Monmouth Hawks vs. Fairfield Stags ATS Odds

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The Fairfield Stags (13-15, 8-9 MAAC) and Monmouth Hawks (11-18, 7-10 MAAC) will square off at Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard to bring the regular season to a conclusion. Action begins at 1 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 24, 2018.

Monmouth Hawks vs. Fairfield Stags ATS Preview

The last time the Hawks played, they were victorious over the Rider Broncs, 91-77. Micah Seaborn was the top scorer from either team with 30 points on 10-for-17 shooting. Monmouth played a nearly perfect game. They had an absurd offensive rebounding percentage of 42.9 (above their season average of 26.4) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.647 (above their season average of 0.523). Rider was 36.1 and 0.555, respectively, for those same stats.

The Stags hope to maintain momentum after edging the Siena Saints in their last contest, 70-69. Fairfield rallied around Tyler Nelson, who was the games leading scorer with 18 points on 6-for-20 shooting. The Stags had a ridiculously low turnover percentage of 7.0 (better than their season average of 16.0) and had a free throw rate of 0.273 (above their season average of 0.207).

There should be plenty of transitionoffense in this contest that showcases two of the NCAA’s more fast-breaking teams. Fairfield ranks 39th in possessions per game (73.1) and Monmouth is 41st (73.0). ,

These teams have already met once this season. The Stags won 79-78. Fairfield had a better effective field goal percentage (0.554 vs. 0.475). Monmouth, meanwhile, had a much better turnover percentage (13.5 vs. 20.5). Nelson scored a game-high 26 points.

Monmouth Hawks at Fairfield Stags Free Prediction

Pick: SU Winner – Monmouth, ATS Winner – Monmouth, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • The Stags average 6.4 steals per game, which ranks 119th in the NCAA. The Hawks rank 166th in steals allowed per game (6.9).
  • Fairfield averages 26.9 three pointers per game, which ranks 22nd in the NCAA. Monmouth ranks 276th in three pointers allowed per game (26.3).
  • The Hawks average 35.9 rebounds per game, which ranks 127th in the NCAA. The Stags rank 259th in rebounds allowed per game (38.0).
  • Fairfield ranks 71st in assists per game (15.0) while Monmouth ranks 143rd in assists allowed per game (13.4).

Betting Trends:

  • The Stags average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 4.2, up from 2.5 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Hawks have scored an average of 78.6 points per game (2.3 above their season average) and allowed an average of 78.8 points per game (1.5 above their season average).