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Niagara Purple Eagles visit Saint Peter's Peacocks in NCAA College Basketball Betting

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Yanitelli Center Saturday as the Saint Peter's Peacocks look to beat the odds vs the Niagara Purple Eagles in NCAA hoops betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Saint Peter's Peacocks betting line as -10.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

Niagara Purple Eagles vs Saint Peter's Peacocks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Saint Peter's Peacocks bring a 10-8 record (9-4 ATS) to this tilt against the 5-14 Purple Eagles, who are 8-10 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed Saint Peter's go 4-9 so far and the Niagara Purple Eagles go 11-7.

This game puts the Saint Peter's Peacocks, most recently No. 54 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Niagara Purple Eagles, who rate No. 235 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Saint Peter's's No. 249-ranked scoring average of 65.39 PPG, against a Niagara Purple Eagles defense rated No. 243 and allowing 79.58 PPG. The Saint Peter's Peacocks FG% has averaged 40.46% to date this season, less than the Niagara Purple Eagles shooters have managed so far (42.08% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Niagara suffered a 93-87 loss against Marist on Monday, getting 22 points from Matt Scott in a losing effort at Gallagher Center.

Saint Peter's got 14 points from Samuel Idowu en route to a 77-65 victory over Siena on Thursday at Yanitelli Center.

Betting Trends
  • Niagara is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Niagara is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Niagara's last 6 games
  • Niagara is 2-16 SU in its last 18 games on the road
  • Saint Peter's is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Saint Peter's is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Saint Peter's's last 10 games
  • Saint Peter's is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Niagara home to Canisius, Monday, January 23rd
Saint Peter's at Rider, Monday, January 23rd