Siena Saints vs. Rider Broncs - 1/21/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Rider Broncs (6-12) at Siena Saints (11-7)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Times Union Center)
The Line: Siena Saints -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Rider Broncs will travel to play the Siena Saints in a MAAC game on Thursday.
The Siena Saints are 11-7 (4-3) and are coming off of a loss to Monmouth by a score of 85-69. Siena has won 2 of their last 3 games and is currently sitting in 4th place in the MAAC standings. Siena is averaging 76.9 points per game while giving up 73.6 points per game. Siena is also averaging 40.7 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per game. Brett Bisping is averaging 14.9 points per game and 8.5 assists per game for Siena. Javion Ogunyemi is averaging 14.1 points per game and 6.7 rebounds per game for the Saints. Siena is shooting 70.3% on free throws, 33.9% on three-pointers, and 45.6% on all field goal attempts.
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The Rider Broncs are 6-12 (2-5) and are coming off of a win against Iona by a score of 79-75. Rider has won their last 2 games, after losing their previous 3 games. Rider is in 9th place of the MAAC standings. Rider is averaging 67.1 points per game while giving up 69.9 points per game. Rider is also averaging 36.6 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per game. Teddy Okereafor is averaging 14.2 points per game and 4.4 assists per game for Rider. Xavier Lundy is averaging 10.3 points per game and 4.1 rebounds per game for the Broncs. Rider is shooting 66.4% on free throws, 32.9% on three-pointers, and 42.6% on all field goal attempts.
Rider is 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games. Rider is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following an ATS win. The under is 9-3 in Rider’s last 12 road games. Siena is 5-0-1 ATS in their last 6 home games. Siena is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Thursday games. The under is 5-1 in Siena’s last 6 home games. The home team is 4-1 ATS in these two teams last 5 matchups.
Rider has picked it up in their last couple of games, after starting conference play very poorly. Rider plays good defense, but Siena has the rebounding advantage. Siena also has had some recent success and will have the home court advantage. I like Siena at home.