Saint Peter's Peacocks (6-3) at Canisius Golden Griffins (1-3)
College Basketball: Friday, January 1, 2021 at 1:00 pm (Koessler Athletic Center)
The Line: Canisius Golden Griffins +6 -- Over/Under: 138 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Saint Peter's Peacocks and Canisius Golden Griffins meet Friday in college basketball action at the Koessler Athletic Center.
The Saint Peter's Peacocks look to stay hot after winning four of their last five games. The Saint Peter's Peacocks are averaging 69.2 points on 42.5 percent shooting and allowing 67.3 points on 39.7 percent shooting. KC Ndefo is averaging 12.1 points and 5.3 rebounds while Daryl Banks III is averaging 11.9 points and 1.9 assists. Fousseynl Drame is the third double-digit scorer and Doug Edert is dishing 0.9 assists. The Saint Peter's Peacocks are shooting 36.4 percent from beyond the arc and 65.8 percent from the free throw line. The Saint Peter's Peacocks are allowing 35.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.8 rebounds per game.
The Canisius Golden Griffins need a win to snap a three-game losing streak. The Canisius Golden Griffins are averaging 67 points on 38.7 percent shooting and allowing 77.3 points on 50.7 percent shooting. Majesty Brandon is averaging 14.8 points and 2.8 rebounds while Malek Green is averaging 11.3 points and 1.3 assists. Jordan Henderson is dishing 2.3 assists and Armon Harried is grabbing three rebounds. The Canisius Golden Griffins are shooting 25.9 percent from beyond the arc and 65.5 percent from the free throw line. The Canisius Golden Griffins are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.8 rebounds per game.
The Peacocks are 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 road games and 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Golden Griffins are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 home games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The over is 5-1 in Peacocks last 6 road games. The over is 7-2 in Golden Griffins last 9 home games. The road team is 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
The Saint Peter's Peacocks are playing the better basketball entering this contest and they have a clear edge on the offensive edge. The Canisius Golden Griffins are one of the worst teams in the country when it comes to shooting the basketball and they have just two double-digit scorers on their roster. I have no choice but to lay the chalk with the Saint Peter's Peacocks in this contest.