Saint Peter's Peacocks vs. Iona Gaels - 1/22/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Saint Peter's Peacocks (8-8) at Iona Gaels (9-8)
College Basketball: Friday, January 22, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Yanitelli Center)
The Line: Saint Peter's Peacocks +8 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Iona Gaels will host the Saint Peter’s Peacocks this Friday.
The Iona Gaels come into this game with a 9-8 record and are currently 3rd in the MAAC. The Gaels are currently on a 2 game losing streak with their most recent loss being a 79-75 defeat to Rider. Through 17 games this season the leading scorer for the Gaels has been A.J English who is averaging 25.4 points per game and 6.1 assists even though he has missed some games. Jordan Washington is second on the team with 15.8 points per game and 6.1 rebounds. Iona will try to snap this losing streak with a win over St Peter.
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The Saint Peter’s Peacocks come into this game with a 8-8 record and are currently 2nd in the MAAC. The Peacocks are on a 3 game win streak with their most recent win coming against Fairfield 77-71. Through 16 games this season the leading scorer for the Peacocks has been Antwon Portley who is averaging 15.3 points per game and 2.6 rebounds. Trevis Wyche is second on the team with 12.9 points per game and 4.7 assists.
The Saint Peter’s Peacocks are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games overall. The Peacocks are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 road games. The Iona Gaels are 0-6 against the spread in their last 6 home games. The Iona Gaels are 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 games following a loss.
The Iona Gael's have been struggling lately losing their past 2 games. The Saint Peter's Peacocks are on a 3 game win steak and have been playing well lately. I think Iona gets back on track with a big win here agaisnt Saint Peters. Take the Gaels to cover at home.