Iona vs. Siena - 2/6/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Siena Saints (9-12) at Iona Gaels (16-6)
College Basketball: Friday, February 6, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Hynes Athletics Center)
The Line: Iona Gaels -13 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Iona Gaels and the Siena Saints face off on Friday at the Hynes Athletic Center in MAAC college basketball action.
The Iona Gaels are 16-6 this season and they have won eight of their last nine games. Iona is averaging 82.3 points and they are shooting 47.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 74.5 points and their opponents are shooting 43.1 percent. David Laury leads the Gaels averaging 21 points and 9.3 rebounds per game. A.J. English is averaging 20.7 points, 5.7 rebounds, and 5.6 assists, Isaiah Williams is averaging 14.2 points and 6.4 rebounds, and Schandrac Casimir is averaging 13.8 points. Iona is 9-0 at home and 9-2 in MAAC games.
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The Siena Saints are 9-12 this season and they have won three of their last five games. Siena is averaging 71.2 points and they are shooting 43.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 75.1 points and their opponents are shooting 46.5 percent. Rob Poole leads the Saints averaging 15.3 points per game. Marquis Wright is averaging 12.9 points and 5.0 rebounds, Lavon Long is averaging 11.8 points and 5.1 rebounds, and Javion Ogunyemi is averaging 8.6 points. Siena is 4-6 on the road and 6-6 in MAAC play.
Iona is 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 home games and 6-2 against the spread in their last eight home games against a team with a losing road record. Siena is 7-3 against the spread against a team with a winning record, 1-4-1 against the spread in their last six road games, and 7-17 against the spread in their last 24 road games against a team with a winning home record. The home team has coverd the point spread in six of the last eight meetings of these two.
Many of Siena’s losses have been one sided so the same here wouldn’t be a huge surprise so it’s justa lean but I will lay the points with Iona.