Check out our free Marist vs Saint Peter’s pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Jersey City. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.
Marist vs Saint Peter’s Pick & Preview: Friday, February 10th Betting Odds
Red Foxes vs Peacocks Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Marist Red Foxes at Saint Peter’s Peacocks
- Where: Jersey City at Yanitelli Center
- Date: Friday, February 10th
- Betting Odds: Marist +4, MARIST +152 | STPETE -194 O/U 124.0
Red Foxes Preview:
Marist will take the floor against the Peacocks with an overall record of 8-14. So far, the Red Foxes have played 10 games on the road, with a record of 4-6. For the season, Marist has been the underdog in 15 games, sitting with a mark of 4-11. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Red Foxes being +4 point underdogs.
Patrick Gardner comes into today’s game as the Red Foxes’ leading scorer at 18.68 points per contest. Not only has Gardner been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is Marist’s top rebounder at 6.18 boards per contest. Behind Gardner, the team has benefited from the strong play of Noah Harris, who is second on the team in scoring at 9.14 points per game. Overall, he has hit 31.0% of his shots and is adding 2.09 boards per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Marist this season, as they are currently ranked 277th in college basketball at 68.8 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Red Foxes’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 34.4%, placing them 219th in the NCAA.
Heading into today’s matchup vs Marist, the Saint Peter’s Peacocks will be taking the floor for the 23rd time this season and have an overall record of 9-13. So far this season, Saint Peter’s has played 10 games at home, sitting with a record of 6-4. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the Peacocks as the -4 point favorites. The Peacocks have been favored 10 times, going 5-5 straight up.
Saint Peter’s will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Isiah Dasher who is averaging 14.36 points per game for the Peacocks. Dasher is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Peacocks’ offensive game plan is the play of Jaylen Murray who has hit 37.4% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 11.79 points per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Saint Peter’s this season, as they are currently ranked 339th in college basketball at 66.9 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Peacocks’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 35.3%, placing them 165th in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: Saint Peter’s Peacocks -4
Heading into this matchup, our NCAA betting model has identified this game as a profitable opportunity and recommends taking the Saint Peter’s Peacocks to pick up the win and cover the spread as -4 point betting favorites. Although Saint Peter’s as a team is just 287th in overall shooting percentage, we see their offense putting together a strong performance against the Red Foxes’ defense. At -4 we see there being plenty of value in grabbing the Peacocks to come out on top and cover.