Saint Peter's Peacocks visit Niagara Purple Eagles in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Saint Peter's Peacocks vs Niagara Purple Eagles Odds
Niagara will look to improve on its 17-12 record on Saturday when they host Saint Peter's in NCAA basketball odds action at Gallagher Center.
The Purple Eagles bring a 17-12 record (11-13-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 9-19 Peacocks, who are 8-13-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Niagara go 9-11-2 so far and the Peacocks go 11-7-1.
The visitors opened as 12.5-point underdogs 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:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 173-rated Purple Eagles and the No. 312-ranked Peacocks, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 70-62 result in favor of the Purple Eagles.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Niagara's No. 118-rated squad against Saint Peter's's No. 299-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Niagara rates No. 71 in the country with 7.3 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 286 nationally with 5 per match.
Defensively, Saint Peter's features the nation's No. 114-rated defense on the road, allowing 67 points per game. Niagara, meanwhile, comes in at No. 33 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Saint Peter's was a 77-65 loser on the road against Canisius. They covered the 12.5-point spread as underdogs. Desi Washington scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Peacocks to a win (they lost 77-65 to Canisius at Koessler Center on Thursday).
Niagara was a 68-59 loser in their most recent outing at home against Rider. They failed to cover the 9-point spread as favorites. Niagara got 27 points from Juan'ya Green on the way to a 68-59 loss against Rider on Thursday at Gallagher Center.
Saint Peter's Peacocks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
After playing Canisius are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
Niagara Purple Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing Rider are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
A few Peacocks at Purple Eagles trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Saint Peter's last 6 games on the road
Saint Peter's is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Saint Peter's is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Niagara
Saint Peter's is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Niagara's last 6 games
Niagara is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games at home
Niagara is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Saint Peter's
Niagara is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games when playing Saint Peter's