Radford Highlanders vs Saints College Hoops Game Preview
Radford Highlanders vs Siena Saints Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Siena vs Radford battle Sunday at Times Union Center as the Saints look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Saints currently sports a 6-21 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 7-16 ATS. The Highlanders are 12-16 and 0-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Saints produce a 10-9 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Highlanders have gone 0-0 against the number.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Saints as 1-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 299 (Saints) and the No. 218 (Highlanders) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 65-57 result in favor of the Highlanders has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Highlanders is ranked No. 70 in NCAA hoops at 37.2 per game. Contrast that with Siena’s No. 227 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Siena is the No. 222-ranked team in the country at 5.7 per game, while Radford rates No. 148 at 6.3 per game.
Defensively, Radford features the nation's No. 200-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.7 points per game. Siena, meanwhile, comes in at No. 336 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Radford was a 72-66 loser at home against Campbell. Javonte Green scored 23 points in a futile effort to lead the Highlanders to a win (they lost 72-66 to Campbell at Dedmon Center on Tuesday).
Siena was an 80-57 loser in their most recent outing at home against Loyola. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as underdogs. Siena was run off the court by the Greyhounds on Saturday as Loyola routed them 80-57 at Times Union Center.
Siena Saints Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Marist are 6-4
After playing Loyola are 8-2
After a loss are 2-8
A few Highlanders at Saints trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Siena's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Siena's last 8 games
Siena is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games at home
Siena is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Radford at High Point, Wednesday, February 27
Siena home to Marist, Friday, March 1