Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Red Foxes versus the Broncs? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Alumni Gymnasium (Rider) in Lawrenceville, NJ. This Metro Atlantic Athletic conference matchup has an over/under of 133.5 points, and Rider is favored to win by -2 at home vs. Marist.

MARIST RED FOXES VS RIDER BRONCS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Rider Broncs -2

This game will be played at Alumni Gymnasium (Rider) at 7:00 ET on Saturday, February 10th.

WHY BET THE RIDER BRONCS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Broncs.
  • Not only will Rider pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 133.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Will the Red Foxes Make it Happen on the Road?

Marist enters this game as a +2 underdog. They are 12-9 overall, including a 7-5 record in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play. The Red Foxes have won two straight games, and they are 2-1 in their last three road games.

So far this season, Marist is 6-6 on the road, with an average scoring margin of -1.0. As the underdog, they are 3-6, compared to 9-3 when they are favored. Their average scoring margin at home is +6.9.

As the underdog, Marist has gone 5-4 vs. the spread this season and they have an overall ATS record of 13-8. On the road, their ATS mark is 8-4 and over their last 10 games as the underdog, they are 5-5 vs. the spread.

Marist's over/under record this season is 6-15 and the average over/under line in their games is 131.9. Today's line of 133.5 is higher than the average scoring total of 126.9 points per game in their games this season. Over their last three games, their games have averaged 121 points compared to their season average of 126.9 points.

In their recent matchup, the Marist offense ended with 67 points against Siena. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 44.2% and made 7 threes. The team's top scorer is Josh Pascarelli, who comes into today's matchup with an average of 10.9, while Max Allen also maintains a PPG average of 11.7 leading up to the game.

At this time, the Red Foxes' defense is positioned 9th in the country, permitting 62.2 points per game. Against Siena in their most recent game, the Marist defense gave up a total of 51 points while allowing Siena to hit 29% of their shots.

Will the Broncs Defense Show Up at Home?

After losing their last two games, the Rider Broncs will look to get back on track as they host the Marist Red Foxes. Rider has a record of 8-15 this season, including a mark of 4-3 at home.

On the year, the Broncs have been the favorite in seven games and have gone 4-3 in those contests. For the season, they have a scoring margin of -2.6 points per game.

As the favorite this season, Rider has an ATS mark of 4-3. At home, the Broncs are 4-3 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, Rider has an ATS record of 5-5. In their last 3 home games, the Broncs have gone 2-1 ATS.

This season, the over/under record for Rider games is 14-8. So far, their games have averaged 146.5 points compared to an average over/under line of 142.6. Today's over/under line of 133.5 is lower than the average scoring total of their games this year. In their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 and the average scoring total is 159 points.

In their latest game, Rider offense put up 67 points against Fairfield. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 47.8% and made 7 threes. The team's top scorer is Mervin James, who comes into today's matchup with an average of 19, while T.J Weeks Jr. also maintains a PPG average of 10.4 leading up to the game.

At this time, the Broncs' defense is positioned 246th in the country, permitting 75.3 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.7 threes per game vs. Marist. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 32.8%.