Saint Peter's Peacocks host Iona Gaels in college basketball action
Iona Gaels vs Saint Peter's Peacocks Odds
The Saint Peter's Peacocks will hit the floor running against the visiting Iona Gaels Wednesday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
The Peacocks sit at 3-4 (2-0-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Gaels are currently 3-2 (3-2 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Saint Peter's is 0-0 OU, and Iona is 0-1 OU.
The visitors opened as 7-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 310-ranked Peacocks and the No. 321-rated Gaels in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 78-68 win for the Gaels on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Gaels rank No. 209 in NCAA Division 1 with 34.2 per game. That compares with Saint Peter's’s No. 288 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Saint Peter's is college basketball's No. 249-ranked team at 5.3 per game, while the Gaels rate No. 9 with 9.4 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Iona owns the country's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 0 points per game on the highway. Saint Peter's, on the other hand, rates No. 284 in scoring at home.
Iona was an 83-72 winner in their most recent outing at home against Niagara. They covered the 8.5-point spread as favorites. Iona earned an 83-72 victory over Niagara on Wednesday, getting 18 points from Sean Armand at Hynes Athletics Center.
In their last action, Saint Peter's was a 74-66 loser at home against Boston University. Desi Washington was dynamite, scoring 32 points and adding 1 rebound but Boston University still won, 74-66, over Saint Peter's on Saturday at Yanitelli Center.
Iona Gaels Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Rutgers are 1-1
After playing Niagara are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
Saint Peter's Peacocks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Loyola are 4-6
After playing Boston University are 1-3
After a loss are 0-10
A few Gaels at Peacocks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Iona's last 5 games when playing on the road against Saint Peter's
Iona is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Saint Peter's
Iona is 18-5 SU in its last 23 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Iona's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Saint Peter's last 5 games when playing at home against Iona
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Saint Peter's last 6 games when playing Iona
Saint Peter's is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Saint Peter's is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing at home against Iona
Iona at Rutgers, Saturday, December 8
Saint Peter's at Loyola, Saturday, December 8