Betting on today’s Peacocks and Stags game? Catch the action at Leo D. Mahoney Arena in Fairfield, CT, as the Stags hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 135 points, and the Stags are favored to win at home against the Peacocks.

SAINT PETER’S PEACOCKS VS FAIRFIELD STAGS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Fairfield Stags -3.5

This game will be played at Leo D. Mahoney Arena at 7:00 ET on Friday, January 19th.

WHY BET THE FAIRFIELD STAGS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Stags.
  • Not only will Fairfield pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 135 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Will Saint Peter’s Win on the Road?

Heading into their matchup against Fairfield, Saint Peter’s has won five straight games and is 9-5 overall. The Peacocks are 5-0 in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play and have gone 5-4 on the road this season.

So far, Saint Peter’s has been the underdog in seven of its 14 games, going 3-4 in those contests. The Peacocks’ average scoring margin on the road is +0.4, and they have won two straight games away from home.

As the underdog, Saint Peter’s has been solid vs. the spread this season, going 5-2. Their ATS record this year is 9-4, and they have gone 7-2 vs. the spread on the road. Over their last 10 road games, the Peacocks have an impressive ATS mark of 8-2.

On the season, the over/under record for Saint Peter’s sits at 6-7 and the average over/under line in their games is 130. So far, 11 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line of 135. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 136 points and their over/under record during this stretch is 2-1.

In their latest game, Saint Peter’s offense put up 81 points against Manhattan. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 46.6% and made 5 threes. Offensively, the Peacocks have a season long field goal percentage of 39%, which is 386th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 335th in percentage and 326th in three-pointers made.

At this time, the Peacocks’ defense is positioned 24th in the country, permitting 63.8 points per game. The Saint Peter’s defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 68 points and allowed Manhattan to connect on 7 threes.

Can the Stags Offense Score Enough at Home?

At home this season, Fairfield is 3-2, and they have won three straight games at home. On the year, their average scoring margin at home is +5.0, and their average scoring margin on the road is +1.2.

So far, the Stags have played in seven games where they were favored, and they have gone 5-2 in those games. Overall, they are 10-7, and in their last game, they beat Canisius 88-63.

As the favorite this season, Fairfield has gone 4-3 against the spread. At home, the Stags’ ATS mark is just 2-3 this year. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, Fairfield has gone 5-5 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 135 is lower than the average over/under line in Fairfield games this season of 143.1. Their over/under record for the season is 12-4. In their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 with an average scoring total of 153 points per game.

In their latest game, Fairfield’s offense looked good, scoring 88 points against Canisius. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 57.1% and made 6/7 free throws. On the offensive front, the Stags have a season-long field goal percentage of 45%, ranking 189th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 102nd in terms of percentage and 54th in three-pointers made.

The Stags’ defense is presently ranked 143rd nationally, allowing an average of 71.3 points per contest. Fairfield’s three-point defense is currently 85th in the country at 6.4 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 42.3% of their shots vs. Fairfield.