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Colgate vs Niagara 11/29/21 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds

Niagara Purple Eagles (2-3) vs. Colgate Raiders (3-3)
November 29, 2021 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Colgate Raiders -11 / Niagara Purple Eagles +11; Over/Under: +139
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The Niagara Purple Eagles and Colgate Raiders meet Monday in college basketball action at the Cotterell Court. The Niagara Purple Eagles look to get back to a .500 record. The Colgate Raiders look to get a game above a .500 record.

The Niagara Purple Eagles are averaging 65.8 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 67.2 points on 41.3 percent shooting. Marcus Hammond is averaging 19.8 points and 2.2 assists, while Sam Iorio is averaging 9.4 points and 4 rebounds. Noah Thomasson is grabbing 1.8 rebounds and Greg Kuakumensah is grabbing 3.6 rebounds. The Niagara Purple Eagles are shooting 39.1 percent from beyond the arc and 84 percent from the free throw line. The Niagara Purple Eagles are allowing 31.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 26.8 rebounds per game.

The Colgate Raiders are averaging 81.3 points on 45.7 percent shooting and allowing 72.8 points on 41.9 percent shooting. Nelly Cummings is averaging 18.3 points and 2.3 rebounds, while Jack Ferguson is averaging 13.3 points and 1.2 assists. Ryan Moffatt is grabbing 4.7 rebounds and Alex Capitano is averaging 1 steal. The Colgate Raiders are shooting 38.5 percent from beyond the arc and 75.8 percent from the free throw line. The Colgate Raiders are allowing 30.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.3 rebounds per game.

The Purple Eagles are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games and 8-1-1 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Raiders are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS loss. The under is 4-1 in Purple Eagles last 5 overall. The under is 7-2-1 in Raiders last 10 Monday games.

The Colgate Raiders are the better team and should be favored, as they took NC State down to the wire and beat Syracuse. However, the Niagara Purple Eagles are one of the best three point shooting tams and free throw shooting tams in the country, and they gave both Xavier and Ohio State all they could handle. Niagara isn’t a pushover here. Give me the road dog.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Niagara Purple Eagles +11

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