Monmouth Hawks at Albany Great Danes Free Prediction


The winless Monmouth Hawks (0-10) visit SEFCU Arena to clash against the Albany Great Danes (2-6). Action begins at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 8, 2018.

Monmouth Hawks vs. Albany Great Danes ATS Odds

Both teams were beaten in their last matchup. The Great Danes were beaten by the Iona Gaels, 72-68, while the Hawks were blown out by the Lehigh Mountain Hawks, 85-61.

Monmouth did a great job of making free throws (19-24; 79.2 percent) while Albany had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (35.1 vs. 27.8). Albany rallied around Devonte Campbell, who contributed 17 points and 10 rebounds. Meanwhile, Deion Hammond led the way for Monmouth, putting up 21 points.

The Hawks won the sole game between these two teams last season, 81-73. The Hawks’ turnover percentage was their biggest strength over the Great Danes. Monmouth had a rate of 10.7, while Albany posted a mark of 18.4.

Expect Albany to dominate the offensive glass in this showdown. The Great Danes rank 26th in offensive rebounding percentage (34.9 percent), while Monmouth ranks 266th in defensive rebounding percentage (72.4 percent) since the 2017-18 season.

Monmouth Hawks vs. Albany Great Danes Free Pick

Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Albany, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Albany ranks 16th in rebounds allowed per game (30.9) while Monmouth ranks 237th (35.1).
  • The Great Danes rank 199th in assists per game (12.7) while the Hawks rank 277th (12.3).
  • Monmouth ranks 205th in blocks per game (2.4) while Albany ranks 217th in blocks allowed per game (4.3).
  • The Great Danes rank 120th in three pointers allowed per game (21.4) while the Hawks rank 294th (26.6).
  • Monmouth ranks 81st in steals per game (6.5) while Albany ranks 248th (4.9).