NCAA Matchups  >>  Iona Gaels vs. Niagara Purple Eagles Preview 01/31/2013

 
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The Iona Gaels and the Niagara Purple Eagles will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Gallagher Center.
Oddsmakers currently have the Purple Eagles listed as 1-point favorites versus the Gaels, while the game's total is sitting at 169.
Last time out for Iona, they were a 79-71 winner as they battled Loyola on the road. They covered in the match as a 1.5-point underdog.
Last time out for Niagara, they were a 66-65 winner as they battled Canisius on the road. They covered in the match as a 4-point underdog.
Iona:
Team record: 14-7 SU, 10-9 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Niagara
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games when playing on the road against Niagara

When playing on Thursday are 3-5
Before playing Canisius are 10-0
After playing Loyola are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

Niagara:
Team record: 13-8 SU, 8-8-1 ATS
Current streak: won 6 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 10 games
is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games when playing at home against Iona

When playing on Thursday are 5-3
Before playing Loyola are 5-5
After playing Canisius are 4-6
After a win are 7-3


NEXT UP:
Iona at Canisius, Saturday, February 2
Niagara home to Loyola, Saturday, February 2