Fairfield vs Saint Peter’s Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Tuesday, March 7, 2023

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The No. 10 seed Saint Peter’s Peacocks (12-17, 7-13 MAAC) square off in the MAAC Tournament against the No. 7 seed Fairfield Stags (13-17, 9-11 MAAC) on Tuesday at Boardwalk Hall, beginning at 7:30 PM.

Fairfield is a slight 2-point favorite against Saint Peter’s when the Stags face off with the Peacocks on Tuesday. The over/under is 122 points for the matchup.

Fairfield vs. Saint Peter’s Odds

Point Spread for Fairfield vs. Saint Peter’s

The spread for this matchup is set at 2 points, with oddsmakers listing Fairfield as the favorite.

Fairfield vs. Saint Peter’s Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Fairfield has -135 odds to pick up the win, while Saint Peter’s is listed at +115 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 122 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Tuesday, March 7, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Atlantic City, New Jersey
  • Arena: Boardwalk Hall

Fairfield vs. Saint Peter’s Betting Trends

Fairfield has played 29 games, with 15 wins against the spread. The Stags have been victorious in eight, or 57.1%, of the 14 contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season. Fairfield’s games this year have gone over the total in 13 out of 28 opportunities (46.4%).

In Saint Peter’s 28 games this year, it has 11 wins against the spread. The Peacocks have put together a 5-12 record in games they were listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 29.4% of those games). Saint Peter’s games this year have hit the over 10 times in 28 opportunities (35.7%).

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Fairfield vs. Saint Peter’s Key Players to Watch


Supreme Cook leads his squad in both points (13.3) and rebounds (8.5) per game, and also averages 0.6 assists. Defensively, he posts 0.3 steals and 0.7 blocked shots. Caleb Fields paces his squad in assists per contest (2.4), and also averages 11.8 points and 3.3 rebounds. At the other end, he averages 1.4 steals and 0.1 blocked shots. Allan Jeanne-Rose posts 10 points, 4.2 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game. Defensively, he puts up 0.6 steals and 0.7 blocked shots. TJ Long puts up 10.6 points, 2.8 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game. At the other end, he delivers 0.9 steals and 0.5 blocked shots.

Saint Peter’s

Isiah Dasher is the Peacocks’ top scorer (13.5 points per game) and assist man (1.1), and posts 4.1 rebounds. Latrell Reid is the Peacocks’ top assist man (3.7 per game), and he posts 5.9 points and 4.4 rebounds. Jaylen Murray gets the Peacocks 11.7 points, 2.9 rebounds and 2.3 assists per contest. He also posts 0.7 steals and 0 blocked shots. Corey Washington is No. 1 on the Peacocks in rebounding (5 per game), and posts 7.1 points and 0.3 assists. He also puts up 0.6 steals and 1 block.

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What you need to know about the Fairfield Stags

In Fairfield’s 20 MAAC games this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total nine times. On offense, the Stags are scoring 65.3 points per game (329th-ranked in college basketball). They are giving up 65.8 points per contest at the other end (58th-ranked). So far this year, Fairfield is averaging 31 rebounds per game (231st-ranked in college basketball) and allowing 31.2 rebounds per contest (190th-ranked).

Fairfield, who is 326th in college basketball with 5.8 threes per game, is shooting just 28.9% from downtown, which is 0-worst in the country. The Stags have been thriving when it comes to defending against three-point shooting this season, ranking sixth-best in the country in three-pointers allowed per game (5.1) and fourth-best in three-point percentage allowed (28.6%).

The Stags have a 3-6-1 record against the spread while going 3-7 overall in their past 10 games. Fairfield has hit the over in six of its last 10 outings. On offense, Fairfield has increased its output slightly over its last 10 games, scoring 66.7 points per contest over that stretch as opposed to the 65.3 it has racked up over the course of this season. Fairfield’s points-allowed average over its past 10 games (70) is 4.2 more points per game than the team is allowing over the entire season (65.8).

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What you need to know about the Saint Peter’s Peacocks

Saint Peter’s conference games have hit the over eight out of 20 times this season. In 2022-23, the Peacocks are fourth-worst in the country on offense (61.7 points scored per game) and 53rd defensively (65.5 points conceded). On the glass, Saint Peter’s is 177th in the country in rebounds (31.8 per game). It is 22nd-best in rebounds allowed (27.8 per game).

In 2022-23 Saint Peter’s is 319th in the nation in 3-point makes (5.9 per game) and third-worst in 3-point percentage (29.2%). The Peacocks give up 5.9 3-pointers per game and concede 34.6% from beyond the arc, ranking 29th and 234th, respectively, in college basketball.

The Peacocks are 4-6 against the spread and 4-6 overall over their past 10 games. Saint Peter’s has hit the over in six of its last 10 contests. Saint Peter’s has performed worse offensively in its past 10 games, compiling 61.5 points per contest, 0.2 fewer points its than season average of 61.7. The Peacocks have fared worse defensively over their last 10 games, giving up 67.6 points per contest, 2.1 more points their than season average of 65.5.

Fairfield vs. Saint Peter’s Prediction & Pick

Our pick to win this matchup is Fairfield, and we predict that Fairfield will cover the spread (Fairfield -2). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 122 points.

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How to bet Fairfield vs. Saint Peter’s

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Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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