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Open as College Basketball Underdog vs

Niagara looks to cover the Purple Eagles-Broncs pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 7-15 mark when they host Rider in college basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Rider Broncs before tip-off in this one found them as 0-point over at Bovada earlier.

Rider Broncs vs Niagara Purple Eagles Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Niagara Purple Eagles currently sport a 7-15 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 10-11 ATS. The Rider Broncs are 12-9 and 7-9 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Niagara Purple Eagles produce a 12-9 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Rider Broncs have gone 7-9 against the totals betting line.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Niagara Purple Eagles rated this week at No. 222 and the Rider Broncs sitting at No. 169.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Niagara's No. 128 nationally ranked offense (75.14 points per game) against a Rider Broncs defense that sits as the No. 153 at 72.33 PPG. The Niagara Purple Eagles have been averaging 42.24% from the field, less than the Broncs have managed so far this season (42.91% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Broncs got 13 points from Jimmie Taylor, but it was Saint Peter's that prevailed in a 56-51 final on Monday at Yanitelli Center.

Niagara got 20 points from Matt Scott but lost anyway, 70-69, to Manhattan on Thursday at Gallagher Center.

Betting Trends
  • Rider is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Rider is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Rider is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Rider is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Niagara is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games
  • Niagara is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Niagara's last 6 games at home
  • Niagara is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Rider

Next Betting Matchups

Rider at Canisius, Monday, January 30th
Niagara at Fairfield, Thursday, February 2nd