Fairfield Stags vs. Canisius Golden Griffins - 1/29/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Canisius Golden Griffins (10-11) at Fairfield Stags (11-9)
College Basketball: Friday, January 29, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard)
The Line: Fairfield Stags -1.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Fairfield Stags will host the Canisius Golden Griffins this Friday.
The Fairfield Stags come into this game with a 11-9 record and are currently 6th in the MAAC. The Stags have won their past 2 games with their most recent game being a 98-91 win over Iona. Through 20 games this season the leading scorer for the Stags has been Marcus Gilbert who is averaging 19.1 points per game and 5.4 rebounds. Tyler Nelson is second on the team with 15.7 points per game and 3.4 assists.
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The Canisius Golden Griffins come into this game with a 10-11 record and are currently 7th in the MAAC. The Golden Griffins have won 3 out of their past 4 games with their most recent game being a 99-78 loss to Siena. Through 21 games this season the leading scorer for the Golden Griffins has been Malcolm McMillan who is averaging 15.8 points per game and 4.5 assists. Phil Valenti is second on the team with 15.0 point per game and 6.0 rebounds.
Canisius is 0-3-1 against the spread in their last 4 games vs. a team with a winning record. The Golden Griffins are 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 games following a loss of more than 20 points. The Fairfield Stags are 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 games following a win. The Stags are 5-2 against the spread in their last 7 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
Fairfield and Canisius have both been playing well lately. This should be a very close game coming down to the end. Im taking Fairfield to win this game at home i think they are the better team.