Rider vs. Canisius - 2/18/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Canisius Golden Griffins (19-9) at Rider Broncs (20-7)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm (Alumni Gymnasium-NJ)
The Line: Rider Broncs -4 -- Over/Under: 156 See the Latest Odds
MAAC college basketball rivals the Canisius Golden Griffins and the Rider Broncs butt heads on Sunday.
The red hot Canisius Golden Griffins own a share of first in the MAAC because they have been consistent on both ends of the floor. Canisius defeated Monmouth 78-60 for their 6th straight victory behind a 50%-46.9% shooting edge and eleven more shots.
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Isaiah Reese was the top offensive option for the Golden Griffins with 26 points, four pulls, four assists and six steals. Jermaine Crumpton gave Canisius 15 points and five pulls while Jonathan Sanks and Takal Molson combined for 18 points.
The red hot Rider Broncs have consistently controlled the scoreboard and their reward is a share of first in the MAAC. Rider has won nine in a row following a 97-71 win versus Siena where 57.4%-38.7% advantage added up to 15 field goals.
Dimencio Vaughn was the Broncs top gun with 19 points and seven boards followed by Stevie Jordan with 17 points, five yanks and six assists. Rider received 14 points from Frederick Scott while Jordan Allen and Tyere Marshall tossed in 12 points each with Marshall hauling in 12 rebounds.
Under is 11-4 in Canisius last 15 road games and under is 21-10-1 in Canisius last 32 overall. Over is 15-5 in Rider last 20 home games and over is 6-2 in Rider last 8 Sunday games. Road team is 7-3-1 ATS in the last 11 meetings.
Both teams are similar but for me I’ll take the Golden Griffins because they are getting points…