Marist Red Foxes vs. Siena Saints - 2/7/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Siena Saints (16-8) at Marist Red Foxes (4-17)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 12:00 pm (McCann Field House)
The Line: Marist Red Foxes +8.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Siena Saints will travel to play the Marist Red Foxes in a MAAC game on Sunday.
The Marist Red Foxes are 4-17 (1-11) and are coming off of a loss to Quinnipiac by a score of 79-53. Marist has lost 11 games in a row and is currently last in the MAAC standings. Marist’s only conference win came against Manhattan by 5 points. Marist is averaging 71.2 points per game while giving up 79.5 points per game. Marist is also averaging 32.3 rebounds per game and 11.4 assists per game. Khallid Hart is averaging 21.6 points per game and 2.8 rebounds per game for Marist. Brian Parker is averaging 16.5 points per game and 5.7 rebounds per game for the Red Foxes. Marist is shooting 71.4% on free throws, 34% on three-pointers, and 41.7% on all field goal attempts.
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The Siena Saints are 16-8 (9-4) and are coming off of a win against St. Peter’s by a score of 69-52. Siena has won 5 of their last 6 games and is currently 3rd in the MAAC standings. Siena defeated Marist by a score of 77-66 in their first meeting of the season. Siena is averaging 77.6 points per game while giving up 72.3 points per game. Siena is also averaging 39.8 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per game. Brett Bisping is averaging 15.6 points per game and 9.5 rebounds per game for Siena. Javion Ogunyemi is averaging 14.3 points per game and 6.3 rebounds per game for the Saints. Siena is shooting 71.7% on free throws, 36.1% on three-pointers, and 46.4% on all field goal attempts.
Siena is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against a team with a losing record. The over is 8-1 in Siena’s last 9 road games. Marist is 0-5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games. Marist is 8-3 ATS in their last 11 Sunday games. The under is 4-0 in Marist’s last 4 games. The under is 5-0 in these two teams last 5 meetings.
Marist has been very bad in conference play, but will be at home in this game. Siena plays much better defense than Marist and is towards the top of the MAAC standings. I like Siena in this matchup.