Betting on today’s Broncs and Peacocks game? Catch the action at Yanitelli Center in Jersey City, NJ, as the Peacocks hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 134 points, and Saint Peter’s is favored by -6 to win at home against Rider.

RIDER BRONCS VS SAINT PETER’S PEACOCKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Saint Peter’s Peacocks -6

This game will be played at Yanitelli Center at 7:00 ET on Thursday, January 25th.

WHY BET THE SAINT PETER’S PEACOCKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Peacocks.
  • Not only will Saint Peter’s pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -6.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 134 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Does Rider Have a Shot at a Road Win?

Today, Rider will look to snap their two-game losing streak when they take on Saint Peter’s as six-point underdogs. So far, the Broncs are 5-13 overall and 2-5 in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.

On the road this season, Rider has gone just 1-10, and their average scoring margin is -14.2. Over their last 10 games away from home, they are 1-9. The Broncs’ record as the underdog this year is 1-10, and they have gone 1-4 in their last five road games.

As the underdog this season, Rider has gone just 2-8-1 vs. the spread. Their road ATS record is 2-8-1 and they are just 1-2 vs. the spread in their last three road games. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Broncs have an ATS mark of 2-7-1.

Today’s over/under line of 134 is lower than the average over/under line in Rider’s games this season (142.9). So far, 12 of their games have finished with more points than 134. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 141 points.

In their recent game, the Broncs’ offense concluded with 74 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 71.8 points per contest. Leading the team in scoring is Mervin James, who is averaging 19.1 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Allen Powell also maintains a PPG average of 10.6 heading into game.

At present, the Broncs’ defense is nationally ranked 256th, allowing 76.9 points per game. So far, the Rider defense is giving up an average of 9.1 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.4 times per game (614th).

Can the Peacocks Pull Out the Win as Home Favorites?

At home this season, Saint Peter’s has gone 4-1, and they have won their last four games at home. So far, the Peacocks are 6-1 when favored, and they have been favored in seven of their 16 games. So far, Saint Peter’s has gone 10-6, including a 6-1 record in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play. The Peacocks have gone 5-5 on the road this season, and their average scoring margin on the road is -0.5 points per game.

In their last game, Saint Peter’s beat Canisius 70-59. Over their last 10 games at home, the Peacocks have gone 6-4, while their record at home this season is 4-1. So far, Saint Peter’s has gone 4-5 in non-conference games compared to their 6-1 record in conference games.

When looking at Saint Peter’s ATS record this season, they currently sit at 10-5. At home, they are 3-2 vs. the spread this year. Over their last 3 home games, they are 3-0 ATS and over their last 10 games as the favorite, they are 6-4 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Saint Peter’s games is 7-8. The average scoring total in their games this season is 129.2 points, which is lower than the average over/under line in their games of 130.3 points. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 139 points.

Coming off their recent game, the Saint Peter’s offense tallied 70 points in a matchup against Canisius. Their field goal percentage for the game was 42.1%, and they made 8 threes. The top scorer for the Peacocks was Corey Washington with 24 points, while Brent Bland also chipped in with 19 points.

In the current season, the Saint Peter’s defense has excelled, sitting 25th in the nation by allowing 64.2 points per game. The Saint Peter’s defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 59 points and allowed Canisius to connect on 8 threes.