Siena vs. Iona - 3/7/15 MAAC Quarterfinal Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Iona Gaels (24-7) at Siena Saints (11-19)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 12:00 pm (Times Union Center)
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The Siena Saints and Iona Gaels meet Saturday afternoon in the MAAC quarterfinal.
The Siena Saints look for a win after losing five of their last seven. On the season, Siena is averaging 69.8 points on 43 percent shooting and is allowing 73.8 points on 45 percent shooting. Rob Poole is averaging 14 points and 4.7 rebounds while Marquis Wright is averaging 12.6 points and five assists. Lavon Long is the third double-digit scorer and Javion Ogunyemi is grabbing 4.6 rebounds. The Siena Saints have have five players averaging at least 9.1 points, and they’re shooting 70.9 percent from the line and 33.5 percent from deep. Defensively, Siena is allowing 36.2 percent shooting from deep and has given up 69 or more points in four of its last six games.
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The Iona Gaels look to stay hot with wins in 11 of their last 12 games. On the season, Iona is averaging 79.6 points on 46.8 percent shooting and is allowing 72.5 points on 42.2 percent shooting. David Laury is averaging 20.1 points and 9.5 rebounds while A.J. English is averaging 19.5 points and 5.2 assists. Schadrac Casimir is dishing two assists and Isaiah Williams is grabbing 6.2 rebounds. The Iona Gaels have four double-digit scorers, and they’re shooting 70 percent from the line and 39.9 percent from deep. Defensively, Iona is allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and has given up 68 or less points in four straight games.
The Saints are 4-9-1 ATS in their last 14 neutral site games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games. The Gaels are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games following a S.U. loss and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Saints are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
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