Canisius vs. Saint Peter's - 1/12/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Saint Peter's Peacocks (8-7) at Canisius Golden Griffins (9-8)
College Basketball: Friday, January 12, 2018 at 7:00 pm (Koessler Center)
The Line: Canisius Golden Griffins -5.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Saint Peter’s Peacocks visit the Canisius Golden Griffins in Friday college basketball action.
The Saint Peter’s Peacocks are aiming for back to back conference victories after upending the Quinnipiac Bobcats 84-58 as a 6.5 point home favorite on Sunday. Saint Peter’s jumped to a 15 point lead heading to the locker room and never let up with a decisive 61.5%-29.1% shooting advantage.
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Nick Griffin was the Peacocks top weapon with 22 points and three yanks on 7-12 including 5-8 on long balls. The twosome of Elijah Gonzales and Nnamdi Enechionyia tossing in 15 points apiece with Enechionyia logging five boards and nine assists while Samuel Idowu gave Saint Peter’s ten points on 5-8.
The Canisius Golden Griffins began their conference with three straight victories before falling at the Siena Saints 65-62 as a 4.5 point road favorite. Canisius set the tone with just 21 first half points as the Saints owned a 44.9%-37.5% shooting edge to negate the Golden Griffins 15 more looks at the basket.
Takal Molson kept the Golden Griffins within striking distance with 21 points and four yanks on 8-16 from the floor followed by a 12 point, seven assist and five steal effort of Isaiah Reese. Canisius received eleven points and three yanks from Jermaine Crumpton while Jonathan Sanks chipped in with eight points.
Under is 19-8-1 in Saint Peter’s last 28 road games and Saint Peter’s are 24-11 ATS in their last 35 games overall and Saint Peter’s are 35-17 ATS in their last 52 road games. Canisius are 7-0-1 ATS in their last 8 home games and under is 15-5-1 in Canisius last 21 overall and under is 19-7-1 in Canisius last 27 home games.
This looks like a competitive game in my view and that makes the points extremely important…