Saint Peter’s Peacocks vs. Niagara Purple Eagles Free Prediction 01/22/19

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The Niagara Purple Eagles (9-10, 2-4 MAAC) welcome the Saint Peter’s Peacocks (5-12, 2-3 MAAC) to Gallagher Center. The Peacocks can put an end to a nine-game road losing streak. Action begins at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.

Saint Peter’s Peacocks at Niagara Purple Eagles ATS Odds

In their last game, the Purple Eagles won a close one over the Quinnipiac Bobcats, 75-72, while the Peacocks lost a tough one against the Manhattan Jaspers, 58-56.

Niagara played a nearly flawless contest. They had a fantastic effective field goal percentage of 0.625 (above their season average of 0.466) and a free throw rate of 0.192 (matching their season average). For those same stats, Quinnipiac was 0.508 and 0.164, respectively. Saint Peter’s, meanwhile, did a great job of getting and making free throws (26-28; 92.9 percent). Niagara’s Marvin Prochet led the way, recording 24 points. Saint Peter’s, meanwhile, received a boost from Davauhnte Turner, who finished with 14 points.

This series was highly competitive last year, as the teams split their two games last season. In the last game, the Peacocks won 58-52. Saint Peter’s’ 0.442 effective field goal percentage was its biggest advantage over Niagara, who had a rate of 0.314. This is the first time these teams will go head-to-head this year.

Saint Peter’s vs. Niagara Odds Pick

Free Basketball Tip: SU Winner – Saint Peter’s, ATS Winner – Niagara, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Niagara ranks 95th in rebounds per game (37.3) while Saint Peter’s ranks 258th (32.6).
  • The Purple Eagles rank 222nd in assists per game (11.5) while the Peacocks rank 254th (9.9).
  • Saint Peter’s ranks 44th in blocks per game (4.4) while Niagara ranks 64th (4.0).
  • The Purple Eagles rank 39th in steals allowed per game (5.4) while the Peacocks rank 165th (7.4).
  • Niagara ranks 129th in three pointers attempted per game (23.1) while Saint Peter’s ranks 250th (19.2).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Purple Eagles’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 7.8, up from 3.7 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Peacocks have scored an average of 58.8 points per game (5.2 below their season average) and allowed an average of 60.4 points per game (11.0 below their season average).