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Niagara Purple Eagles Visit Canisius Golden Griffins in NCAA Basketball Betting Battle

The Canisius Golden Griffins will try to cover the point spread at Koessler Center on Friday when they get a visit from the Niagara Purple Eagles in NCAA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Canisius sat as -10-point favorites over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

Niagara Purple Eagles vs Canisius Golden Griffins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Niagara Purple Eagles have watched them go 8-17 and 11-13 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Canisius Golden Griffins are at 15-10 and 13-9 ATS. In totals betting, the Canisius Golden Griffins are 12-10, while the Niagara Purple Eagles have a 13-11 mark.

This game puts the Canisius Golden Griffins, most recently No. 69 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Niagara Purple Eagles, who rate No. 243 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Canisius's No. 36-ranked offense, averaging 80.28 PPG, against a Purple Eagles defense that ranks No. 231 at 78.32 PPG. The Golden Griffins field goal percentage has averaged 46.2% so far, more than the Purple Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.27% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kahlil Dukes scored 29 points for Niagara on Saturday, but the Bobcats managed a 89-81 victory over the Purple Eagles at TD Bank Sports Center.

Canisius earned a 72-70 victory over Saint Peter's on Monday, getting 22 points from Kiefer Douse at Yanitelli Center.

Betting Trends
  • Niagara is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Niagara's last 6 games
  • Niagara is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Niagara is 3-18 SU in its last 21 games on the road
  • Canisius is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Canisius's last 9 games
  • Canisius is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Canisius's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Niagara home to Iona, Sunday, February 12th
Canisius at Iona, Tuesday, February 14th