NCAA hoops odds preview - Siena vs. Northern Kentucky
Siena Saints vs Northern Kentucky Norse Odds
Siena pays a visit to Northern Kentucky on Saturday, hoping to send the Norse to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Jenny Craig Pavilion.
This game is being played at a neutral-site court (Jenny Craig Pavilion).
The Norse are 0-2 so far on the season, and 1-1 ATS vs. the number. The Saints, meanwhile, are 1-2 and 0-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Northern Kentucky go 0-0 and the Saints go 0-0 on the totals.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Northern Kentucky's No. 300-ranked offense, averaging 58.5 PPG, against a Saints defense that ranks No. 62 at 57 PPG. The Norse field goal percentage has averaged 40.4% so far, more than the Saints marksmen have achieved on the year, 37.4% per game.
Defensively, Siena features the nation's No. 134-rated defense on the road, allowing 58.5 points per game. Northern Kentucky, meanwhile, comes in at No. 285 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Siena was a 68-64 loser on the road against CS Northridge. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. Siena suffered a 68-64 loss against CS Northridge on Friday, getting 19 points from Rob Poole in a losing effort at Jenny Craig Pavilion.
Last time out for Northern Kentucky, they were a 76-56 loser as they battled Tulsa at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 7.5-point underdog. Northern Kentucky was run off the court by the Golden Hurricane on Thursday as Tulsa routed them 76-56 at Jenny Craig Pavilion.
Siena Saints Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5
Siena at San Diego, Sunday, November 18
Northern Kentucky home to CS Northridge, Sunday, November 18