Cal Poly Mustangs vs. Siena Saints Free Prediction 12/29/18

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The Siena Saints (4-8) welcome the Cal Poly Mustangs (3-8) to Times Union Center. The Mustangs can snap a six-game road losing streak. The game starts at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 29, 2018.

Cal Poly Mustangs vs. Siena Saints Betting Odds

In their last outing, the Saints fell to the Providence Friars, 77-67, while the Mustangs were victorious over the Menlo Oaks, 82-75.

Cal Poly played a nearly flawless game. They had a free throw rate of 0.420 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 35.7. Menlo put up marks of 0.153 and 20.0, respectively, for those same stats. Siena, on the other hand, had a better free throw rate (0.176 vs. 0.113). Siena was led by Evan Fisher, who had 11 points and six rebounds. Meanwhile, Kuba Niziol was a key piece for Cal Poly with 12 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists.

Siena could put on a ball-control clinic in this battle. Siena ranks 47th in the country at avoiding errors (turnover percentage of 16.5 percent), while Cal Poly forces the 82nd-fewest turnovers (17.8 percent). Also, the Mustangs rank 303rd in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.171), while the Saints rank 35th in opponents’ FTA rate (0.179).

Cal Poly Mustangs at Siena Saints ATS Pick

Free Pick: SU Winner – Cal Poly, ATS Winner – Cal Poly, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Siena ranks 35th in rebounds allowed per game (31.5) while Cal Poly ranks 176th (38.1).
  • The Saints rank 27th in blocks allowed per game (2.4) while the Mustangs rank 70th (3.2).
  • Siena averages 12.6 assists per game, which ranks 157th in the nation. Cal Poly ranks 185th in assists allowed per game (15.1).
  • The Saints rank 10th in steals allowed per game (4.6) while the Mustangs rank 125th (7.3).
  • Siena ranks 20th in three pointers attempted per game (28.2) while Cal Poly ranks 106th in three pointers allowed per game (22.7).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Saints’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 4.4, down from 8.3 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Mustangs have scored an average of 64.4 points per game (3.0 below their season average) and allowed an average of 73.4 points per game (0.3 below their season average).