When the Canisius Golden Griffins take on the Niagara Purple Eagles on Friday night, they will be looking to end their two-game road losing streak. Niagara is heading into this one after picking up a 68-62 win against Manhattan, while the Golden Griffins are coming off an 81-74 loss to the same Manhattan team.
The Golden Griffins are currently having trouble on the field and are currently on a three-game losing run. The Griffs score 68.3 points each contest on average. In their most recent game, they scored 74 points while shooting 42.9 percent from the field and 34.9 percent from beyond the arc.
For the Golden Griffins, Jordan Henderson was the driving force with 22 points and seven boards. While Tre Dinkins scored 11 points, grabbed four boards, and dished out six assists, Xzavier Long tallied 17 points, 10 rebounds, and three assists. However, Canisius’ defense has been a weakness, as evidenced by its 75.2 ppg allowed average. The team’s defense needs to tighten up after allowing 81 points in their previous game.
The Purple Eagles have won their last two games and are currently having a strong season. With a victory versus the Golden Griffins, which would be their third straight victory, they will attempt to maintain their momentum. Niagara scores 63.3 points per game on average. In their most recent game, they scored 68 points while hitting 56.8% of their field goal attempts and 46.7 percent of their three-point attempts.
With 19 points, six rebounds, and four assists to his credit, Noah Thomasson led the Purple Eagles. Sam Iorio contributed nine points and eight rebounds, and Joe Kasperzyk ended with 10 points and two rebounds. Niagara has displayed strong defensive play, allowing only 65.1 points per contest.
Canisius Golden Griffins vs Niagara Purple Eagles Game Information
- Date: 02/03/2023
- Time: 08:00 PM ET
- Location: Gallagher Center.
- How to Watch Canisius vs Niagara: ESPN2
- Live Stream: CBS.com
Canisius vs Niagara Betting Lines
Niagara is -185 according to our Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $54.05.On the other side, Canisius is +160 according to the Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $160.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines has Niagara at a 64.91% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Canisius has 38.46% probability of finishing the game with the W.
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