The Stags and Peacocks are set to face off at 2:00 ET on ESPN+. The Peacocks will host the game at Yanitelli Center in Jersey City, NJ. Fairfield come into this Metro Atlantic Athletic conference matchup as the -2.5 favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 134.5 points.

FAIRFIELD STAGS VS SAINT PETER’S PEACOCKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Saint Peter’s Peacocks +2.5

This game will be played at Yanitelli Center at 2:00 ET on Saturday, February 10th.

WHY BET THE SAINT PETER’S PEACOCKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Peacocks.
  • Not only will Saint Peter’s pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +2.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 134.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Do the Stags Have a Shot at a Road Win?

After picking up an 84-67 win over Rider, Fairfield has now won two straight games and is 14-9 overall. The Stags have gone 8-4 in conference play and 6-5 in non-conference action. For the season, Fairfield has gone 7-6 on the road and has an average scoring margin of +.8 points per game.

So far, Fairfield has been favored in 12 of its 23 games, going 9-3 in those contests. Over their last 10 road games, the Stags are 7-3, and they have gone 3-2 in their last five road games.

As the favorite this season, Fairfield has gone 6-6 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Stags have an ATS record of 5-5. On the road this year, Fairfield is 6-7 ATS and over their last 10 road games, they are 6-4 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Fairfield games is 16-6 and today’s line of 134.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this year (144.2). So far, 17 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 156 points and their OU record over their last 10 games is 8-2.

Fairfield’s offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 84 points against Rider. They had an overall field goal percentage of 53.4% and made 11/16 free throws. On the offensive front, the Stags have a season-long field goal percentage of 45%, ranking 174th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 79th in terms of percentage and 38th in three-pointers made.

Coming into today’s game, the Fairfield defense is giving up an average of 71.6 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Rider, the Broncs finished with a field goal percentage of 53% and a total of 67 points vs. Fairfield.

Can the Peacocks Pull the Upset at Home?

After losing their last game to Quinnipiac by a score of 84-73, Saint Peter’s will look to snap their two-game losing streak. On the season, the Peacocks have an 11-10 record, including a 7-4 mark in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play.

At home this season, Saint Peter’s has gone 4-2, and over their last 10 games at home, they have a record of 6-4. As the underdog, the Peacocks are 3-7, and they are 7-2 when favored.

Against the spread, Saint Peter’s has an 11-8 record this season. At home, they are 3-3 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Peacocks have gone 5-5 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Saint Peter’s games is 8-11. So far, their games have averaged 128.6 points. Today’s over/under line of 134.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this year (130.2). Over their last three games, their games have averaged 132 points.

Saint Peter’s is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 73 points versus Quinnipiac. This output is higher than their season-average of 64.6 points per game. The team’s top scorer is Latrell Reid, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 12.2, while Corey Washington also carries a PPG average of 14.5 into the game.

At present, the Peacocks’ defense is nationally ranked 27th, allowing 64.6 points per game. In today’s game vs. Fairfield, the Saint Peter’s defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Saint Peter’s made 24 free-throws vs. the Peacocks.