Niagara Purple Eagles vs. Marist Red Foxes MAAC Men’s Basketball Tournament Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 11, 2021

The No. 5 seed Niagara Purple Eagles (8-10) and the No. 4 seed Marist Red Foxes (13-8) will look to advance in the MAAC tournament on Thursday as they meet in the quarterfinals of the conference tournament at 7:30 PM ET on ESPN+. Niagara is listed as a 1-point favorite to win this contest and advance closer to an automatic spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

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Niagara vs Marist Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Niagara -1 -109 -112 124.5 -108 -113 -115 -106

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Point Total Insights

  • In nine of its 18 games this season (50%), Niagara and its opponents have gone over the current total of 124.5.
  • 2020-21 Marist games have had a higher total than Thursday’s total on 10 of 21 occasions (47.6%).
  • The two teams combine to average 128.1 points per game, 3.6 more than the total in this contest.
  • The Purple Eagles record just 1.3 more points per game (64.6) than the Red Foxes give up (63.3).
  • The Red Foxes put up an average of 63.5 points per game, just 1.6 fewer points than the 65.1 the Purple Eagles allow to opponents.
  • Head to Head

    Niagara vs Marist (Last 6 Games)
    Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
    1/2/2021 Niagara -1 124.5 -116 -105 Regular Season 86-72
    1/1/2021 Niagara -2.5 125 -149 +121 Regular Season 63-61
    3/10/2020 Marist -2.5 125 -148 +117 Conference Tournament 56-54
    2/23/2020 Marist -2 127.5 -136 +112 Regular Season 76-54
    1/31/2020 Niagara -6 129.5 -267 +208 Regular Season 67-48
    2/8/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 79-58

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    Niagara Betting Data

  • Niagara has been strong against the spread, going 6-5 this season.
  • The Purple Eagles have posted a winning record of 2-1 against the spread when the spread is -1 or bigger.
  • Niagara and its adversaries have combined to cover the point total in 0 of 11 games this season (0%).
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    Niagara Leaders

    Purple Eagles Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Kobi Nwandu 10 12.9 3.7 2.6 1.1 0.2 0.8
    Justin Roberts 6 9.0 3.0 0.8 0.7 0.0 2.0
    Greg Kuakumensah 10 6.1 3.7 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.5
    Nicholas Kratholm 10 5.1 2.9 0.5 0.0 0.3 0.0
    Nick MacDonald 10 4.3 1.8 0.5 0.0 0.0 1.3

    Marist Betting Data

  • Marist has a 7-5 record against the spread, covering in 58.3% of their matchups.
  • The Red Foxes have fared well as a 1-point underdog, going 4-2 against the spread when they are at least 1-point underdogs.
  • Marist has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 0% of matchups this year (0 out of 12 opportunities).
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    Marist Leaders

    Red Foxes Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Braden Bell 12 8.0 5.2 0.9 0.6 0.4 1.4
    Jordan Jones 9 7.2 5.2 1.0 0.8 1.7 0.0
    Victor Enoh 10 3.6 5.6 0.2 0.7 0.7 0.0
    Tyler Saint-Furcy 12 2.6 2.1 0.4 0.6 0.1 0.1
    Henry Makeny 6 2.0 1.5 0.7 0.0 0.2 0.3
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