Saint Peter’s Peacocks vs. Rider Broncs 3/11/2021 MAAC Tournament Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on March 11, 2021

The No. 3 seed Saint Peter’s Peacocks (13-10) are 6-point favorites in the MAAC Tournament quarterfinals against the No. 11 seed Rider Broncs (6-16) on Thursday at Boardwalk Hall. The contest tips off at 5:00 PM ET and airs on ESPN+, with the winner moving one step closer to securing a guaranteed spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

Betting Information

Saint Peter’s vs Rider Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Saint Peter’s -6 -110 -110 130.5 -113 -108 -275 215

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Saint Peter’s vs Rider
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Saint Peter’s (-6) Over (130.5) Saint Peter’s 70 Rider 64

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Total Facts

  • The Peacocks and their opponents have scored at least 130.5 points — this matchup’s over/under — in seven of 23 opportunities (30.4%) this season.
  • Rider has played in 17 games this year (out of 22 total matchups — 77.3% of chances) where they combined with their opponents to score more than 130.5 points.
  • These two teams average a combined 131.3 points per game, 0.8 more points than the total of 130.5 set for this matchup.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 5.5 more points per game (136) than this game’s total of 130.5 points.
  • The average total the Peacocks have had set in games this year is 5.2 less points than this outing’s point total.
  • Broncs games this season have averaged a total of 141.8 points, 11.3 more than the point total in this matchup.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Peacocks put up 10.6 fewer points per game (63.4) than the Broncs allow (74).
  • When Saint Peter’s totals more than 74 points, it is 2-0-1 against the spread and 2-2 overall.
  • When Rider gives up more than 63.4 points, it is 9-12 against the spread and 5-16 overall.
  • The Broncs’ 67.9 points per game are 5.9 more points than the 62 the Peacocks give up.
  • Rider is 10-0 against the spread and 6-11 overall when it scores more than 62 points.
  • Saint Peter’s record is 2-5 overall and 2-3-1 against the spread when it gives up more than 67.9 points to its opponents.
  • The Peacocks have scored a total of 33 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 1.4 per game), while the Broncs have been out-scored by opponents on average this year (by 134 total points, -6.1 per game).

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Saint Peter’s Betting Information

  • Saint Peter’s has not fared well against the spread this season, posting an 8-13-1 record.
  • The Peacocks have posted a losing record of 5-7 against the spread when the spread is -6 or higher.
  • The Peacocks have combined with their opponents to go over the total in 6 of 22 contests this season, a rate of 27.3%

Rider Betting Information

  • Rider has covered the spread in less than half of its games, going 10-12 ATS.
  • In the majority of Rider’s games this season, the teams have combined to hit the over (13 out of 22 games, 59.1%).

Head to Head

Saint Peter’s vs Rider (Last 6 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/27/2021 Saint Peter’s -9 132 -480 +360 Regular Season 78-65 RIDER
2/26/2021 Saint Peter’s -10 132.5 -590 +430 Regular Season 66-52 STP
2/23/2020 Saint Peter’s -2 138.5 -134 +112 Regular Season 73-54 STP
1/24/2020 Rider -6.5 138 -295 +235 Regular Season 70-66 RIDER
2/17/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 71-65 RIDER
1/31/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 59-51 RIDER

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Saint Peter’s Leaders

  • The Peacocks scoring leader is KC Ndefo, who averages 13.6 per contest to go with 6.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists.
  • Fousseyni Drame leads Saint Peter’s in rebounding, averaging 7.1 per game, while Matthew Lee leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 3.5 in each contest.
  • Daryl Banks III connects on more threes per game than any of his teammates on the Peacocks, knocking down shots from downtown at a clip of 1.8 per outing.
  • The Saint Peter’s leader in both steals and blocks is Ndefo, who averages 1.4 takeaways and 3.7 rejections per game.

Rider Leaders

  • Dwight Murray Jr. has the top spot on the Broncs leaderboards for scoring (15.9 per game), rebounds (6.0 per game), and assists (4.1 per game).
  • Rodney Henderson Jr.’s 1.6 made threes per game lead the Broncs.
  • Rider’s leader in steals is Murray with 1.0 per game, and its leader in blocks is Tyrel Bladen with 0.6 per game.
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