Siena Saints vs Canisius Golden Griffins Odds
Canisius looks to cover the Golden Griffins-Saints pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 11-7 mark when they host Siena in college basketball wagering action.
The Golden Griffins sit at 11-7 (6-7 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Saints are currently 4-14 (4-10 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Canisius is 5-7 OU, and Siena is 4-6 OU.
Bettors looking to go with the Golden Griffins in this one found them listed as 14.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Saints was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 217 (Golden Griffins) and the No. 247 (Saints) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 70-60 result in favor of the Golden Griffins has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Canisius's No. 59-ranked scoring average of 73.4 PPG, against a Saints defense rated No. 177 and allowing 66.3 PPG. The Golden Griffins FG% has averaged 44.2% to date this season, more than the Saints shooters have managed so far (38.9% per game).
Defensively, Siena features the nation's No. 154-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.1 points per game. Canisius, meanwhile, comes in at No. 164 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Siena, they were an 87-64 loser as they battled Niagara on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 13.5-point underdog. Siena was run off the court by the Purple Eagles on Thursday as Niagara routed them 87-64 at Gallagher Center.
Last time out for Canisius, they were a 64-60 winner as they battled Manhattan at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 7.5-point favorite. Isaac Sosa scored 25 points for Canisius on Thursday, leading the Golden Griffins to a 64-60 win over Manhattan at Koessler Center.
Siena Saints Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Niagara are 8-2
After playing Niagara are 10-0
After a loss are 1-9
Canisius Golden Griffins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Rider are 5-5
After playing Manhattan are 1-9
After a win are 5-5
A few Saints at Golden Griffins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Siena's last 7 games when playing on the road against Canisius
Siena is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Canisius
Siena is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Siena is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Canisius is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Canisius's last 7 games when playing at home against Siena
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Canisius's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Canisius's last 16 games when playing Siena
Siena home to Niagara, Friday, January 25
Canisius at Rider, Friday, January 25