Mount St. Mary's @ Merrimack
Current Records: Mount St. Mary's 5-10; Merrimack 8-9
What to Know
The Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers are 3-1 against the Merrimack Warriors since January of 2020, and they'll have a chance to extend that success Monday. The Mountaineers and Merrimack will face off in a Northeast battle at 3 p.m. ET at Hammel Court. Mount St. Mary's won both of their matches against Merrimack last season (77-57 and 63-52) and is aiming for the same result this time around.
Mount St. Mary's came up short against the Bryant Bulldogs this past Saturday, falling 73-66.
Meanwhile, Merrimack received a tough blow this past Saturday as they fell 62-46 to the St. Francis (Pa.) Red Flash.
Mount St. Mary's is expected to lose this next one by 3.5. They are currently two-for-two against the spread in their most recent games, however, a trend bettors might want to take into account.
The losses put the Mountaineers at 5-10 and the Warriors at 8-9. A pair of stats to keep an eye on: Mount St. Mary's has allowed their opponents an average of 8.6 steals per game, the 348th most in college basketball. To make matters even worse for Mount St. Mary's, Merrimack enters the game with 9.6 steals per game on average, good for 15th best in college basketball. In other words, Mount St. Mary's will need to work extra hard to take care of the ball.
How To Watch
- When: Monday at 3 p.m. ET
- Where: Hammel Court -- North Andover, Massachusetts
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Warriors are a 3.5-point favorite against the Mountaineers, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Warriors as a 4-point favorite.
Mount St. Mary's have won three out of their last four games against Merrimack.
- Jan 15, 2021 - Mount St. Mary's 63 vs. Merrimack 52
- Jan 14, 2021 - Mount St. Mary's 77 vs. Merrimack 57
- Feb 23, 2020 - Mount St. Mary's 65 vs. Merrimack 57
- Jan 09, 2020 - Merrimack 64 vs. Mount St. Mary's 61