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Niagara Purple Eagles Visit Fairfield Stags in NCAA Basketball Betting Battle

Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard features an NCAA Basketball betting clash between the host Fairfield Stags and the visiting Niagara Purple Eagles in college hoops betting odds action on Thursday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Fairfield Stags to cover the point spread in this one found them as -6-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Niagara Purple Eagles vs Fairfield Stags Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Niagara Purple Eagles have watched them go 8-15 and 11-11 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Fairfield Stags are at 10-10 and 10-5 ATS. In totals betting, the Fairfield Stags are 6-8-1, while the Niagara Purple Eagles have a 12-10 mark.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 173-rated Niagara Purple Eagles taking on the No. 204-rated Fairfield Stags in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Fairfield's No. 148-ranked scoring average of 74.1 PPG, against a Niagara Purple Eagles defense rated No. 228 and allowing 77.74 PPG. The Fairfield Stags FG% has averaged 44.63% to date this season, more than the Niagara Purple Eagles shooters have managed so far (42.3% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Purple Eagles got 18 points from Matt Scott as Niagara ran past Rider 80-67 on Saturday at Gallagher Center-NY.

Fairfield cruised to victory on Tuesday, running Manhattan out of the gym and running up a 78-49 score at Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard.

Betting Trends
  • Niagara is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Niagara is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games
  • Niagara is 3-16 SU in its last 19 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Niagara's last 5 games on the road
  • Fairfield is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Fairfield's last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Fairfield's last 5 games at home
  • Fairfield is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games when playing Niagara

Next Betting Matchups

Niagara at Quinnipiac, Saturday, February 4th
Fairfield at Quinnipiac, Monday, February 6th