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Rider Broncs Host the Niagara Purple Eagles in NCAA College Basketball Action

The Niagara Purple Eagles will look to pick up a win while covering the point spread when they take on the Broncs in Rider at Alumni Gymnasium on Sunday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the Rider Broncs as -8-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at sportsbooks such as Bovada.

Niagara Purple Eagles vs Rider Broncs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Rider Broncs sport a record of 10-5 and 5-5 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Niagara Purple Eagles have 5-10 and 7-7 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 4-6 for the Rider Broncs and 8-6 for the Niagara Purple Eagles.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 263-rated Rider Broncs and the No. 197-ranked Niagara Purple Eagles, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Rider's No. 175-ranked offense, averaging 72.93 PPG, against a Purple Eagles defense that ranks No. 229 at 77.47 PPG. The Broncs field goal percentage has averaged 42.92% so far, more than the Purple Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.46% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kahlil Dukes scored 22 points leading the Purple Eagles to a 71-66 victory over Siena at Gallagher Center on Wednesday.

Rider got 19 points from Kahlil Thomas en route to a 73-62 victory over Marist on Friday at McCann Field House.

Betting Trends
  • Niagara is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games
  • Niagara is 3-22 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Niagara's last 16 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Niagara's last 6 games on the road
  • Rider is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • Rider is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Rider is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Niagara
  • Rider is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Niagara

Next Betting Matchups

Niagara at Manhattan, Tuesday, January 10th
Rider at Manhattan, Friday, January 13th