Siena at Marist 1/11/19 - NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions
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Siena Saints vs. Marist Red Foxes
NCAAB: 7:00 PM EST
Jan. 11, 2019
Latest Odds : MRST -2.5 Total 130.5
The Siena Saints visit McCann Arena in Poughkeepsie, New York on Friday to play the Marist Red Foxes. The Saints fell to 5-10 on the season following a 70-66 loss to Canisius. Siena led by 10 points at the half, but was outscored 15-3 midway through the second to trail by one point and never took the lead again. Evan Fisher led the Saints with 21 points and 17 rebounds.
Marist improved to 6-8 on the season following its 78-63 over Manhattan. The Red Foxes were led by Ryan Funk and Brian Parker with 17 points each. Marist took a commanding 43-26 at the half and never looked back in the second half. The Red Foxes hit 56% of their field goals and 53% from long range.
Evan Fisher leads the Saints in scoring and rebounding with averages of 16.7 points and 7.2 rebounds per game. Jalen Pickett is the second leading scorer and leader in assists with averages of 15.1 points and 7.3 assists per game. Siena is shooting 44.4% from the field and 33.4% from 3-point territory.
Brian Parker leads Marist in scoring and assists with averages of 15.1 points and 3.7 assists per game. Isaiah Lamb is leading Marist in rebounds with an average of 5.1 per game. Marist is shooting 45.3% from the field and 37.3% from 3-point territory.
Recent Betting Trends:
Siena is 5-11 ATS in its last 16 on the road
The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Saints last 5 versus Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference opponents
Marist is 2-5 ATS in its last 7
The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Red Foxes last 5 versus MAAC teams
Free Betting Pick: Siena Saints +2.5
While Marist should win this outright on its home court, look for Siena to stay close and steal a cover. The Saints have covered 9 of the last 13 overall against the Red Foxes and 11 of the last 16 played at Marist. Siena has covered the number in 5 of its last 6 following a straight up loss. Final Score Prediction, Marist Foxes win but fall short ATS 65-64.