The Lehigh Mountain Hawks (0-3) travel to face off against the Monmouth Hawks (1-2) on Tuesday, November 21st. This game will be played at OceanFirst Bank Center in West Long Branch and televised on FloH. Both Lehigh and Monmouth will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:00 ET.
Lehigh Mountain Hawks vs Monmouth Hawks
The Lehigh Mountain Hawks Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
Lehigh has played three games so far this season and have yet to win, holding an 0-3 record. In their previous three road games, including last year, Lehigh has also gone 0-3. So far, Lehigh has a 0-3 record against the spread going into today’s game. In their last three games, the school has gone 2-0 ATS with an average scoring margin of -3.
Lehigh’s games have, on average, featured 153 points per game leading to an over/under record of 1-2-0. Their average over/under line is currently 153.5 points so far. Over the course of the last five games, the Mountain Hawks’ games have averaged 73 points per game, along with an over/under record of 2-2.
The Monmouth Hawks Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
Monmouth enters today’s matchup with a 1-2 overall record. In away games, the Hawks are 1-1 this season while they have a 0-1 record in home games. Examining Monmouth’s ATS performance, they currently hold a 1-2 ATS record heading into today’s game. In their previous three games, the team has gone 1-2 ATS with an average scoring margin of -9.
Monmouth’s games have, on average, featured 136.7 points per game leading to an over/under record of 1-1-1. Their average over/under line is currently 138.2 points so far. In the Hawks’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 67 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 4-0-1.
Lehigh Offense Breakdown
Compared to their season average of 75.2 points per game, Lehigh struggled in their previous game. Against North Carolina, the Mountain Hawks scored 68 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 36.6%. The team’s top scorer is Keith Higgins Jr, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 14.5, while Tyler Whitney-Sidney also carries a PPG average of 14.5 into the game.
|Keith Higgins Jr (G)||14.5||4.2||2.5|
|Tyler Whitney-Sidney (G)||14.5||3.8||1.8|
|Dominic Parolin (F)||9.2||7.2||1.8|
Monmouth Offense Breakdown
Most recently, the Monmouth offense finished with just 57 points vs. Princeton. For the game, they hit 5/17 three-point attempts and a field goal percentage of 35.1%. In terms of three-point shooting, the Hawks offense has been good from outside, hitting 36% of their three-pointers on an average of 21.7 attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 37%.
|Xander Rice (G)||22.3||2.3||4.0|
|Jack Collins (G)||13.0||8.3||0.7|
|Jakari Spence (G)||6.3||3.7||3.0|
Lehigh Team Defense
Coming into today’s game, the Lehigh defense is giving up an average of 78.2 points per contest. Lehigh’s three-point defense is currently 35th in the country at 5.8 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 46.8% of their shots vs. Lehigh.
Monmouth Team Defense
At present, the Hawks’ defense is nationally ranked 117th, allowing 73.0 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Monmouth’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 39.6% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 33.1% this season.
Mountain Hawks vs Hawks Trends
- In their last three road games, Lehigh has averaged 63 points per game while allowing 74. The team’s record in this stretch was 0-3 while going 3-0.
- In their last three games at home, the Hawks have a straight up record of 1-2 while going 1-1-1 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 59 points per game in these contests.
- Looking back on the team’s last three games as the underdog, the Hawks have a straight up record of 1-2. Their record vs the spread in these games was 1-1-1.
- In their last five games as the betting favorite, the Mountain Hawks have a straight up record of 2-3 and an ATS mark of 2-3.
Entering the game as underdogs with a spread of +1, the Hawks is our point spread pick. Our projections not only see them covering the spread but also indicate a solid chance of an outright victory. This is a good choice for those looking for a higher moneyline payout.
As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 146.5 and our model has the Mountain Hawks and Hawks finishing with a combined 143 points. Our pick is to take the under.
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