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Fairfield vs Rider 3/3/22 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds

Rider Broncs (11-17) vs. Fairfield Stags (13-16)
March 3, 2022 7:30 pm EDT
The Line: Fairfield Stags -3.5 / Rider Broncs +3.5; Over/Under: +131
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The Rider Broncs and Fairfield Stags meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Webster Bank Arena. The Rider Broncs need a win after losing four of their last five games. The Fairfield Stags look for a win after splitting their last six games.

The Rider Broncs are averaging 67.4 points on 40.2 percent shooting and allowing 69.5 points on 41.2 percent shooting. Dimencio Vaughn is averaging 12.7 points and 7.9 rebounds, while Dwight Murray Jr. is averaging 12.6 points and 4.6 assists. Allen Powell is the third double-digit scorer and Mervin James is dishing 0.8 assists. The Rider Broncs are shooting 30.6 percent from beyond the arc and 73.2 percent from the free throw line. The Rider Broncs are allowing 33.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.1 rebounds per game.

The Fairfield Stags are averaging 68.9 points on 44 percent shooting and allowing 66.7 points on 43.1 percent shooting. Taj Benning is averaging 11.1 points and 4.3 rebounds, while Supreme Cook is averaging 10.5 points and 8.1 rebounds. Jake Wojcik is dishing 2 assists and Jesus Cruz is grabbing 3.9 rebounds. The Fairfield Stags are shooting 33.8 percent from beyond the arc and 69.6 percent from the free throw line. The Fairfield Stags are allowing 32.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.3 rebounds per game.

The Broncs are 6-1-1 ATS in their last 8 road games and 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Stags are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 home games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 8-3 in Broncs last 11 road games. The over is 3-0-1 in Stags last 4 home games. The road team is 21-7 ATS in the last 28 meetings.

Two teams riding the struggle bus at the moment, but the Fairfield Stags have shown us more flashes of promise this season. The Rider Broncs are also rough on the road, where they lose by an average of 5.9 points and shoot 39.5 percent from the field. Fairfield also beat Rider on the road by 11 points back in January. I’ll lay the chalk with the Stags.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Fairfield Stags -3.5

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