Siena Saints vs Red Foxes College Hoops Game Preview
|Siena Saints||Marist Red Foxes|
|11-14||February 14, 2014, 08:00 | McCann Field House||9-15|
The Marist Red Foxes hope to be lousy hosts on Friday as the Siena Saints pay a visit to McCann Field House on the college basketball betting menu.
Marist battles the Saints, currently sitting with a 11-14 mark (11-12 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 9-12 for the Red Foxes and 8-15 for the Saints.
Bettors looking to side with Marist in this one found them as -2-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at BetDSI before gametime.
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Red Foxes rated this week at No. 190 and the Saints sitting at No. 167.
Siena won its last outing, a 77-75 result against Fairfield on February 10. They failed to cover in that game as a 7-point favorite. The Saints got 17 points from Brett Bisping as Siena ran past Fairfield 77-75 on Monday at Times Union Center.
Marist lost its last outing, an 83-78 result against Quinnipiac on February 10. They covered in that game as a 7.5-point underdog. The Red Foxes got 21 points from Khallid Hart, but it was Quinnipiac that prevailed in an 83-78 final on Monday at TD Bank Sports Center.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Marist has the nation's No. 227-rated offensive output, at 65.88 PPG. The visiting Saints defense ranks No. 193 allowing on average 72.68 PPG. The Red Foxes FG% has averaged 40.43% so far, less than the Saints marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.87% per game.
A few Saints at Red Foxes trends to consider:
Siena is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Siena is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Siena is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Siena is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Marist's last 7 games
Marist is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Marist is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
Marist is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Siena
Siena home to Canisius, Sunday, February 16th
Marist at Monmouth, Sunday, February 16th