The Rider Broncs and Fairfield Stags meet Sunday in college basketball action at the Leo D. Mahoney Arena. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The Rider Broncs Betting Preview
The Rider Broncs are averaging 69.2 points on 44.4 percent shooting and allowing 67.1 points on 41.5 percent shooting. Dwight Murray Jr. is averaging 16.4 points and 4.6 rebounds, while Mervin James is averaging 13.2 points and 1.6 assists. Allen Powell is dishing 2.2 assists and Allen Betrand is grabbing 3.1 rebounds. The Rider Broncs are shooting 32 percent from beyond the arc and 75.2 percent from the free throw line. The Rider Broncs are allowing 35.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.3 rebounds per game.
The Fairfield Stags Betting Preview
The Fairfield Stags are averaging 64.7 points on 40.4 percent shooting and allowing 63.8 points on 42.2 percent shooting. Supreme Cook is averaging 13 points and 8.6 rebounds, while Caleb Fields is averaging 12.2 points and 3.7 rebounds. TJ Long is dishing 0.9 assists and Brycen Goodine is grabbing 1.3 rebounds. The Fairfield Stags are shooting 28.3 percent from beyond the arc and 71.8 percent from the free throw line. The Fairfield Stags are allowing 29.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.1 rebounds per game.
Rider vs Fairfield Trends
The Broncs are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Stags are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Sunday games and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 8-0 in Broncs last 8 overall. The under is 4-0 in Stags last 4 overall. The road team is 21-8 ATS in the last 29 meetings. The favorite is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
Randy’s Free Pick
The Fairfield Stags are playing some of their best ball of the season, and they've been covering numbers all week. Rider has had issues in the underdog role, where it loses by an average of 6.4 points. We're only laying a bucket with the home team. Give me the Stags and the small chalk.