Looking to win big? The Mountain Hawks and Hawks face off at 7:00 ET on FloH. The Hawks are hosting the game at OceanFirst Bank Center in West Long Branch, NJ. The Mountain Hawks are the favorites in this non-conference matchup against the Hawks. The over/under for the game is set at 146.5 points.
LEHIGH MOUNTAIN HAWKS VS MONMOUTH HAWKS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Monmouth Hawks +1
This game will be played at OceanFirst Bank Center at 7:00 ET on Tuesday, November 21st.
WHY BET THE MONMOUTH HAWKS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-67 in favor of the Hawks.
- Not only will Monmouth pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +1.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 146.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.
Can Lehigh Live Up to the Hype on the Road?
Lehigh has an overall record of 0-3 heading into today’s game. In their previous five road games, which includes last year, Lehigh is 1-4. As of now, Lehigh’s record against the spread stands at 0-3 going into today’s game. Taking into account the team’s past three games, including the previous season, they have a 2-0 ATS record and an average scoring differential of -3.
Lehigh comes in with an over/under record of 1-2-0 through three games, with their games averaging a combined 153 points per game so far. Over the course of the last five games, the Mountain Hawks’ games have averaged 73 points per game, along with an over/under record of 2-2.
Compared to their season average of 75.2 points per game, Lehigh struggled in their previous game. Against North Carolina, the Mountain Hawks scored 68 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 36.6%. On the offensive front, the Mountain Hawks have a season-long field goal percentage of 43%, ranking 273rd nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 294th in terms of percentage and 146th in three-pointers made.
Currently, the Mountain Hawks’ defense holds the 161st rank in the nation, allowing 78.2 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 5.8 threes per game vs. Monmouth. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 24.1%.
Are the Hawks Ready for a Home Win?
Monmouth enters their 4th game of the season with a 1-2 record. If they win today, they will have a .500 record at home, where they are currently 0-1. As of today’s game, Monmouth has a 1-2 record against the spread. When considering their performance in the previous season, Monmouth is 4-6 against the spread in their last ten games.
Through three games, Monmouth has an over/under record of 1-1-1 with their games averaging a combined 136.7 points per game so far. The Hawks’ last five games have culminated with an average of 67 points per game and an over/under record of 4-0-1.
The Monmouth offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 57 points versus Princeton. During the game, they attempted 17 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 35.1%. Xander Rice was the leading scorer for the Hawks, putting up 16 points. In addition, Cornelius Robinson Jr. contributed 9 points.
At this time, the Hawks’ defense is positioned 117th in the country, permitting 73.0 points per game. Against Princeton in their most recent game, the Monmouth defense gave up a total of 82 points while allowing Princeton to hit 35% of their shots.