Betting on today's Huskies and Hawks game? Catch the action at OceanFirst Bank Center in West Long Branch, NJ, as the Hawks hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on CBSS. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 140 points, and the Hawks are favored to win at home against the Huskies.


The Pick: Monmouth Hawks -3.5

This game will be played at OceanFirst Bank Center at 7:00 ET on Monday, January 8th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Hawks.
  • Not only will Monmouth pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 140 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.

Do the Huskies Stand a Chance in West Long Branch?

Coming into today's game, the Northeastern Huskies are the underdog with a point spread of +3.5. So far this season, they have an overall record of 5-9 and have lost their last two games.

On the road, Northeastern has a record of 2-6 and have an average scoring margin of -7.2 points per game. In their last game, they faced Stony Brook and lost by a score of 62-53.

As the underdog, Northeastern has gone just 3-5 vs. the spread this season. Their overall ATS mark is 7-7. On the road, the Huskies have gone 4-4 ATS this year and are 5-5 in their last 10 road games vs. the spread. Over their last three road contests, Northeastern is 2-1 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Northeastern games is 11-3. So far, the average scoring total in their games is 145 points. Today's over/under line of 140 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this season (138.4). In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 139 points.

Northeastern offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 53 points against Stony Brook. In that game, they made 4/18 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 33.3%. Coming into the game, the Huskies offense has strugled with their outside shot this season, hitting threes at a rate of just 30%. On average, they get up 18.6 three-point attempts per game and are averaging 14.7 made free-throws.

So far, the Huskies' defense is ranked 208th in the country at 73.6 points per contest. In today's game, the Northeastern defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 4 three-pointers while giving up 62 points.

Is A Home Victory Likely for Favored Monmouth?

Monmouth comes into today's game as the favorite, with a point spread of -3.5. So far this season, the Hawks are 8-6 and have gone 7-1 at home.

In their last game, Monmouth took on Towson and came away with a 51-43 victory. Over their last ten games at home, the Hawks have gone 8-2.

Monmouth has been solid against the spread this season, going 10-3-1. They have been even better vs. the spread at home, going 6-2. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Hawks have gone 6-4 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Monmouth games is 6-7-1. Today's over/under line of 140 is lower than the average OU line in their games this season (143.6). In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 123 points. On the season, the average scoring total in their games is 141.4 points.

The Monmouth offense is coming off a game in which they scored 51 points vs. Towson. Overall their field goal percentage was 32.8% while connecting on 1 three. The team's top scorer is Xander Rice, who comes into today's matchup with an average of 18.8, while Jack Collins also maintains a PPG average of 11.4 leading up to the game.

So far, the Hawks' defense is ranked 159th in the country at 71.4 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Towson, the Tigers finished with a field goal percentage of 32% and a total of 43 points vs. Monmouth.