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    The Niagara Purple Eagles (7-5, 2-1 MAAC) host the Rider Broncs (6-6, 3-0 MAAC) after winning five home games in a row. The Purple Eagles are favored by only 1 point in the contest, which tips at 12:00 PM ET on Monday, January 2, 2023. The point total in the matchup is 130.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Purple Eagles vs. Broncs

    • Game Day: Monday, January 2, 2023
    • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
    • Location: Lewiston, New York
    • Arena: Gallagher Center
    Niagara vs Rider Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Niagara -1 130

    Niagara Betting Stats & Information

    • Niagara has won 80% of its games this season when favored on the moneyline (4-1).
    • The Purple Eagles have not played a game this season with moneyline odds of -120 or shorter.
    • So far this season, the Purple Eagles have put together a 6-6-0 record against the spread.
    • In games this year in which they were an underdog by 1 point or more, the Broncs have a 3-1 record against the spread.
    • The average total Niagara has had set in matchups this year is 0.2 fewer points than this outing’s point total.

    Rider Betting Stats & Info

    • Rider has been underdogs in four games this season and won one (25%) of those contests.
    • The Broncs have not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +100.
    • The Broncs have a 5-6-0 record against the spread this season.
    • The Broncs have a 3-1 record against the spread in games they were an underdog by 1 point or more this season.
    • Rider’s games this season have averaged an over/under of 140.5 points, 10.5 more than the point total in this matchup.

    Niagara vs. Rider Season Stat Comparison

    Niagara Rank Niagara AVG Rider AVG Rider Rank
    329th 64.9 Points Scored 71.6 190th
    81st 64.8 Points Allowed 68.9 189th
    295th 30 Rebounds 34.3 104th
    317th 7 Off. Rebounds 10.4 65th
    276th 6.5 3pt Made 5.6 328th
    282nd 12 Assists 12.1 272nd
    40th 10.7 Turnovers 10.7 40th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Niagara Purple Eagles Leaders

    • The Purple Eagles leader in points and assists is Noah Thomasson, who puts up 17.4 points per game to go with 3.5 assists.
    • Sam Iorio is Niagara’s best rebounder, grabbing an average of six boards in each contest while scoring 8.4 points per game.
    • The Purple Eagles get the most three-point shooting production out of Thomasson, who knocks down 1.8 threes per game.

    Rider Broncs Leaders

    • Dwight Murray Jr.’s points (17.1 per game) and assists (3.3 per game) stat lines give him the top scoring and assists spots on the Broncs’ leaderboards.
    • Mervin James grabs 6.7 rebounds per game (he also scores 12.3 points per game and adds 1.8 assists per game) which puts him at the top of the Rider rebounding leaderboard.
    • Murray is reliable from three-point range and leads the Broncs with 1.9 made threes per game.
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