Saint Peter’s faces Mount St. Mary’s, seeks 5th straight home win

Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers (3-4) at Saint Peter’s Peacocks (4-2)

Jersey City, New Jersey; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Saint Peter’s -3.5; over/under is 131.5

BOTTOM LINE: Saint Peter’s will try to keep its four-game home win streak alive when the Peacocks face Mount St. Mary’s.

The Peacocks are 4-0 on their home court. Saint Peter’s is 4-1 in games decided by 10 points or more.

The Mountaineers have gone 2-4 away from home. Mount St. Mary’s ranks ninth in the MAAC shooting 32.7% from 3-point range.

The matchup Thursday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams in conference play.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jaylen Murray is shooting 50.0% from beyond the arc with 2.5 made 3-pointers per game for the Peacocks, while averaging 15 points and 3.2 assists. Isiah Dasher is shooting 41.9% and averaging 9.5 points for Saint Peter’s.

Jalen Benjamin is scoring 17.9 points per game and averaging 3.7 rebounds for the Mountaineers. Dakota Leffew is averaging 13.3 points for Mount St. Mary’s.

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