The Canisius Golden Griffins (3-1) hit the road in MAAC play against the Fairfield Stags (4-12) on Friday, February 19, 2021 at 5:00 PM ET. The Golden Griffins are 4.5-point favorites in the game, the first matchup between the teams this season. The point total for the matchup is set at 136.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 19, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Golden Griffins (-4.5)

Both DraftKings and the model expect the Golden Griffins to walk away with the win, but the model spread (5.5) is 1.0 point further in their direction.

Pick OU:
Under (136)

DraftKings and the model are extremely close in their point total projections for this contest, within 0.9 points of each other.

Prediction: Canisius 70, Fairfield 65

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The Golden Griffins’ average implied point total this season is one more point than their implied total in Friday’s game (71 implied points on average compared to 70 implied points in this game).
  • This season, Canisius has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (70) three times.
  • The 67-point average implied total on the season for the Stags is one more point than the team’s 66-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Fairfield has scored more than 66 points four times this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Canisius and Fairfield Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 4.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Golden Griffins 3-1 0-1 3-1
Stags 4-7 0-0 7-4

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 4 Games


Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/13/2021 Quinnipiac Win 89-70 2/14/2021 Saint Peter’s Loss 66-49
2/12/2021 Quinnipiac Win 74-67 2/13/2021 Saint Peter’s Win 55-50
12/12/2020 Marist Loss 56-52 2/8/2021 Quinnipiac Win 77-70
12/11/2020 Marist Win 81-72 2/7/2021 Quinnipiac Loss 78-63

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