Siena Saints home to Canisius Golden Griffins in NCAA Basketball betting action
Canisius Golden Griffins vs Siena Saints Odds
Siena looks to cover the Saints-Golden Griffins pointspread on Friday and improve its overall 2-13 mark when they host Canisius in college basketball wagering action.
The Golden Griffins will try to spoil to the party on Friday; they are 6-4 ATS against the number this season, while the Saints are 2-9 ATS. Canisius is 4-5 on the totals; Siena is 2-5.
The Golden Griffins were listed as 6.5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Saints sit at No. 262 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Golden Griffins sit at No. 178 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Golden Griffins will win this game 71-59.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Siena's No. 334-ranked offense, averaging 57.9 PPG, against a Golden Griffins defense that ranks No. 271 at 71.3 PPG. The Saints field goal percentage has averaged 38.2% so far, less than the Golden Griffins marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.9% per game.
Defensively, Canisius features the nation's No. 271-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.4 points per game. Siena, meanwhile, comes in at No. 342 nationally in scoring at home.
Canisius was a 73-64 winner in their most recent outing at home against Marist. They failed to cover the 12.5-point spread as favorites. Isaac Sosa scored 22 points leading the Golden Griffins to a 73-64 victory over Marist at Koessler Center on Saturday.
In their last action, Siena was a 72-53 loser on the road against Rider. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as underdogs. Siena suffered a 72-53 loss against Rider on Sunday, getting 22 points from Rob Poole in a losing effort at Alumni Gymnasium.
Canisius Golden Griffins Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Iona are 3-7
After playing Marist are 2-8
After a win are 5-5
Siena Saints Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Saint Peter's are 6-4
After playing Rider are 6-4
After a loss are 0-10
A few Golden Griffins at Saints trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Canisius's last 5 games when playing on the road against Siena
Canisius is 2-5-1 ATS in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Siena
Canisius is 5-18 SU in its last 23 games on the road
Canisius is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Siena
Siena is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Canisius
Siena is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games when playing Canisius
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Siena's last 5 games when playing at home against Canisius
Siena is 10-3-1 ATS in its last 14 games when playing Canisius
Canisius at Iona, Sunday, January 13
Siena home to Saint Peter's, Sunday, January 13