College Insider Tournament - Canisius Golden Griffins vs Elon Phoenix Betting Matchup Report
Elon Phoenix vs Canisius Golden Griffins Odds
The Elon Phoenix will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Golden Griffins in Canisius at Koessler Center on Wednesday in college basketball action.
Supporters of the Phoenix have watched them go 21-11 and 13-12-2 ATS on the year, while the Golden Griffins are at 18-13 and 13-13 ATS. In totals betting, the Golden Griffins are 9-16, while the Phoenix have a 13-12 mark.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Canisius Golden Griffins as 6.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 166-rated Golden Griffins and the No. 149-ranked Phoenix, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 74-72 result in favor of the Phoenix.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Phoenix rank No. 197 in NCAA Division 1 with 34.1 per game. That compares with Canisius’s No. 194 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Canisius is college basketball's No. 2-ranked team at 9.2 per game, while the Phoenix rate No. 39 with 7.8 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Elon owns the country's No. 142-rated mark, allowing 68.2 points per game on the highway. Canisius, on the other hand, rates No. 107 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Elon was a 68-60 loser at home against College of Charleston. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as underdogs. Elon got 23 points from Lucas Troutman but lost anyway, 68-60, to College of Charleston on Sunday at US Cellular Center.
Last time out for Canisius, they were an 89-85 loser as they battled Iona on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 3-point underdog. The Golden Griffins endured an 89-85 loss at the hands of the Gaels on Saturday, despite a 24-point effort from Billy Baron at MassMutual Center.
Elon Phoenix Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
After playing College of Charleston are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
Canisius Golden Griffins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
After playing Iona are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
A few Phoenix at Golden Griffins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Canisius's last 18 games
Canisius is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Canisius is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games