Looking to win big? The Red Foxes and Peacocks face off at 3:00 ET on ESPN+. The Peacocks are hosting the game at Yanitelli Center in Jersey City, NJ. This Metro Atlantic Athletic conference matchup has an over/under of 121.5 points, and Saint Peter’s is favored to win by -2.5 at home vs. Marist.

MARIST RED FOXES VS SAINT PETER’S PEACOCKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Saint Peter’s Peacocks -2.5

This game will be played at Yanitelli Center at 3:00 ET on Sunday, February 25th.

WHY BET THE SAINT PETER’S PEACOCKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 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 121.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Can Marist Deliver Being Underdogs on the Road?

Marist comes into this game as the underdog, and they have a record of 4-6 when they are the underdog this season. They are also 8-6 on the road this season, and they have won their last four road games.

So far this season, Marist has gone 15-9, and they are currently on a five-game winning streak. In their last game, they were victorious over Manhattan by a score of 57-50.

Marist has been a solid team against the spread this season, going 15-9. On the road, they have gone 9-5 vs. the spread. As the underdog, the Red Foxes have a mark of 6-4 vs. the spread this year. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Marist has gone 6-4 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Marist games is 7-17 and today’s line of 121.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games (132.2). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 125 points and this year, 16 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line.

In their latest game, Marist offense put up 57 points against Manhattan. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 39.6% and made 4 threes. Max Allen is leading the team in scoring at 11.9 points per contest. Josh Pascarelli has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 10.9 going into the game.

So far, the Red Foxes’ defense is ranked 7th in the country at 61.4 points per contest. Against Manhattan, the Red Foxes’ defense gave up 50 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Manhattan only made 10 free-throws.

Can the Peacocks Deliver Being Favored at Home?

Through 25 games, Saint Peter’s has a record of 14-11, including a 10-6 mark in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play. The Peacocks have won three straight games and are 8-3 when favored this season.

At home, Saint Peter’s is 5-4 this year, and they have gone 6-4 in their last 10 games at home. Their average scoring margin at home is +3.7 points per game.

As the favorite this season, Saint Peter’s has gone 7-4 vs. the spread. At home, their ATS mark is 5-4. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Peacocks are 6-4 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Saint Peter’s games is 10-14, and today’s over/under line of 121.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this year (130.4). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 125 points. So far, 18 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line of 121.5.

Coming off their recent game, the Saint Peter’s offense tallied 70 points in a matchup against Mount St. Mary’s. Their field goal percentage for the game was 42.6%, and they made 6 threes. Corey Washington led the team in scoring, putting up 25 points. Additionally, Latrell Reid contributed 16 points for the Peacocks.

This season, the Saint Peter’s defense has been impressive, holding the 17th position in the country while permitting an average of 63.7 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Saint Peter’s’ defense has allowed opponents to shoot 40.9% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 31.4% this season.