Rider Broncs at Hofstra Pride Free Prediction


A five-game home winning streak is on the line for the Hofstra Pride (6-3) when they take on the Rider Broncs (2-2) at Mack Sports Complex. Action starts at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 8, 2018.

Rider Broncs at Hofstra Pride Betting Odds

In their last game, the Pride dismantled the Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers, 79-61, while the Broncs lost to the UCF Knights, 84-70.

Hofstra played a flawless game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 19.4 and a free throw rate of 0.188. For those same stats, Mount St. Mary’s put up marks of 8.1 and 0.125, respectively. Rider, on the other hand, had a better offensive rebounding percentage (31.4 vs. 27.9). Hofstra’s Justin Wright-Foreman played well, contributing 20 points, seven rebounds and five assists. Rider received a boost from Dimencio Vaughn, who put up 14 points and five rebounds.

The Pride won the lone contest between these two teams last year, 88-82. Converting at the free throw line was one of Hofstra’s largest advantages. They were 17-18 (94.4 percent), while the Broncs were just 11-25 (44.0 percent).

The aggressive Hofstra offense might be getting to the charity stripe a lot in this matchup. The Pride rank 10th in the nation with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.263, while Rider ranks 267th in FTA rate allowed (0.263) dating back to last season.

Rider at Hofstra Odds Pick

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

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Rider ranks 26th in rebounds per game (39.6) while Hofstra ranks 290th (35.0).
  • The Broncs average 7.6 steals per game, which ranks 36th in the country. The Pride rank 167th in steals allowed per game (6.1).
  • Hofstra ranks 173rd in three pointers allowed per game (21.4) while Rider ranks 284th (26.1).
  • The Broncs rank 95th in assists per game (14.6) while the Pride rank 243rd (13.1).
  • Hofstra ranks 96th in blocks allowed per game (3.0) while Rider ranks 230th (4.7).