The Niagara Purple Eagles (6-7) host the Siena Saints (6-2) as 4-point underdogs after Kobi Nwandu put up 25 points in the Purple Eagles 83-74 victory over Monmouth. The matchup airs on ESPN3 at 12:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 20, 2021. The over/under for the matchup is set at 128.5.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 20, 2021, 2:17 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Purple Eagles (+4)

The spread for this matchup suggested by the model (3.3 points) is a little tighter than the 4-point edge DraftKings gives to the Saints, though the data still has them as the favorite.

Pick OU:
Over (128.5)

In this matchup, the model projects a total (129.8 points) marginally higher than the DraftKings over/under (128.5 points).

Prediction: Siena 67, Niagara 63

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 average implied total for the Saints this season is 67.8 points, 1.8 more points than their implied total of 66 points in Saturday’s game.
  • Siena will aim to outscore its implied point total for this matchup (66) for the fourth time this season.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Purple Eagles (64.7) is 2.7 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (62).
  • Niagara has totaled more than 62 points seven times on the season.

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

Siena and Niagara Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 4+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Saints 2-2 2-2 2-2
Purple Eagles 4-3 2-0 3-4

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

Last 5 Games


Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
1/31/2021 Marist Win 63-50 1/30/2021 Monmouth Win 83-74
1/30/2021 Marist Loss 55-54 1/29/2021 Monmouth Loss 77-67
1/23/2021 Saint Peter’s Win 47-40 1/23/2021 Quinnipiac Loss 78-69
1/22/2021 Saint Peter’s Loss 68-62 1/22/2021 Quinnipiac Win 59-56
1/16/2021 Rider Win 74-72 1/16/2021 Manhattan Loss 58-55

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