Fairfield vs. Saint Peter's - 1/15/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Saint Peter's Peacocks (5-8) at Fairfield Stags (6-9)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 7:00 pm (Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard)
The Line: Fairfield Stags -3.5 -- Over/Under: 118
The Saint Peter's Peacocks and Fairfield Stags meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Alumni Hall.
The Saint Peter's Peacocks look for win after splitting their last 10 games. The Saint Peter's Peacocks are averaging 65.3 points on 39.7 percent shooting and allowing 66.7 points on 41.5 percent shooting. Doug Edert is averaging 9.5 points and 1.9 rebounds while Daryl Banks III is averaging 9.2 points and 1.7 rebounds. KC Ndefo is dishing 1.2 assists and Derrick Woods is grabbing 4.9 rebounds. The Saint Peter's Peacocks are shooting 36.5 percent from beyond the arc and 68.5 percent from the free throw line. The Saint Peter's Peacocks are allowing 34.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.3 rebounds per game. The Saint Peter's Peacocks have lost five of their last seven road games.
The Fairfield Stags look for a win after winning five of their last eight games. The Fairfield Stags are averaging 61 points on 41.8 percent shooting and allowing 63.7 points on 42.5 percent shooting. Landon Taliaferro is averaging 14.6 points and 2.2 rebounds while Jesus Cruz is averaging 12.5 points and 1.9 assists. Taj Benning is dishing 2.9 assists and Vincent Eze is grabbing 5.7 rebounds. The Fairfield Stags are shooting 33.1 percent from beyond the arc and 67.9 percent from the free throw line. The Fairfield Stags are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.2 rebounds per game. The Fairfield Stags have lost four of their last five home games.
The Peacocks are 9-1 ATS in their last 10 road games, 2-6 ATS in their last 8 Wednesday games and 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Stags are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 home games, 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Wednesday games and 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games overall. The under is 41-20-2 in Peacocks last 63 road games. The under is 22-7 in Stags last 29 overall.
These teams are a combined 20-8 ATS on the season, so you can make a case for either side. The Saint Peter's Peacocks lose on the road by an average of five points and shoot 39.9 percent from the field. The Fairfield Stags have lost four of their last five home games where they shoot just 39.9 percent from the field. I'll take a shot with the free bucket in this spot.