Northeastern Huskies (5-9) vs. Monmouth Hawks (8-6)
As the NCAA Men’s Basketball season heats up, a showdown between Northeastern Huskies and Monmouth Hawks promises to be a showcase of talent and strategy. Both teams come into this Monday night game ranked 5-9 for Huskies while 8-6 is what stands between them; thus making this Monday night contest, scheduled at 7:00 PM ET in Donald W Reynolds Center broadcast by CBSSN an important moment in each team’s season. Fans and bettors alike are watching out for NCAAB free picks as this Monday night matchup could prove decisive.
Northeastern Huskies have shown some impressive resilience despite their less-than-ideal win-loss record, showing resilience during gameplay while facing both obstacles and small victories on their recent run. Over their past five games, the Huskies have achieved only one victory – an indication of an ineffective strategy and less consistent execution on court. Although their road games against the spread have not gone well, their record is 5-4; suggesting they might have an edge when adapting to away conditions. Their overall performance shows an average of 71.4 points per game with an impressive field goal percentage of 46.5; however, their 3-point field goal percentage falls at an uninspiring 31% which may require further attention.
Monmouth Hawks enter this game with an 8-6 record, having posted three wins out of their last five matches against the Huskies, as well as being exceptionally consistent against the spread, boasting 4-1 in their past five outings (and 5-1 on the road!), showing they’re both competitive yet resilient under pressure – scoring an average of 69.9 points per game while possessing slightly lower field goal percentage (42.5%) but higher 3-point field goal percentage of 37.2% than their opponents could provide them an edge from beyond the arc.
Northeastern Huskies vs. Monmouth Hawks Game Info
|Monday, January 8, 2024 at 7:00 PM ET
|Donald W. Reynolds Center
Chris Doherty (Forward) vs. Xander Rice (Guard)
Chris Doherty has been an impressive forward for Northeastern Huskies this season. Starting all 14 games while averaging 28.5 minutes and 12.6 points per game while also contributing an impressive 7.1 rebound per game to their defense play. However, Doherty’s 56.2% field goal percentage may not be sufficient against Hawks defense; therefore he will need to push beyond current averages for Northeastern to secure victory.
Monmouth Hawks guard Xander Rice has been an instrumental component for his team, contributing 18.8 points per game over 14 games while playing 34.6 minutes per game – not only scoring but also playmaking as evidenced by his 3.6 assist average per game and impressive field goal percentage (35.4%) which could potentially pose issues; yet his free throw percentage (87.4%) indicates an individual that can deliver in clutch situations.
Doherty and Rice will likely determine the game’s outcome when they meet on the court, depending on their individual performances. Doherty’s strength and rebounding prowess could offset Rice’s agility and scoring prowess – this matchup being crucial as both are essential players on their respective teams’ strategies.
NCAAB Odds/Point Spread: TBD, Total Odds: TBD
Betting odds for this game have yet to be established; however, given recent performances and trends, the Monmouth Hawks could enter as slight favorites. Bettors should consider Monmouth’s successful track record against the spread when playing away games as an important factor when making their decision for this contest.
Northeastern Huskies Betting Trends
Northeastern Huskies betting trends reveal a team that is struggling to find their footing. A record of 1-4 in their last five games and 2-3 against the spread suggests they have underperformed both on the court and betting markets, although their slightly better road games against spread suggests there might still be hope – particularly if they can utilize average scoring averages and improve 3-point shooting accuracy.
Monmouth Hawks Betting Trends
Monmouth Hawks betting trends, on the other hand, have proven more promising. Their recent five game record and 4-1 mark against the spread signal a team which not only wins but surpasses expectations as well. Furthermore, road game performance stands out with 5-1 against spread record; these indicators suggest that these Hawks are not simply winners but reliable options for bettors as well.
Northeastern Huskies vs. Monmouth Hawks 1/8/24 Betting Picks
Monmouth Hawks appear to be the safer bet in this matchup based on analysis and betting trends. Their consistent performance against the spread and superior overall record have given them an edge against Northeastern Huskies this season. If interested in prop or over/under betting options, paying attention to individual player performances such as Xander Rice scoring could prove profitable; as best live betting website options update their odds frequently enough, keep an eye out for changes due to player injuries or any unforeseen circumstances.