Canisius Golden Griffins visit Vermont Catamounts in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Canisius Golden Griffins vs Vermont Catamounts Odds
Canisius travels to Vermont on Saturday, hoping to boost its 17-10 record with a victory over the Catamounts.
The Catamounts sit at 17-9 (2-0 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Golden Griffins are currently 17-10 (13-9 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Vermont is 2-0 OU, and Canisius is 6-15 OU.
The Catamounts were listed as 2.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Catamounts - Golden Griffins odds would favor the Catamounts if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Vermont is rated No. 135 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Canisius is at No. 143. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 71-69 win for the Catamounts.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Golden Griffins rank No. 155 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.3 per game. That compares with Vermont’s No. 188 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Vermont is college basketball's No. 310-ranked team at 4.7 per game, while the Golden Griffins rate No. 4 with 9.2 per game.
Defensively, Canisius features the nation's No. 220-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.4 points per game. Vermont, meanwhile, comes in at No. 296 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Canisius, they were a 68-59 winner as they battled Saint Peter's on the road. They covered in the match as a 6-point favorite. Canisius got 16 points from Harold Washington en route to a 68-59 victory over Saint Peter's on Saturday at Yanitelli Center.
Vermont was a 73-61 winner in their most recent outing at home against Maine. Vermont got 16 points from Sandro Carissimo en route to a 73-61 victory over Maine on Wednesday at Roy Patrick Gym.
Canisius Golden Griffins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Saint Peter's are 4-6
After playing Saint Peter's are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few Golden Griffins at Catamounts trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Canisius's last 5 games on the road
Canisius is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Canisius home to Saint Peter's, Thursday, February 28
Vermont at Binghamton, Thursday, February 28