Saint Peter's Peacocks vs Siena Saints Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Sunday when the Siena Saints try to run the Saint Peter's Peacocks off the court at Times Union Center in college hoops action.
The Saints sport records of 3-13 and 3-9 ATS heading into this battle, while the Peacocks have 6-9 and 3-5-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 2-6 for the Saints and 3-2-1 for the Peacocks.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Siena sat as 2-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Saints sit at No. 262 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Peacocks sit at No. 258 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Peacocks will win this game 59-54.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Siena's No. 332-ranked offense, averaging 57.8 PPG, against a Peacocks defense that ranks No. 143 at 64.9 PPG. The Saints field goal percentage has averaged 38.4% so far, less than the Peacocks marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.6% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Saint Peter's owns the country's No. 103-rated mark, allowing 66.2 points per game on the highway. Siena, on the other hand, rates No. 341 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Saint Peter's was a 77-58 loser at home against Niagara. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as underdogs. Saint Peter's suffered a 77-58 loss against Niagara on Friday, getting 17 points from Chris Burke in a losing effort at Yanitelli Center.
In their last action, Siena was a 57-54 winner at home against Canisius. They covered the 8-point spread as underdogs. The Saints grabbed a 57-54 win over the Golden Griffins on Friday, behind a 20-point effort from Evan Hymes at Times Union Center.
Saint Peter's Peacocks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 1-9
Before playing Rider are 6-4
After playing Niagara are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
Siena Saints Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Niagara are 8-2
After playing Canisius are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
A few Peacocks at Saints trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Saint Peter's last 5 games when playing on the road against Siena
Saint Peter's is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games when playing on the road against Siena
Saint Peter's is 5-19 SU in its last 24 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Siena's last 5 games when playing at home against Saint Peter's
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Siena's last 6 games when playing Saint Peter's
Siena is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games when playing at home against Saint Peter's
Siena is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games when playing Saint Peter's
Saint Peter's home to Rider, Thursday, January 17
Siena at Niagara, Thursday, January 17