Canisius Golden Griffins vs Fairfield Stags: Preview & Picks 1/20/2023

Canisius Golden Griffins vs Fairfield Stags: Preview & Picks 1/20/2023

January 20, 2023



Game Preview


Friday’s game between the Canisius Golden Griffins and the Fairfield Stags at Leo D. Mahoney Arena pits two Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference foes against one another. Last Sunday, Canisius upset the Siena Saints 66-62, making it three victories in a row for the Golden Griffins. In the meantime, Fairfield defeated St. Peter’s Peacocks 56-52 on Saturday to end a three-game losing streak.


The top scorer for the Golden Griffins averages 13.5 points per game and is Jordan Henderson, who is questionable for Canisius and has missed the last four games. Henderson is shooting 35.8% from long range and 38.7% overall. Tahj Staveskie, who averages 12.1 points per game and shoots a worse 36.0% overall and 29.8% from behind the arc, is the team’s second-leading scorer.


Canisius, which is now ranked 284th in college basketball with 68.5 points per game, has struggled offensively this season. They have played at a slower tempo than average and have had trouble making outside shots, which is a big factor in the poor scoring totals. The Golden Griffins’ 30.6% team 3-point shooting percentage ranks them 440th in the NCAA.


On the other side, the Stags performed admirably in their most recent game, shooting the ball at a rate of 51.4% overall, 36.4% from beyond the arc, and 17 free throw attempts. They were excellent on defense, allowing the Peacocks to shoot just 27.6 percent from the field, 12.5 percent from beyond the arc, and nine free throw attempts. Over the course of the game, the Stags managed to record one steal and nine blocks.


When compared directly, neither club has shot the ball well at all this season. Canisius is shooting 40.1% from the field while Fairfield is making 40.3% of its shots so far. The Golden Griffins have averaged 63 points over their last five games, while the Stags have scored 63.8 points over their previous four contests. These offenses have also been having trouble scoring lately.


Let’s check the latest picks, NCAAB news, stats and NCAABexpert picks for Canisius vs Fairfield. We’ve plenty of NCAAB predictions for you to consider.


Canisius Golden Griffins vs Fairfield Stags Game Information


  • Date: 01/20/2023
  • Time: 07:00PM ET
  • Location: Leo D. Mahoney Arena.
  • How to Watch Canisius vs Fairfield: BTN
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Canisius vs Fairfield Betting Lines


Fairfield is -210 according to our Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $47.62.On the other side, Canisius is +175 according to the Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $175.

The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines has Fairfield at a 67.74% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Canisius has 36.36% probability of finishing the game with the W.


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