Mount St. Mary’s College Basketball Betting Line Vs. Niagara – February 17, 2023

Posted on February 17, 2023

The Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers (8-18, 4-11 MAAC) will attempt to stop a three-game home losing streak when hosting the Niagara Purple Eagles (14-10, 9-6 MAAC) on February 17, 2023 at Knott Arena.

Friday’s matchup between the Mountaineers and the Purple Eagles features a tight line of Mount St. Mary’s -0.5. The over/under is 124.5 points for the matchup.

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Mount St. Mary’s Betting Line, Matchup Info Vs. Niagara

  • When: Friday, February 17, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET
  • Where: Knott Arena in Emmitsburg, Maryland
  • How to Watch on TV: ESPN3
  • Spread Favorite: Mount St. Mary’s -0.5
  • Moneyline Favorite: Mount St. Mary’s -113
  • Moneyline Underdog: Niagara -109
  • Over/Under: 124.5 points

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Mount St. Mary’s Betting Trends

  • The Mountaineers have put together a 9-15-1 ATS record so far this year.
  • Mount St. Mary’s has covered the spread twice when favored by 0.5 points or more this season (in eight opportunities).
  • The Mountaineers have been victorious in two of the eight contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season.
  • Mount St. Mary’s has yet to enter a game this year with shorter moneyline odds than -113.
  • Mountaineers games have hit the over 12 out of 25 times this season.
  • In 17 games this season, Mount St. Mary’s and its opponents have gone over 124.5 total points.
  • The average point total in Mountaineers contests this year is 129.0, 4.5 more points than this game’s over/under.

Mount St. Mary’s Top Performers

Jalen Benjamin 24 14.9 3.0 3.8 0.8 0.0 1.6
Dakota Leffew 24 13.3 2.7 1.9 1.3 0.4 2.4
Malik Jefferson 17 9.3 6.6 1.2 0.9 0.8 0.0
Deandre Thomas 16 7.4 2.8 2.8 0.6 0.1 1.4
George Tinsley 26 7.0 6.2 1.4 1.0 0.6 0.6

Mount St. Mary’s Season Stats

  • Mount St. Mary’s is being outscored by 3.6 points per game with a -95 scoring differential overall. It puts up 62.7 points per game (348th in college basketball) and allows 66.3 per contest (78th in college basketball).
  • The Mountaineers record 31.8 rebounds per game (256th in college basketball) while conceding 33.3 per outing to their opponents. They are outrebounded by 1.5 boards per game.
  • In conference matchups, the Mountaineers average fewer points per contest (61.7) than their overall average (62.7).
  • With 66.9 points per game allowed in MAAC games, Mount St. Mary’s is conceding 0.6 more points per game in conference games compared to its overall average (66.3 PPG allowed).
  • The Mountaineers are making 6.9 three-pointers per game this season in conference tilts, which is 0.2 more threes per game than their season average (6.7). They also own a higher three-point percentage in MAAC action (38.4%) compared to overall (35.6%).
  • Mount St. Mary’s is averaging 59.1 points per game in home games. On the road, it is performing better offensively, averaging 65.3 points per contest.
  • When playing at home, the Mountaineers are surrendering 11.0 fewer points per game (60.0) than in road games (71.0).

Mount St. Mary’s Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
1/28/2023 Saint Peter’s L 73-62 Home -1.5
2/3/2023 Iona L 81-51 Away +16
2/5/2023 Quinnipiac W 79-75 Away +11
2/10/2023 Siena L 72-65 Home +5
2/12/2023 Fairfield L 76-72 Away +4
2/17/2023 Niagara Home -0.5
2/19/2023 Canisius Home
2/24/2023 Iona Home
2/26/2023 Rider Away
3/4/2023 Manhattan Away

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Niagara Betting Trends

  • Niagara has put together a 12-10-1 ATS record so far this year.
  • The Purple Eagles are 9-5 ATS this year when playing as at least 0.5-point underdogs.
  • Niagara has entered the game as underdogs 14 times this season and won seven, or 50%, of those games.
  • The Purple Eagles have not entered a game this season as a bigger underdog on the moneyline than the -109 odds on them winning this game.
  • Niagara and its opponents have combined to hit the over 10 out of 23 times this season.
  • The Purple Eagles have played 14 games this season that have gone over 124.5 combined points scored.
  • The average total for Niagara’s games this season has been 130.0, 5.5 more points than this matchup’s over/under.

Niagara Top Performers

Noah Thomasson 24 18.9 4.1 3.6 0.7 0.4 1.7
Aaron Gray 24 12.4 4.8 1.1 0.5 0.3 1.6
Sam Iorio 23 8.5 5.6 1.4 0.7 0.6 0.7
Braxton Bayless 23 5.0 3.1 1.9 1.0 0.0 0.1
Bryce Moore 21 4.7 1.9 0.5 0.4 0.2 1.0

Niagara Season Stats

  • The Purple Eagles put up 65.0 points per game (331st in college basketball) while giving up 65.1 per contest (55th in college basketball). They have a -3 scoring differential.
  • Niagara is 315th in the country at 30.1 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 30.2 its opponents average.
  • The Purple Eagles have averaged 0.5 fewer points in MAAC play (64.5) than overall (65.0).
  • In conference action, Niagara is allowing 65.1 points per game, the same as its average for the whole season.
  • From beyond the arc, the Purple Eagles are making 6.9 treys in conference games (compared to 6.5 for the season), and shooting 36.0% in conference (versus 35.3% overall).
  • Niagara is putting up more points at home (69.5 per game) than on the road (59.5).
  • The Purple Eagles give up 64.5 points per game at home, and 66.0 on the road.

Niagara Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
1/27/2023 Manhattan W 68-62 Home -6
2/3/2023 Canisius W 76-73 Home -4
2/5/2023 Siena W 56-54 Away +5
2/10/2023 Quinnipiac W 79-73 Home +2
2/12/2023 Iona L 72-55 Home +8
2/17/2023 Mount St. Mary’s Away +0.5
2/19/2023 Marist Away
2/24/2023 Fairfield Home
2/26/2023 Saint Peter’s Home
3/4/2023 Canisius Away

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