Iona vs. Siena - 1/31/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Siena Saints (9-9) at Iona Gaels (5-10)
College Basketball: Friday, January 31, 2020 at 7:00 pm (Hynes Athletics Center)
The Line: Iona Gaels PK -- Over/Under: 147 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Siena Saints and Iona Gaels meet Friday in college basketball action at the Hynes Athletics Center.
The Siena Saints need a win after splitting their last eight games. The Siena Saints are averaging 72.7 points on 44.4 percent shooting and allowing 71.7 points on 44.9 percent shooting. Jalen Pickett is averaging 16 points and 4.8 assists while Elijah Burns is averaging 14.8 points and 6.5 rebounds. Manny Camper is the third double-digit scorer and Donald Carey is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The Siena Saints are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 69.6 percent from the free throw line. The Siena Saints are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.1 rebounds per game. The Siena Saints have lost all nine road games.
The Iona Gaels need a win after splitting their last six games. The Iona Gaels are averaging 69.3 points on 42.5 percent shooting and allowing 74.1 points on 44.8 percent shooting. E.J. Crawford is averaging 17 points and 5.1 rebounds while Tajuan Agee is averaging 14.2 points and 7.4 rebounds. Isaiah Washington is the third double-digit scorer and Asante Gist is dishing 2.6 assists. The Iona Gaels are shooting 32.3 percent from beyond the arc and 73.5 percent from the free throw line. The Iona Gaels are allowing 41.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.8 rebounds per game. The Iona Gaels have lost four of their last six home games.
The Saints are 0-7 ATS in their last 7 road games, 3-8 ATS in their last 11 Friday games and 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Gaels are 1-6-1 ATS in their last 8 home games, 8-20-1 ATS in their last 29 games following a ATS loss and 2-8-1 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The under is 11-5-2 in Saints last 18 road games. The under is 5-2 in Gaels last 7 overall. The road team is 11-3 ATS in the last 14 meetings. The underdog is 7-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
The Siena Saints have failed to cover seven of their nine road games where they lose by an average of 8.6 points and shoot 41.3 percent from the field. The Iona Gaels are just 3-11-1 ATS on the season, but they play their best basketball at home and have won seven of the last 10 meetings against the Siena Saints. Give me the home team in this pick em contest.