Fairfield vs. Rider - 3/1/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Fairfield vs. Rider - 3/1/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Mary Langenfeld-USA TODAY Sports

Rider Broncs (16-12) at Fairfield Stags (11-17)

College Basketball: Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 2:00 pm (Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard)

The Line: Fairfield Stags +2.5 -- Over/Under: 128 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Rider Broncs and Fairfield Stags meet Sunday in college basketball action at the Alumni Hall.

The Rider Broncs look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Rider Broncs are averaging 72 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 70.4 points on 42.6 percent shooting. Dimencio Vaughn is averaging 14.6 points and 6.7 rebounds while Tyere Marshall is averaging 13.1 points and 1.1 assists. Frederick Scott is the third double-digit scorer and Stevie Jordan is grabbing 3.9 rebounds. The Rider Broncs are shooting 31.9 percent from beyond the arc and 65.5 percent from the free throw line. The Rider Broncs are allowing 32.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.9 rebounds per game. The Rider Broncs have lost four straight road games.

The Fairfield Stags need a win after losing eight of their last 12 games. The Fairfield Stags are averaging 59 points on 39.5 percent shooting and allowing 63.1 points on 42.3 percent shooting. Landon Taliaferro is averaging 11.7 points and two rebounds while Jesus Cruz is averaging 11.1 points and 1.5 assists. Taj Benning is dishing three assists and Vincent Eze is grabbing 5.7 rebounds. The Fairfield Stags are shooting 29.3 percent from beyond the arc and 69.7 percent from the free throw line. The Fairfield Stags are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.4 rebounds per game. The Fairfield Stags have split their last six home games.

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The road team is 20-8 ATS in the last 28 meetings.

The Rider Broncs are just 3-11-1 against the spread on the road this season, but they're the better team in this spot no matter how you slice it. The Rider Broncs won the first meeting last month by 16 points and are playing the better ball heading into this contest. The Fairfield Stags have not only lost eight of their last 11 games, but they're shooting just 36 percent from the field and 18.2 percent from three in their last five games. The betting trends don't favor the Rider Broncs, but sometimes you throw those things out the window and just back the better team and the small chalk. That's what we're doing here.

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