Looking to win big? The Tigers 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 Tigers come into this Coastal Athletic Association conference matchup as the betting favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 130 points.

TOWSON TIGERS VS MONMOUTH HAWKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Monmouth Hawks +2.5

This game will be played at OceanFirst Bank Center at 7:00 ET on Thursday, January 4th.

WHY BET THE MONMOUTH HAWKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-68 in favor of the Hawks.
  • Not only will Monmouth pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +2.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 130 points, and we like the over with a projected 142 points.

Will Towson Live Up to Expectations on the Road?

Today, Towson will face Monmouth in their 14th game of the season. They currently have a record of 7-6. Looking back at their previous ten road games, which includes games from last year, Towson has a record of 3-7. Prior to today’s game, Towson has a 4-7 ATS record. However, when examining their performance in the last five games, they have a 3-1 record vs. the spread.

Up to this point, games involving Towson have had an average of 134.3 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 134 points. Their over/under record is 3-8-0. The Tigers have an over/under record of 1-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 152 points per game.

In their most recent game, the Towson offense concluded with only 65 points against Nicholls. Throughout the game, they made 7/28 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 39.7%. Offensively, the Tigers have a season long field goal percentage of 41%, which is 340th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 317th in percentage and 318th in three-pointers made.

In the current season, the Towson defense has excelled, sitting 54th in the nation by allowing 65.5 points per game. Towson will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Nicholls to just 39% shooting in their most recent game.

Is A Home Victory Likely for Underdog Monmouth?

After 13 games, Monmouth has a 7-6 overall record. In away games, the Hawks are 1-5, whereas they are 6-1 when playing at home. As of today’s game, Monmouth holds a 9-3-1 ATS record. Over their last five games, the team has gone 4-1 vs. the spread.

Looking at their over/under performance through 13 games, Monmouth has an over/under record of 6-6-1, with their games averaging 145 points per game on average. The Hawks’ last five games have culminated with an average of 140 points per game and an over/under record of 2-3.

Compared to their season average of 71.4 points per game, Monmouth struggled in their previous game. Against Oklahoma, the Hawks scored 56 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 36.2%. Offensively, the Hawks hold a season-long field goal percentage of 43%, placing them 287th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 48th in terms of percentage and 125th in three-pointers made.

At present, the Hawks’ defense is nationally ranked 192nd, allowing 73.6 points per game. Against Oklahoma in their most recent game, the Monmouth defense gave up a total of 72 points while allowing Oklahoma to hit 48% of their shots.