Looking to win big? The Hawks and Tigers face off at 7:00 ET on FloH. The Tigers are hosting the game at SECU Arena in Towson, MD. The over/under for this Coastal Athletic Association conference contest is set at 133 points, with Towson being favored by -6.5 at home against Monmouth.

MONMOUTH HAWKS VS TOWSON TIGERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Towson Tigers -6.5

This game will be played at SECU Arena at 7:00 ET on Thursday, February 22nd.

WHY BET THE TOWSON TIGERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Tigers.
  • Not only will Towson pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -6.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 133 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Can Monmouth Stun the Crowd at SECU Arena?

Monmouth is getting ready for their 28th game of the year, holding a 15-12 record. This season, Monmouth has gone 1-11 on the road and 14-1 at home. Taking a closer look at Monmouth’s ATS performance, they currently stand at 17-9-1 heading into today’s game. On the road, the Hawks have a 7-4-1 record vs. the spread, while at home they are 10-5 vs. the spread.

Monmouth comes in with an over/under record of 13-12-2 through 27 games, with their games averaging a combined 145.2 points per game so far. In their most recent three games, the Hawks’ over/under record is 1-1-1, with their games averaging 154 points per game.

Monmouth is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 84 points versus Stony Brook. This output is higher than their season-average of 72.4 points per game. The team’s top scorer is Xander Rice, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 21.1, while Jack Collins also maintains a PPG average of 10.3 leading up to the game.

So far, the Hawks’ defense is ranked 191st in the country at 72.8 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Monmouth’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 43.0% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 34.2% this season.

Is A Home Victory Likely for Favored Towson?

Towson enters today’s game against Monmouth with a record of 16-11. In their away games, the Tigers have a 5-6 record and at home, they are 10-4. At this point in the season, Towson has a winning record against the spread at 13-12. When playing on the road, the Tigers are 6-5 vs. the spread, while at home they are at .500 with a 7-7 record vs. the spread.

Up to this point, games involving Towson have had an average of 131.6 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 132.4 points. Their over/under record is 10-15-0. Looking at the Tigers’ last three games, their over/under record is 1-2 with their games averaging 125 points per game.

Coming off their recent game, the Towson offense tallied 61 points in a matchup against Hampton. Their field goal percentage for the game was 36.2%, and they made 2 threes. The team’s scoring leader is Christian May, who holds an average of 11.6 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Dylan Williamson is averaging 9.7 points per game this season.

In the current season, the Towson defense has excelled, sitting 16th in the nation by allowing 63.9 points per game. So far, the Towson defense is giving up an average of 7.4 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11 times per game (501st).