Monmouth Hawks vs Iona Gaels 1/26/2020 Picks, Predictions and Spread
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Monmouth Hawks vs Iona Gaels 1/26/2020 – An entertaining Metro Atlantic Athletic conference is all set to take place as Monmouth Hawks take on Iona Gaels from Hynes Athletics Center in New Rochelle, New York. Monmouth holds an overall record of 11-7 and the Gaels are no better with a 5-9 overall record. When it comes to conference play, Monmouth managed to win five of their seven games and the Gaels have won three of their seven. College basketball sports betting have revealed their picks and predictions of this game.
Monmouth Hawks vs Iona Gaels 1/26/2020
Monmouth Hawks managed to defeat an easy team like Niagara Purple Eagles by scoring 82 points to victory. From the defensive end, the Hawks restricted Niagara to just 71 points. At present, the Hawks are the only team to hold an impressive overall record in the MAA Conference. Playing against Iona might not seem to be a big task as Monmouth managed to take out some of the bigger teams in their league.
Players to watch: D. Hammond G (18 GP 29.6 MIN 15.9 PTS 3.1 REB 0.8 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 1.6 TO 43 FG% 78.6 FT% 37.5 3P%), R. Salnave G (18 GP 26.8 MIN 14.6 PTS 4.7 REB 3.1 AST 1.6 STL 0.2 BLK 2.4 TO 41.4 FG% 86.7 FT% 48.6 3P%), M. Traore F 18 GP 20.5 MIN 6.9 PTS 5.4 REB 0.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.4 BLK 1.7 TO 40.2 FG% 69.7 FT% 0 3P%).
Despite their struggle, Iona managed to get past Canisius in their last outing with a final score of 69-66. The Gaels have a long way to get back on track and things seem to be slipping out of hand. Iona needs to focus on their offensive and defensive strategy equally. The top scorer for Iona is EJ Crawford netting 17 points per game on average. When it comes to rebounds, Tajuan Agee has taken the lead with close to 7.6 boards per game.
Players to watch: E.J. Crawford G (14 GP 36.8 MIN 17 PTS 5.1 REB 1.4 AST 1.2 STL 0.2 BLK 3 TO 46.5 FG% 81.6 FT% 29.6 3P%) T. Agee F (14 GP 31.4 MIN 14.1 PTS 7.6 REB 2.7 AST 1.1 STL 1.6 BLK 4.6 TO 53.2 FG% 74.4 FT% 38.9 3P%), I. Washington G (13 GP 28.2 MIN 9.6 PTS 4.3 REB 3.2 AST 1.6 STL 0.4 BLK 1.8 TO 40.8 FG% 76.5 FT% 31.1 3P%).
Monmouth Hawks vs Iona Gaels Betting Predictions
Monmouth is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
Iona is 3-10-1 ATS in their last 14 games.
Monmouth Hawks vs Iona Gaels Betting Picks
Iona will not have the capacity to prevent Monmouth from scoring in this game. The Gaels will struggle to get past with their poor offense. Some of the best college basketball betting sites have predicted Monmouth to win this game with ease.
Moneyline: The Hawks are holding a moneyline of +128 and the Gaels are holding a moneyline of -150.
ATS: An ATS of +1.5 is set for the Hawks and a spread of -1.5 is set for the Gaels.
Totals: The total is all set to go over 145 for the Hawks and the total is all set to go under 145 for the Gaels.
Score Prediction: 73-65, Monmouth Hawks.