Fairfield vs. Saint Peter's MAAC Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, March 7, 2023

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Fairfield vs. Saint Peter’s MAAC Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, March 7, 2023

College Basketball Predictions

The No. 7 seed Fairfield Stags (13-17, 9-11 MAAC) face off against the No. 10 seed Saint Peter’s Peacocks (12-17, 7-13 MAAC) as 2.5-point favorites in the MAAC Tournament Tuesday at Boardwalk Hall, beginning at 7:30 PM on ESPN+. Both teams will look to take one step closer to earning an automatic place in the NCAA Tournament bracket. The matchup has an over/under of 121.5.

Fairfield vs. Saint Peter’s Odds

  • Fairfield odds to win: -145
  • Saint Peter’s odds to win: +125
  • Spread: Fairfield (-2.5)
  • Total: 121.5

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2023
  • Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN+
  • Where: Atlantic City, New Jersey
  • Venue: Boardwalk Hall

Who Will Win Fairfield vs. Saint Peter’s?

Fairfield and Saint Peter’s Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

In games this season it was favored by 2.5 points or more, Fairfield has a 6-5-1 record against the spread.

Saint Peter’s is 5-10 against the spread when an underdog by 2.5 points or more this season.

The two teams average a combined 5.5 more points per game, 127, than this matchup’s total of 121.5 points.

Fairfield and Saint Peter’s have seen its opponents average a combined 9.8 more points per game than the over/under of 121.5 set for this game.

The average total Fairfield has had in its matchups this year is 9.7 more points than this particular game’s point total.

The average point total for the Peacocks this year is 5.7 points higher than this game’s over/under.

The Stags have gone 15-13-1 ATS this season.

The Peacocks are 11-17-0 ATS this season.

Fairfield Stats & Insights

Fairfield scores 65.3 points per game (329th in college basketball) and allows 65.8 (58th in college basketball) for a -15 scoring differential overall.

Fairfield pulls down 31 rebounds per game (231st in college basketball) compared to the 31.2 of its opponents.

The Stags make 5.8 three-pointers per game (326th in college basketball) compared to their opponents’ 5.1. They shoot 28.9% from deep while their opponents hit 28.6% from long range.

Fairfield ranks 287th in college basketball with 89.1 points scored per 100 possessions, and 128th in college basketball defensively with 89.8 points conceded per 100 possessions.

The Stags are posting 70.6 points per game at home. On the road, they are averaging 60.5 points per contest.

Saint Peter’s Stats & Insights

Saint Peter’s has a -111 scoring differential, falling short by 3.8 points per game. It is putting up 61.7 points per game, 355th in college basketball, and is allowing 65.5 per contest to rank 53rd in college basketball.

The 31.8 rebounds per game Saint Peter’s accumulates rank 176th in college basketball, four more than the 27.8 its opponents pull down.

Saint Peter’s hits 5.9 three-pointers per game (319th in college basketball) at a 29.2% rate (356th in college basketball), compared to the 5.9 its opponents make, shooting 34.6% from deep.

Saint Peter’s ranks 314th in college basketball averaging 87.7 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 225th, allowing 93.2 points per 100 possessions.

In 2022-23 the Peacocks are averaging 10.5 more points per game at home (67.1) than away (56.6).

Fairfield Key Players to Watch

Supreme Cook leads the Stags in scoring and rebounding, putting up 13.3 points and 8.5 boards per game.

Fairfield’s best passer is Caleb Fields, who averages 2.4 assists per game to go with his 11.8 PPG scoring average.

The Stags get the most three-point shooting production out of TJ Long, who makes 1.9 threes per game.

Fields and Chris Maidoh lead Fairfield on the defensive end, with Fields leading the team in steals averaging 1.4 per game and Maidoh in blocks averaging 0.9 per contest.

Saint Peter’s Key Players to Watch

Isiah Dasher is at the top of the Peacocks scoring leaderboard with 13.5 points per game. He also grabs 4.1 rebounds and averages 1.1 assists per game.

Saint Peter’s leader in rebounds is Corey Washington with five per game, and its leader in assists is Latrell Reid with 3.7 per game.

Dasher makes 1.4 three-pointers per game, the most on the Peacocks.

Reid (1.1 steals per game) is the steal leader for Saint Peter’s while Washington (one block per game) is the block leader.

Fairfield vs. Saint Peter’s Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    Fairfield (-2.5)

  • Pick OU:

    Over (121.5)

  • Prediction:
    Fairfield 67, Saint Peter’s 62
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