Canisius vs. Siena - 1/24/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Siena Saints (12-7) at Canisius Golden Griffins (10-10)
College Basketball: Sunday, January 24, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Koessler Center)
The Line: Canisius Golden Griffins -1.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Siena Saints and Canisius Golden Griffins meet Sunday afternoon at the Koessler Athletic Center.
The Siena Saints look to stay hot after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Siena Saints are averaging 76.2 points on 45.3 percent shooting and allowing 72.4 points on 41.1 percent shooting. Javion Ogunyemi is averaging 14.4 points and 6.7 rebounds while Brett Bisping is averaging 14.3 points and 1.1 assists. Nico Clareth is grabbing 3.1 rebounds and Lavon Long is dishing 3.3 assists. The Siena Saints are shooting 34.2 percent from beyond the arc and 70.3 percent from the free throw line. The Saints are allowing 31.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40 rebounds per game. The Siena Saints have lost 14 of their last 20 road games.
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The Canisius Golden Griffins hope for a win to get a game above a .500 record. The Canisius Golden Griffins are averaging 79.7 points on 41.9 percent shooting and allowing 78.6 points on 47.4 percent shooting. Malcolm McMillan is averaging 16.1 points and 4.4 assists while Phil Valenti is averaging 14.9 points and 6.1 rebounds. Kassius Robertson is dishing two assists and Kevin Bleeker is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The Canisius Golden Griffins are shooting 33.5 percent from beyond the arc and 73.5 percent from the free throw line. The Golden Griffins are allowing 37.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35 rebounds per game. The Canisius Golden Griffins have won eight of their last 13 home games.
The Saints are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games and 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Golden Griffins are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up win and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a losing road record. The Saints are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Canisius and 0-6 ATS in the last 6 meetings overall.
Canisius has covered the last six games against the Saints and is playing a rare home game this season. With the Golden Griffins on the road so much and a chance for them to get above .500, you have to like the home team by a bucket.