Saint Peter's Peacocks vs Iona Gaels Odds
College basketball wagering interest will be high on Friday when the Peacocks of Saint Peter's hit the hard court against the Gaels of Iona.
The Gaels sport records of 12-7 and 8-9 ATS heading into this battle, while the Peacocks have 6-12 and 3-8-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 9-4 for the Gaels and 4-4-1 for the Peacocks.
The visitors opened as 16.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including . The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 251-rated Gaels and the No. 307-ranked Peacocks, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 76-65 result in favor of the Gaels.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Iona's No. 179-rated squad against Saint Peter's's No. 269-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Iona rates No. 2 in the country with 9.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 303 nationally with 4.7 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Saint Peter's owns the country's No. 82-rated mark, allowing 65.2 points per game on the highway. Iona, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in scoring at home.
Saint Peter's was a 59-48 loser in its last match on the road against Marist. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as underdogs. Saint Peter's got 16 points from Darius Conley but lost anyway, 59-48, to Marist on Saturday at McCann Field House.
Iona was a 67-62 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Rider. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as favorites. Iona got 20 points from Lamont Jones but lost anyway, 67-62, to Rider on Sunday at Alumni Gymnasium.
Saint Peter's Peacocks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 1-9
Before playing Fairfield are 6-4
After playing Marist are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
Iona Gaels Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Loyola are 4-6
After playing Rider are 6-4
After a loss are 8-2
A few Peacocks at Gaels trends to consider:
Saint Peter's is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Iona is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Iona is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Iona's last 5 games
Iona is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Saint Peter's
Saint Peter's home to Fairfield, Sunday, January 27
Iona at Loyola, Sunday, January 27