It will be a battle between MAAC opponents when the Saint Peter’s Peacocks (9-10, 6-4 MAAC) welcome the Siena Saints (10-9, 6-4 MAAC) to the Yanitelli Center. The game gets underway at 4 p.m. ET on Sunday, February 2, 2020.
Siena Saints vs. Saint Peter’s Peacocks ATS Prediction
The last time the Saints played, they blew out the Iona Gaels, 87-64. The Saints had a ridiculous offensive rebounding percentage of 47.1 (above their season average of 30.8) and had a free throw rate of 0.367 (above their season average of 0.252). Siena rallied around Manny Camper, who contributed 12 points and 13 rebounds.
The Peacocks defeated the Manhattan Jaspers in their last matchup, 70-53. The Peacocks made 24 of their 28 free throws (85.7 percent), while the Jaspers had a turnover percentage of 26.0 (above their season average of 17.5). Dallas Watson was Saint Peter’s’ leading scorer with 10 points on 4-for-7 shooting from the field.
Expect this one to be a clinic on boxing out as two of the country’s top rebounding teams square off. The Peacocks rank 15th in offensive rebounding percentage (35.8 percent), while Siena ranks 26th in defensive rebounding percentage (76.5 percent).
This is the second game of the season between these two teams. KC Ndefo had seven points, five rebounds and five blocks in the first matchup, in which the Peacocks lost 61-58. The Saints had a much better free throw rate (0.264 vs. 0.068) and had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (40.0 vs. 32.4).
Siena Saints vs. Saint Peter’s Peacocks Betting Pick
Pick: ATS Winner – Saint Peter’s, O/U – Under
Siena ranks 162nd in assists per game (12.7) while Saint Peter’s ranks 248th (10.4).
The Saints’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 9.6, up from 2.1 for the season.
During their last five games, the Peacocks have scored an average of 66.2 points per game (4.7 above their season average) and allowed an average of 58.0 points per game (2.9 below their season average).