Monmouth Hawks vs. Niagara Purple Eagles: 1/29/2021 Betting Trends, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line and Preview

Written by on January 29, 2021

The Monmouth Hawks (5-2) are 2-point favorites as they attempt to extend a four-game win streak when they visit the Niagara Purple Eagles (5-6) on Friday, January 29, 2021 at Gallagher Center. The contest airs at 4:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The matchup’s over/under is set at 146.5.

Betting Information

Monmouth vs Niagara Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Monmouth -2 -112 -109 146.5 -109 -112 -138 112

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Total Facts

  • The Hawks and their opponents have recorded more than 146.5 points in 57.1% of their games this season (four of seven opportunities).
  • In one of 11 games (9.1%) this season, Niagara has combined with its opponents to score at least 146.5 points.
  • The Hawks and the Purple Eagles combine to average 6.6 less points per game than the over/under of 146.5 set for this matchup.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 10.6 fewer points per game (135.9) than this game’s total of 146.5 points.
  • The Hawks average point total in matchups this season is 153.6, 7.1 points higher than the total in this game.
  • The average point total for the Purple Eagles this season is 24.2 points less than this game’s over/under.

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Monmouth Betting Information

  • Monmouth has been good against the spread this season, posting a 4-2-1 record.
  • The Hawks fare well when favored by at least 2 points, posting a 3-1 record against the spread.
  • The Hawks have failed to combine with their opponents to reach the over/under just 2 times in 7 games this season.

Niagara Betting Information

  • Niagara has a winning record against the spread, going 6-4 ATS (covering 60.0% of the time).
  • The Purple Eagles have fared well as a 2-point underdog, going 3-1 against the spread when they are at least 2-point underdogs.
  • In most of Niagara’s games this year, the teams have not hit the over (3 out of 10 games, 30%).

Head to Head

Monmouth vs Niagara (Last 3 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/16/2020 Monmouth -3.5 144.5 -175 +140 Regular Season 77-72 NIAGRA
1/24/2020 Monmouth -7 141.5 -315 +255 Regular Season 82-71 MONM
1/26/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 75-48 NIAGRA

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Monmouth Leaders

  • The Hawks scoring leader is Deion Hammond, who averages 18.3 per contest to go with 3.6 rebounds and 2.2 assists.
  • Monmouth’s leading rebounder is Marcus McClary averaging 6.4 boards per game and its best passer is Samuel Chaput and his 3.1 assists per game.
  • George Papas leads his teammates on the Hawks with 2.8 made threes per contest.
  • The Monmouth steals leader is Myles Ruth, who averages 1.9 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Hammond, who compiles 0.7 rejections per contest.

Niagara Leaders

  • Marcus Hammond is at the top of nearly all of the Purple Eagles’ leaderboards by recording 14.6 points, 6.3 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game.
  • Marcus Hammond knocks down 2.1 three-pointers per game, the most on the Purple Eagles.
  • Kobi Nwandu (1.0 steal per game) and Greg Kuakumensah (1.0 block per game) lead the Purple Eagles in steals and blocks, respectively.
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