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Iona Gaels visit Canisius Golden Griffins in NCAAB hoops battle

Iona GaelsCanisius Golden Griffins
Dec 2, 7:00 PM | Koessler Center

Iona Gaels vs Canisius Golden Griffins Odds


The Canisius Golden Griffins host Iona on Friday, looking to build on their 1-3 mark against the 4-1 Gaels in college hoops action at Koessler Center.

The Golden Griffins sport records of 1-3 and 1-2 ATS heading into this battle, while the Gaels have 4-1 and 2-2 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 3-0 for the Golden Griffins and 3-1 for the Gaels.

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Betting Line:
The Golden Griffins are listed as 13-point underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Golden Griffins at No. 245 and the Gaels at No. 159 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 96-69 result in favor of the Gaels.


How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Gaels rank No. 73 in NCAA Division 1 with 39 per game. That compares with Canisius’s No. 192 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Canisius is college basketball's No. 208-ranked team at 5.8 per game, while the Gaels rate No. 82 with 7.4 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Iona owns the country's No. 71-rated mark, allowing 63 points per game on the highway. Canisius, on the other hand, rates No. 340 in scoring at home.

Iona was a 100-84 winner in their most recent outing at home against Long Island. The Gaels got a 28-point performance from Michael Glover, who added 14 rebounds, as Iona ran past Long Island 100-84 on Monday at Hynes Athletics Center.

Last time out for Canisius, they were a 94-59 loser as they battled Buffalo on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 10.5-point underdog. Canisius was crushed on Tuesday, getting blown out by Buffalo and falling by a 94-59 score at Alumni Arena.

Iona Gaels Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Niagara are 4-6
After playing Long Island are 3-0
After a win are 8-2

Canisius Golden Griffins Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Fairfield are 4-6
After playing Buffalo are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

A few Gaels at Golden Griffins trends to consider:
Iona is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Iona's last 6 games when playing on the road against Canisius
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Iona's last 10 games on the road
Iona is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Canisius
Canisius is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Canisius's last 6 games when playing Iona
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Canisius's last 6 games when playing at home against Iona
Canisius is 7-16 SU in its last 23 games when playing Iona

Next up:
Iona at Niagara, Sunday, December 4
Canisius home to Fairfield, Sunday, December 4