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NCAA hoops odds preview - Howard vs. Rider

Howard BisonRider Broncs
Nov 21, 7:00 PM | Alumni Gymnasium

Howard Bison vs Rider Broncs Odds


College hoops betting interest focuses on the Rider vs Howard battle Monday at Alumni Gymnasium as the Broncs look to defend home court and cover the NCAAB point spread.

Rider battles the Bison, currently sitting with a 1-2 mark (0-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 3-0 for the Broncs and 0-0 for the Bison.

View Howard vs Rider Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Broncs sit at No. 302 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Bison sit at No. 68 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Bison will win this game 65-52.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Rider's No. 208-ranked offense, averaging 67.2 PPG, against a Bison defense that ranks No. 72 at 59.7 PPG. The Broncs field goal percentage has averaged 39.9% so far, less than the Bison marksmen have achieved on the year, 40% per game.

Defensively, Howard features the nation's No. 83-rated defense on the road, allowing 58 points per game. Rider, meanwhile, comes in at No. 241 nationally in scoring at home.

Howard was a 53-43 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Old Dominion. Howard suffered a 53-43 loss against Old Dominion on Wednesday, getting 10 points from Mike Phillips in a losing effort at Ted Constant Center.

Rider lost its last outing, a 78-72 result against Pennsylvania on November 17. They failed to cover in that game as a 1.5-point favorite. Daniel Stewart went off for 26 points and added 7 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Pennsylvania handed Rider a 78-72 defeat at Alumni Gymnasium.

Rider Broncs Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
After playing Pennsylvania are 0-2
After a loss are 5-5

A few Bison at Broncs trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Rider's last 5 games at home
Rider is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Rider is 2-10 ATS in its last 12 games at home
Rider is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Howard home to William & Mary, Saturday, November 26
Rider home to James Madison, Friday, November 25