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Canisius Golden Griffins vs Rider Broncs Point Spread: Betting Trends Hint at Winner

Rider takes to the basketball court against Canisius on Friday, hoping to send the Golden Griffins to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at Koessler Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Canisius sat as 0-point over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

Rider Broncs vs Canisius Golden Griffins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Canisius Golden Griffins bring a 6-7 record (7-4 ATS) to this tilt against the 7-5 Broncs, who are 5-3 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed Canisius go 2-9 so far and the Rider Broncs go 6-2.

The Golden Griffins - Broncs odds would favor the Golden Griffins if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Canisius is rated No. 97 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Rider is at No. 222.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Canisius's No. 214-ranked scoring average of 70.85 PPG, against a Rider Broncs defense rated No. 240 and allowing 79.42 PPG. The Canisius Golden Griffins FG% has averaged 47.91% to date this season, more than the Rider Broncs shooters have managed so far (43.51% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Rider got 16 points from Dimencio Vaughn en route to a 71-70 victory over Penn State on Friday at Bryce Jordan Center.

The Golden Griffins got 18 points from Isaiah Reese as Canisius ran past Robert Morris 76-62 on Friday at Sewall Center.

Betting Trends
  • Rider is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Rider is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Canisius
  • Rider is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games when playing Canisius
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Rider's last 11 games when playing Canisius
  • Canisius is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Canisius is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Canisius's last 6 games at home
  • Canisius is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Rider

Next Betting Matchups

Rider at Niagara, Sunday, December 31st
Canisius at Iona, Sunday, December 31st