Marist vs. Siena - 2/12/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Siena Saints (9-14) at Marist Red Foxes (5-19)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 8:00 pm (McCann Field House)
The Line: Marist Red Foxes 0 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Siena Saints and Marist Red Foxes square off Thursday night at the McCann Arena.
The Siena Saints have lost five of their last eight games and play another road game. On the season, Siena is averaging 71.1 points on 43.5 percent shooting and is allowing 75.2 points on 45.9 percent shooting. Rob Poole is averaging 14.9 points and 4.9 rebounds while Marquis Wright is averaging 13.2 points and 4.9 assists. Lavon Long is the third double-digit scorer and Javion Ogunyemi is grabbing 4.8 rebounds. The Siena Saints have five players averaging at least 8.5 points, and they’re shooting 71.1 percent from the line and 34 percent from deep. Defensively, Siena is allowing 38.1 percent shooting from deep and has given up 69 or more points in four of its last six games.
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The Marist Red Foxes hope to keep things rolling with wins in four of their last five games. On the season, Marist is averaging 60.4 points on 39.5 percent shooting and is allowing 68.9 points on 43.9 percent shooting. Chavaughn Lewis is averaging 21 points and five rebounds while Khallid Hart is averaging 14.6 points and 1.6 assists. Phillip Lawrence is grabbing 4.1 rebounds and T.J. Curry is shooting 37.1 percent from the field. The Marist Red Foxes have four players averaging at least 8.3 points, and they’re shooting 71.7 percent from the line and 31.2 percent from downtown. Defensively, Marist is allowing 34.3 percent shooting from deep and has given up 67 or less points in four of its last five games.
The Saints are 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 road games and 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games following a ATS loss. The Red Foxes are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a S.U. loss. The Saints are 6-0 ATS in the last 6 meetings and the underdog is 18-7-3 ATS in the last 28 meetings.
A pick em game? You have to go with Marist on its home court. Besides, the Red Foxes are playing the better basketball as of late anyway.