Rider Broncs at Marist Red Foxes Betting Prediction 01/12/20

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The Rider Broncs (8-6, 2-2 MAAC) and the Marist Red Foxes (2-11, 1-3 MAAC) square off at McCann Center. The Red Foxes can put an end to a five-game home losing streak. The game starts at 2 p.m. ET on Sunday, January 12, 2020.

Rider Broncs at Marist Red Foxes Betting Odds

In their last contest, the Red Foxes were victorious over the Fairfield Stags, 70-58, while the Broncs lost a tough one against the Iona Gaels, 69-66.

Marist dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had a superb offensive rebounding percentage of 32.4 (above their season average of 26.5) and a turnover percentage of 14.7 (better than their season average of 18.3). Fairfield recorded marks of 18.8 and 18.4, respectively, for those same stats. Rider, meanwhile, forced Iona into a turnover percentage of 24.2 (above their season average of 20.4). Michael Cubbage played well for Marist with 11 points and eight rebounds. Meanwhile, Rider rallied around Tyere Marshall, who contributed 20 points and seven rebounds.

In their first matchup this season, Stevie Jordan led the Broncs to a 74-64 win. He was the game’s top overall scorer with 23 points. One of Rider’s largest strengths was getting to the charity stripe. They had 48 free throw attempts, while Marist had just 13.

It could be a difficult game for Marist on the offensive glass. The Red Foxes are among the nation’s elite on the offensive glass, ranking 235th in offensive rebounding percentage at 26.9 percent. Meanwhile, Rider ranks 26th in the NCAA at corralling defensive rebounds with a defensive rebounding percentage of 76.8 percent. This contest should be a showdown of opposite styles. The up-and-down Broncs rank 46th in possessions per game, while the more half-court oriented Red Foxes rank 336th.

Rider Broncs vs. Marist Red Foxes Free Pick

Basketball Tip: SU Winner – Rider, ATS Winner – Rider, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Rider ranks 29th in rebounds per game (40.2) while Marist ranks 228th (33.5).
  • The Red Foxes rank eighth in blocks allowed per game (2.1) while the Broncs rank 69th (3.1).
  • The Broncs rank 170th in assists per game (12.4) while the Red Foxes rank 254th (8.7).
  • Marist ranks 172nd in three pointers allowed per game (23.1) while Rider ranks 254th (27.1).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Broncs have scored an average of 63.0 points per game (10.2 below their season average) and allowed an average of 73.8 points per game (1.1 above their season average).
  • The Red Foxes’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 12.6, up from 8.8 for the season.