Siena Saints take on Matadors in NCAA basketball test
Siena Saints vs CS Northridge Matadors Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Friday when the CS Northridge Matadors try to run the Siena Saints off the court at Jenny Craig Pavilion in college hoops action.
The game is being played at Jenny Craig Pavilion, which makes it technically a neutral site match.
This season, the Matadors are 3-0 overall and 3-0 ATS ATS, while the Saints are 1-1 and 0-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, CS Northridge boasts a 1-0 on the OU, and Siena is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Matadors, most recently No. 297 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Saints, who rate No. 218 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 75-68 victory for the Matadors.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits CS Northridge's No. 44-ranked offense, averaging 83.7 PPG, against a Saints defense that ranks No. 30 at 51.5 PPG. The Matadors field goal percentage has averaged 44.9% so far, more than the Saints marksmen have achieved on the year, 34.6% per game.
Defensively, Siena features the nation's No. 128-rated defense on the road, allowing 49 points per game. CS Northridge, meanwhile, comes in at No. 50 nationally in scoring at home.
Siena was a 54-49 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Navy. O.D. Anosike scored 17 points leading the Saints to a 54-49 victory over Navy at Alumni Hall on Sunday.
In their last action, CS Northridge was a 74-71 winner on the road against San Diego. They covered the 7-point spread as underdogs. The Toreros were burned for 25 points by Stephan Hicks on Thursday as the Matadors put another game in the win column, 74-71, at Jenny Craig Pavilion.
Siena Saints Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
After playing Navy are 1-0
After a win are 5-5
CS Northridge Matadors Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Tulsa are 2-1
After playing San Diego are 4-1
After a win are 3-7
A few Saints at Matadors trends to consider:
CS Northridge is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games
Siena home to Northern Kentucky, Saturday, November 17
CS Northridge at Tulsa, Saturday, November 17