Looking to win big? The Peacocks and Saints face off at 2:00 ET on ESPN+. The Saints are hosting the game at MVP Arena in Albany, NY. Saint Peter's is favored by -9 in this Metro Atlantic Athletic conference matchup the against Siena. The over/under for the game is set at 125.5 points.

SAINT PETER'S PEACOCKS VS SIENA SAINTS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Siena Saints +9

This game will be played at MVP Arena at 2:00 ET on Sunday, January 28th.

WHY BET THE SIENA SAINTS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Saints.
  • Not only will Siena pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +9.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 125.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.

Can the Saint Peter's Offense Score Enough on the Road?

After a loss in their last game, Saint Peter's will look to bounce back against Siena. So far this season, the Peacocks have a record of 10-7, including a 6-2 mark in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.

On the road, Saint Peter's has been an average team, going 5-5. Over their last 10 games, the Peacocks have gone 5-5 on the road.

As the favorite this season, Saint Peter's has gone 5-3 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS mark is 7-3, and over their last 10 road games, they are 7-3 vs. the spread. In their last three games as the favorite, the Peacocks are 2-1 ATS.

Today's over/under line of 125.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Saint Peter's games this season (130.6). So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today's OU line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 129 points.

In contrast to their season average of 65.3 points per game, the Saint Peter's had a below average performance. They scored 57 points against Rider and had a field goal percentage of 30.3%. Corey Washington is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today's matchup with an average of 14.5. Meanwhile, Latrell Reid also brings a PPG average of 11.8 into the game.

Currently, the Peacocks' defense holds the 26th rank in the nation, allowing 64.1 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Saint Peter's' defense has allowed opponents to shoot 39.8% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 29.6% this season.

Will the Saints Find a Way to Win at Home?

Despite being the underdog, Siena has gone 2-15 as the underdog this season. They have also gone 2-7 at home this season. Over their last ten games at home, they are 2-8.

With a record of 3-16, Siena has lost three straight games. In their last game, they lost to Iona by a score of 70-51. This season, they have an average scoring differential of -15.2 points per game at home.

As the underdog, Siena has gone 7-10 against the spread this season. At home, their ATS record is just 1-8. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Saints are 5-5 vs. the spread. In their last three home games, Siena is 0-3 ATS.

Siena's over/under record this season is 8-10-1 and today's line of 125.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this year (138.4). In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 123 points. So far this season, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today's line of 125.5.

The Siena offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 51 points versus Iona. During the game, they attempted 27 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 37.5%. Zek Tekin was the leading scorer for the Saints, putting up 17 points. In addition, Bralyn Smith contributed 9 points.

As they prepare for the upcoming game, Siena is focused on shoring up their defense, as they are currently allowing an average of 76.4 points per game (264th). Against Iona, the Saints' defense gave up 70 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Iona only made 9 free-throws.