Canisius Golden Griffins (8-16) vs. Marist Red Foxes (9-13)
February 12, 2022 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Marist Red Foxes -6.5 / Canisius Golden Griffins +6.5; Over/Under: -136.5
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The Canisius Golden Griffins and Marist Red Foxes meet Saturday in college basketball action at the McCann Arena. The Canisius Golden Griffins need a win after losing seven of their last 10 games. The Marist Red Foxes need a win after losing five of their last six games.
The Canisius Golden Griffins are averaging 69.2 points on 40.1 percent shooting and allowing 72.1 points on 46.3 percent shooting. Armon Harried is averaging 12.3 points and 4 rebounds, while Jordan Henderson is averaging 10.5 points and 2 assists. Malek Green is the third double-digit scorer and Ahamadou Fofana is dishing 3.3 assists. The Canisius Golden Griffins are shooting 31.1 percent from beyond the arc and 69 percent from the free throw line. The Canisius Golden Griffins are allowing 30.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.3 rebounds per game.
The Marist Red Foxes are averaging 70 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 67.8 points on 41.7 percent shooting. Jao Ituka is averaging 14.8 points and 1.4 assists, while Ricardo Wright is averaging 14.3 points and 4 rebounds. Samkelo Cele is grabbing 3.5 rebounds and Raheim Sullivan is dishing 1.6 assists. The Marist Red Foxes are shooting 34.2 percent from beyond the arc and 70.3 percent from the free throw line. The Marist Red Foxes are allowing 33 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.8 rebounds per game.
The Golden Griffins are 1-7-1 ATS in their last 9 road games. The Red Foxes are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The under is 13-3-1 in Golden Griffins last 17 overall. The over is 4-1-1 in Red Foxes last 6 overall. The underdog is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
I’m not running to the window to side with either team here, but the Canisius Golden Griffins are awful, especially on the road, where they’re 3-8-1 against the spread and lose by an average of 10.5 points and shoot 36.9 percent from the field. This line is an indication of just how bad the Golden Griffins are. It’s the Marist Red Foxes or pass here.