Iona Gaels vs Fairfield Stags 12/11/2020 NCAAB Previews, Tips & Game Analysis
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Iona Gaels vs Fairfield Stags 12/11/2020 – It has been a rough start for the Fairfield Stags and they hope to get out of the quicksand before things get deeper. They will be hosting this game against the Iona Gaels this Friday, December 11 at the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard located in Bridgeport, Connecticut. It will be ESPNU that owns the broadcast rights of the game and they will start the broadcast at exactly 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time. For basketball fans who want to watch through the internet, SofaScore has an online live stream. This is going to be close but it is seen by College Basketball Lines that the Fairfield Stags will still stay winless after facing the Iona Gaels.
Iona Gaels vs Fairfield Stags 12/11/2020
The Iona Gaels have only one win in the first three games of the season. That was against the Hofstra Pride and it was an eight-point victory. The two losses that they have right now are from the Seton Hall Pirates from opening night and the latest was with the Morgan State Bears by 11 points, 72-83. Berrick Jeanlouis had a breakout game shooting 7-of-9 from the field and finishing with 15 points, 11 rebounds and four steals. Isaiah Ross was not far behind with 12 points and three rebounds while Ryan Meyers had 10. Leading the team in scoring was Tahlik Chavez coming off the bench with 17 points and five assists.
Players to Watch: I. Ross G (GP 3 MIN 37 PTS 22.7 REB 4.7 AST 1.3 STL 1 BLK 0 TO 3.3 FG% 48.9 FT% 85.7 3PT% 41.7), N. Joseph F (GP 3 MIN 30.3 PTS 11 REB 7 AST 1.7 STL 1 BLK 2.3 TO 2.3 FG% 56.5 FT% 87.5 3PT% 0), B. JeanLouis G (GP 3 MIN 30.3 PTS 10 REB 7.7 AST 1 STL 3.3 BLK 1.7 TO 1.3 FG% 52 FT% 33.3 3PT% 30).
The Fairfield Stags have already played four games into the season and all of them are bad losses. Their opening game against Providence Friars was by 39 points while it was only five points against the Hartford Hawks. The closest to a win was an overtime defeat against the Stony Brook Seawolves, 69-72. Their most recent matchup was a 13 point loss against the Hartford Hawks again. Jesus Cruz was the best player on the team as he did 16 points and two rebounds while Taj Benning gave his best doing 12 points and six rebounds while shooting 50% from the field.
Players to Watch: J. Cruz G (GP 4 MIN 31.8 PTS 13 REB 4.8 AST 1 STL 0.8 BLK 0 TO 2.5 FG% 45.8 FT% 70 3PT% 8.3), T. Benning G (GP 4 MIN 35 PTS 11.3 REB 4 AST 0.5 STL 0.8 BLK 0 TO 1 FG% 38.1 FT% 83.3 3PT% 27.3), C. Green G (GP 4 MIN 37 PTS 9 REB 2.5 AST 3.3 STL 0.5 BLK 0 TO 3.5 FG% 31.9 FT% 37.5 3PT% 25).
Iona Gaels vs Fairfield Stags Betting Predictions
Iona is 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Fairfield is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Iona Gaels vs Fairfield Stags Betting Picks
This is the prime chance for the Fairfield Stags to score their first victory of the season but their bench players need to come out and do well. The Iona Gaels are not that far across the spread according to Best Sportsbook.
Moneyline: The ML handed to the Gaels as the favored team is at -128 while the Stags are at +108.
Spread: It is just one point between both teams with the Stags taking the +1 and the Gaels are at -1.
Total: The given total for this matchup is 136.5 with the Gaels the team going over and the Stags are under.
Score Prediction: 70-67, Gaels win.