College Basketball Matchup - Siena Saints Saint Peter's Peacocks Odds Preview

Saint Peter's Peacocks Siena Saints
7-10 January 23, 2014, 07:00 | Times Union Center 7-12



The Siena Saints will be trying to slam the Saint Peter's Peacocks on Thursday when the teams tip off at Times Union Center in college betting action.

The Saints bring a 7-12 record (9-8 ATS) to this tilt against the 7-10 Peacocks, who are 4-6-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Siena go 6-11 so far and the Peacocks go 5-6.

View Saint Peter's Peacocks vs Siena Saints Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Saints as -5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 222-rated Saints and the No. 185-ranked Peacocks, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

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In their last action, Saint Peter's was a 70-63 loser on the road against Marist. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as underdogs. Marvin Dominique poured in 21 points and added 12 rebounds in a losing cause for Saint Peter's on Monday, as the Red Foxes rolled to a 70-63 victory over Saint Peter's at McCann Field House.

In their last action, Siena was an 88-74 loser on the road against Iona. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as underdogs. Siena got 23 points from Evan Hymes but lost anyway, 88-74, to Iona on Sunday at Hynes Athletics Center.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Peacocks is ranked No. 135 in NCAA hoops at 35.82 per game. Contrast that with Siena’s No. 45 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Siena is the No. 245-ranked team in the country at 4.21 per game, while Saint Peter's rates No. 171 at 5.65 per game.

A few Peacocks at Saints trends to consider:
Saint Peter's is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games
Saint Peter's is 5-17 SU in its last 22 games on the road
Saint Peter's is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Siena
Saint Peter's is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Siena
Siena is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Siena is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Siena is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Siena is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home


Next up:
Saint Peter's home to Iona, Sunday, January 26th
Siena at Fairfield, Sunday, January 26th