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Fairfield vs Iona Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - MAAC Tournament

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Fairfield vs Iona Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - MAAC Tournament

The No. 2 seed Fairfield Stags (20-11, 14-6 MAAC) and the No. 7 seed Iona Gaels (16-16, 10-10 MAAC) face off in the MAAC tournament Wednesday at Boardwalk Hall, tipping off at 9:00 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this game at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Fairfield vs. Iona Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Wednesday, March 13, 2024
  • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Atlantic City, New Jersey
  • Arena: Boardwalk Hall

Fairfield vs. Iona Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Fairfield win (68.8%)

Before you place a wager on Fairfield-Iona contest (in which Fairfield is a 4.5-point favorite and the total has been set at 146.5 points), here are some betting insights and trends for Wednesday's game.

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Fairfield vs. Iona: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Fairfield has won 15 games against the spread this season, while failing to cover 15 times.
  • Iona has put together a 13-19-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • Iona covers the spread when it is a 4.5-point underdog or more 80% of the time. That's more often than Fairfield covers as a favorite of 4.5 or more (55.6%).
  • The Stags have covered the spread in a higher percentage of their home games than road games. They have covered seven times in 13 opportunities at home, and they've covered eight times in 16 opportunities in away games.
  • The Gaels have been better against the spread on the road (7-6-0) than at home (4-10-0) this year.
  • Fairfield's record against the spread in conference games is 11-9-0.
  • Iona is 7-14-0 against the spread in MAAC play this season.

Fairfield vs. Iona: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Fairfield has been chosen as the moneyline favorite in 20 games this year and has walked away with the win 14 times (70%) in those games.
  • This season, the Stags have been victorious eight times in nine chances when named as a favorite of at least -200 or better on the moneyline.
  • Iona has won one of the seven games it was the underdog on the moneyline this season (14.3%).
  • The Gaels have played as a moneyline underdog of +164 or longer in just two games this season, which they lost both.
  • Fairfield has an implied victory probability of 66.7% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup.

Fairfield vs. Iona Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Fairfield outscores opponents by 5.5 points per game (scoring 76.8 per game to rank 88th in college basketball while giving up 71.3 per contest to rank 156th in college basketball) and has a +171 scoring differential overall.
  • Jalen Leach's 16.4 points per game lead Fairfield and are 167th in the nation.
  • Iona has a +30 scoring differential, putting up 71.6 points per game (239th in college basketball) and giving up 70.7 (134th in college basketball).
  • Iona's leading scorer, Greg Gordon, ranks 202nd in the nation, averaging 15.9 points per game.
  • The Stags lose the rebound battle by an average of 1.4 boards. They are grabbing 33.8 rebounds per game (271st in college basketball) compared to their opponents' 35.2 per contest.
  • Jasper Floyd leads the team with 5.9 rebounds per game (367th in college basketball action).
  • The 31.7 rebounds per game the Gaels accumulate rank 339th in college basketball, 4.1 fewer than the 35.8 their opponents pull down.
  • Gordon leads the team with 7.3 rebounds per game (149th in college basketball).
  • Fairfield scores 98.6 points per 100 possessions (95th in college basketball), while giving up 91.5 points per 100 possessions (138th in college basketball).
  • The Gaels average 94.5 points per 100 possessions on offense (186th in college basketball), and concede 93.3 points per 100 possessions (193rd in college basketball).

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