Betting on today’s Peacocks and Scarlet Knights game? Catch the action at Jersey Mike’s Arena in Piscataway, NJ, as the Scarlet Knights hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on B1G+. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 123.5 points, and the Scarlet Knights are favored to win at home against the Peacocks.

SAINT PETER’S PEACOCKS VS RUTGERS SCARLET KNIGHTS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Saint Peter’s Peacocks +15

This game will be played at Jersey Mike’s Arena at 7:00 ET on Monday, November 27th.

WHY BET THE SAINT PETER’S PEACOCKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Scarlet Knights.
  • Even though we have Rutgers winning straight-up, we like Saint Peter’s at +15.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 123.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.

Will Saint Peter’s Find a Way to Win on the Road?

Coming into today’s game against Rutgers, Saint Peter’s has a 1-3 overall record. In away games, the Peacocks are 1-2, while they are 0-1 at home. Entering today’s game, Saint Peter’s has a 1-3 against the spread (ATS) record. In their previous ten games, which includes the previous season, Saint Peter’s has gone 6-4 ATS.

So far, Saint Peter’s’ games have averaged 130.8 points per game with the average over/under line being 132.1 points. Over the course of the last five games, the Peacocks’ games have averaged 64 points per game, along with an over/under record of 3-2.

The Saint Peter’s offense is coming off a game in which they scored 61 points vs. Massachusetts-Lowell. Overall their field goal percentage was 38.5% while connecting on 4 threes. The team’s top scorer is Latrell Reid, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 11.5, while Michael Houge also maintains a PPG average of 11.5 leading up to the game.

At this time, the Peacocks’ defense is positioned 54th in the country, permitting 64.5 points per game. Saint Peter’s’ three-point defense is currently 51st in the country at 6.2 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 43.1% of their shots vs. Saint Peter’s.

Can the Rutgers Offense Score Enough at Home?

Today, Rutgers will face Saint Peter’s in their 6th game of the season. So far this year, they have a 4-1 record. In their last ten home games, which includes games from last year, Rutgers has gone 4-6. Rutgers’ record vs. the spread heading into today’s game stands at 3-2. In the team’s previous five games, they have a 3-2 record vs. the spread.

Rutgers’ games have, on average, featured 129 points per game leading to an over/under record of 1-4-0. Their average over/under line is currently 137.3 points so far. In their most recent three games, the Scarlet Knights’ over/under record is 1-2, with their games averaging 74 points per game.

Coming off a good offensive performance, Rutgers’ offense scored 85 points against Howard. Their field goal percentage for the game was 54.2%, and they went 16/26 from the free-throw line. Derek Simpson led the scoring for the Scarlet Knights, contributing 23 points. Additionally, Clifford Omoruyi chipped in with 15 points.

Rutgers’ defense has been playing well, ranking 10th nationally, with 58.6 points allowed per game. In their previous game vs. Howard, the Bison finished with a field goal percentage of 54% and a total of 63 points vs. Rutgers.