Siena Saints vs. Niagara Purple Eagles - 1/2/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Niagara Purple Eagles (3-10) at Siena Saints (8-5)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Times Union Center)
The Line: Siena Saints -13 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Siena Saints will host the Niagara Purple Eagles this Saturday.
The Siena Saints come into this game with a 8-5 record and are currently 4th in the MAAC. Siena has won 3 out of their last 4 games with their most recent game being a 73-64 loss. Through 13 games this season the leading scorer for the Saints has been Marquis Wright who is scoring 17.3 points per game and 4.9 rebounds with 4.6 assists. Brett Bisping is second on the team with 13.0 points per game and 8.9 rebounds.
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The Niagara Purple Eagles come into this game with a 3-10 record and are currently 9th in the MAAC. The Purple Eagles have lost their past 5 games with their most recent being a 82-68 loss to St Bonaventure. Emile Blackman has led Niagara through 13 games in scoring with 15.5 points per game and 4.0 rebounds. Matt Scott is second on the team with 15.5 points per game and 6.7 rebounds.
Niagara is 2-5 against the spread in their last 7 games overall. The Purple Eagles are 3-9 against the spread in their last 12 Saturday games. Siena is 4-0 against the spread in their last 4 home games. The Saints are 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 games overall.
The Niagara Purple Eagles have been brutal this year with only 2 wins on the year and losing thier past 5 games this season. Siena has been much better winning 3 out of their last 4 games. I think Siena will win this game easily at home.