Where: Times Union Center, Albany, NY
When: Wednesday, February 19, 7:00 PM. ET.
The Siena Saints will be going for their fourth consecutive win when they take on the Iona Gaels on Wednesday night.
Gaels Going For Fifth Consecutive WinThe Gaels haven’t had much go their way this season, but the team has played well over the last week and have won their last four games. They will try to keep the momentum going with a win over the Saints, which will give them their fifth win in a row and a split of the season series with the Saints.
Soph Andrija Ristanovic, Belgrade, Serbia, had 22 minutes, 5-5 shooting, 3-3 on threes, 13 pts, 3 rebounds in 78-70 @IonaGaelsMBB win over @MaristMBB full media conf at: https://t.co/Qy2e37C4zy#GaelNation, #ICMBB #CollegeBasketball @MetBasketballW @MAACCommish #MAACHoops pic.twitter.com/c7ZHqvQ9C6— Ken Kraetzer (@SonsLegionRadio) February 16, 2020
Iona hasn’t played well offensively, averaging 69.6 points per game. The team is shooting 43 percent from the field and 33 percent from three-point range. They finished with 78 points in their last game and will need a similar performance if they want to pick up the win.
Isaiah Washington led the way for the Gaels with 21 points, six rebounds, five assists, and three steals. E.J. Crawford finished with 20 points and three rebounds, while Tajuan Agee added 16 points, and seven rebounds, and five assists for the Gaels.
Iona has also struggled defensively, giving up 71.6 points per game. They gave up 70 points in their last game and will need to do a better job on the defensive end if they want to beat the Saints.
Saints Trying To Take Conference LeadThe Saints have won six of their last seven games, but the one loss came against Saint Peter’s, which allowed the Peacocks to take sole possession of first place in the conference standings. They will be trying to take sole possession of the conference lead with a win over the Gaels, which will give them their seventh win in their last eight games.
Siena has done well offensively, averaging 73 points per game. The team is shooting 45 percent from the field and 34 percent from three-point range. They finished with 65 points in their last game and will need a much better performance if they want to pick up the win.
Manny Camper led the way for the Saints with 16 points and 13 rebounds. Jalen Pickett finished with 10 points and eight assists, while Sammy Friday IV added 10 points and three rebounds for the Saints.
Siena has also played well defensively, giving up 69.8 points per game. They gave up 52 points in their last game and will need to keep playing well defensively if they want to get past the Gaels.
The top supporting trends for this game, found on Oddsshark.com, are: Iona is:
- 6-13-1 ATS in their last 20 games.
- 3-6 ATS in their last nine road games.
The top supporting trends for this game, found on Oddsshark.com, are: Siena is:
- 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
- 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games at home.