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Niagara vs Marist Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - MAAC Tournament

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Niagara vs Marist Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - MAAC Tournament

The No. 3 seed Marist Red Foxes (17-12, 12-8 MAAC) will take the court in the MAAC tournament against the No. 6 seed Niagara Purple Eagles (16-15, 11-9 MAAC), Thursday at 6:30 PM ET live on ESPN+.

Before you place your bet on this game at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Marist vs. Niagara Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Thursday, March 14, 2024
  • Game Time: 6:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Atlantic City, New Jersey
  • Arena: Boardwalk Hall

Marist vs. Niagara Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Marist win (62%)

Before making a bet on Thursday's Marist-Niagara spread (Marist -1.5) or total (127.5 points), check out the betting insights and trends below.

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Marist vs. Niagara: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Marist is 16-13-0 ATS this season.
  • Niagara has won 17 games against the spread this year, while failing to cover 13 times.
  • As a 1.5-point underdog or more in 2023-24, Niagara is 12-4 against the spread compared to the 8-7 ATS record Marist puts up as a 1.5-point favorite.
  • At home, the Red Foxes have a worse record against the spread (7-6-0) compared to their ATS record in away games (9-7-0).
  • The Purple Eagles have been better against the spread on the road (13-3-0) than at home (4-9-0) this year.
  • Marist has nine wins against the spread in 20 conference games this season.
  • Against the spread in MAAC play, Niagara is 11-10-0 this season.

Marist vs. Niagara: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Marist has come away with 12 wins in the 16 contests it has been listed as the moneyline favorite in this season.
  • The Red Foxes have a mark of 11-4 in contests where bookmakers favor them by -120 or better on the moneyline.
  • Niagara has gone 8-8 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 50% of those games).
  • The Purple Eagles have an 8-7 record (winning 53.3% of their games) when they have played as a moneyline underdog of +100 or longer.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that Marist has a 54.5% chance of pulling out a win.

Marist vs. Niagara Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Marist is outscoring opponents by 2.6 points per game with a +74 scoring differential overall. It puts up 64.8 points per game (348th in college basketball) and allows 62.2 per contest (seventh in college basketball).
  • Max Allen's 11.5 points per game lead Marist and are 789th in the country.
  • Niagara has a +18 scoring differential, putting up 72.9 points per game (196th in college basketball) and allowing 72.3 (191st in college basketball).
  • Ahmad Henderson II's team-leading 11.6 points per game rank him 773rd in the country.
  • The 32.2 rebounds per game the Red Foxes average rank 330th in college basketball, and are 1.3 fewer than the 33.5 their opponents collect per outing.
  • Jaden Daughtry averages 4.9 rebounds per game (ranking 629th in college basketball) to lead the Red Foxes.
  • The Purple Eagles rank 350th in college basketball at 30.9 rebounds per game. That's similar to the 31.7 their opponents average.
  • Harlan Obioha paces the team with eight rebounds per game (89th in college basketball).
  • Marist's 90.1 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 294th in college basketball, and the 86.6 points it allows per 100 possessions rank 31st in college basketball.
  • The Purple Eagles score 97.8 points per 100 possessions (118th in college basketball), while giving up 97 points per 100 possessions (298th in college basketball).

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