The Colgate Raiders (4-3) will be at home in Cotterell Court when they square off against the Siena Saints (2-3). Action starts at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, November 30, 2019.
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In the Saints’ last matchup, they were beaten by the Yale Bulldogs, 100-89. With 22 points on 6-for-21 shooting, Manny Camper was Siena’s high scorer. Yale was lights out from beyond the arc (12-29; 41.4 percent). Siena, meanwhile, held the Bulldogs to an offensive rebounding percentage of 15.0 (below their season average of 27.3).
The Raiders come in on a high note after blowing out the Green Bay Phoenix in their last outing, 99-81. Colgate received a boost from Jordan Burns, who was the top scorer from either team with 40 points on 14-for-23 shooting. The Raiders held the Phoenix to an offensive rebounding percentage of 20.0 (below their season average of 25.7) and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.738 (above their season average of 0.503).
The prolific offense of Colgate will go head-to-head against the porous defense of Siena. Since last season, the Raiders rank 42nd in offensive efficiency, while the Saints are 270th in defensive efficiency. The Raiders should have the advantage on that end of the court. Moreover, the Saints rank 27th in turnover percentage (16.1 percent), while the Raiders rank 276th in opponents’ turnover percentage (17.7 percent).
The Raiders won the only contest against the Saints last season, 84-79. Colgate’s free throw rate was their biggest strength over Siena. The Raiders had a rate of 0.283, while the Saints posted a mark of 0.167.
Siena Saints vs. Colgate Raiders Betting Prediction
Free Prediction: SU Winner – Colgate, ATS Winner – Siena, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
The Raiders rank 174th in rebounds per game (35.4) while the Saints rank 313th (30.9).
Siena ranks 38th in blocks allowed per game (2.7) while Colgate ranks 123rd (3.2).
Siena ranks ninth in steals allowed per game (4.7) while Colgate ranks 257th (7.2).
The Raiders rank 35th in assists per game (15.5) while the Saints rank 219th (12.6).
Siena ranks 47th in three pointers allowed per game (19.7) while Colgate ranks 211th (23.1).