Saint Peter’s Peacocks vs. Marist Red Foxes Betting Odds

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The Saint Peter’s Peacocks (10-16, 4-11 MAAC) will travel to McCann Center to meet the Marist Red Foxes (5-22, 3-12 MAAC) in their home finale. The Over/Under (O/U) for the game opened at 134 points with Saint Peter’s set as a 3-point favorite. Action gets underway at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 17, 2018.

Saint Peter’s Peacocks vs. Marist Red Foxes Betting Preview

In the Peacocks last outing, they fell to the Monmouth Hawks, 73-57. Saint Peter’s Samuel Idowu had 13 points and six rebounds in the contest. Monmouth did an excellent job of converting from the free throw line (23-29; 79.3 percent). Saint Peter’s, meanwhile, had a better turnover percentage (18.7 vs. 20.1). The Red Foxes are trying to rebound after their 83-79 loss to the Fairfield Stags in their last matchup. Brian Parker was Marist’s leading scorer with 18 points on 5-for-14 shooting. Fairfield had a turnover percentage of 9.9 (better than their season average of 16.4). Marist, meanwhile, did a fantastic job of converting from the charity stripe (16-20; 80.0 percent). This contest should be a matchup of opposite paces. Marist has preferred to play fast (59th in possessions per game), while Saint Peter’s has been more half-court-oriented (321st in possessions per game). These teams have already met once this season. The Peacocks won 70-66. Saint Peter’s won the rebounding battle. The Peacocks had 13 offensive rebounds and 30 total rebounds, while the Red Foxes had three and 23, respectively. Davauhnte Turner scored a game-high 30 points.

Saint Peter’s Peacocks at Marist Red Foxes Prediction

Pick: SU Winner – Saint Peter’s, ATS Winner – Saint Peter’s, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • The Red Foxes allow the 32nd-fewest blocks per game (2.6) while the Peacocks rank 42nd (2.7).
  • Saint Peter’s ranks 224th in assists per game (12.0) while Marist ranks 225th (12.0).
  • Saint Peter’s ranks 29th in steals allowed per game (5.1) while Marist ranks 198th (7.5).
  • The Peacocks rank 92nd in three pointers attempted per game (23.6) while the Red Foxes rank 254th in three pointers allowed per game (24.7).
  • Marist ranks 211th in rebounds per game (33.9) while Saint Peter’s ranks 267th (32.2).

Betting Trends:

  • The Red Foxes average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 11.6, up from 8.6 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Peacocks have scored an average of 64.0 points per game (2.5 below their season average) and allowed an average of 70.0 points per game (1.7 above their season average).