Betting on today's Peacocks and Red Foxes game? Catch the action at McCann Center in Poughkeepsie, NY, as the Red Foxes hosts this showdown at 2:00 ET on ESPN+. The odds for this Metro Atlantic Athletic conference game currently have Marist as the -3 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 119.5 points.

SAINT PETER'S PEACOCKS VS MARIST RED FOXES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Marist Red Foxes -3

This game will be played at McCann Center at 2:00 ET on Sunday, February 4th.

WHY BET THE MARIST RED FOXES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Red Foxes.
  • Not only will Marist pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 119.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Will the Peacocks Find a Way to Win on the Road?

Through 19 games, Saint Peter's has an 11-8 record, including a 7-2 mark in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. On the road, the Peacocks are 6-5, and they have gone 3-5 as an underdog.

Most recently, Saint Peter's beat Siena by a score of 63-52. The team's average scoring margin on the road this season is +0.5, and over the last 10 road games, the Peacocks have gone 6-4.

As the underdog this season, Saint Peter's has gone 5-3 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS mark is 8-3, and over their last 10 road games, they are 7-3 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Saint Peter's games is 7-10 and today's line of 119.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (130.4). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 119 points and their over/under record during this stretch is 0-3.

The Saint Peter's offense is coming off a game in which they scored 63 points vs. Siena. Overall their field goal percentage was 36.4% while connecting on 3 threes. Leading the team in scoring was Latrell Reid with 21 points. Roy Clarke also added 10 points for the Peacocks.

At present, the Peacocks' defense is nationally ranked 16th, allowing 63.7 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Saint Peter's' defense has allowed opponents to shoot 39.9% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 29.0% this season.

Will the Marist Defense Show Up at Home?

Marist enters this game with a 10-9 record, including a 5-5 mark in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. So far, they have gone 5-3 at home compared to 5-6 on the road. For the season, the Red Foxes have been favored in 10 of their 19 games, going 7-3 in those contests.

In their most recent game, Marist lost to Mount St. Mary's by a score of 76-58. Over their last 10 games at home, the Red Foxes have gone 6-4, and they are 2-3 in their last five contests at home. On average, Marist has outscored opponents by 6.4 points per game at home this season.

Marist has an ATS record of 11-8 this season and is 6-4 vs. the spread when favored. At home, the Red Foxes are 4-4 vs. the spread this season and have gone 5-5 in their last 10 games as the favorite.

This season, the over/under record for Marist games is 6-13 and today's line of 119.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games (132.7). So far, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today's over/under line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 137 points.

Against Mount St. Mary's, the Marist had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 64.6 points per game. They scored 58 points and posted a field goal percentage of 37% in the game. For the season, the Marist offense has struggled to get to the free-throw line, ranking just 346th in terms of free-throw attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 44%.

Marist's defense has been playing well, ranking 14th nationally, with 63.4 points allowed per game. In their previous game vs. Mount St. Mary's, the Mountaineers finished with a field goal percentage of 37% and a total of 76 points vs. Marist.