The Siena Saints (1-5, 0-0 MAAC) take a five-game slide into a home matchup with the Rider Broncs (1-5, 0-0 MAAC), who have lost five straight as well. The contest begins at 7:00 PM ET (on ESPN+) on Friday, December 1, 2023. In this preview, we investigate the Siena vs. Rider odds and lines around this contest.

No line has been set yet for the Saints vs. Broncs game.

Siena’s record against the spread so far this season is 1-5-0, and Rider’s is 1-4-0. A total of three out of the Saints’ games this season have gone over the point total, and two of the Broncs’ games have gone over.

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Siena vs. Rider prediction

Rider 71, Siena 60

Against the spread

  • Siena has a record of just 1-5-0 against the spread this season.
  • Rider has won just one game against the spread this season.
  • The Saints score 57.5 points per game, 19.3 fewer points than the 76.8 the Broncs give up.
  • The Broncs put up an average of 68.3 points per game, 7.7 fewer points than the 76.0 the Saints give up to opponents.

Players to watch

Siena

  • Killian Gribben posts 6.2 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.2 assists per contest, shooting 44.7% from the floor.
  • Giovanni Emejuru leads the Saints at 10.7 points per game, while also posting 0.5 assists and 4.7 rebounds.
  • Bralyn Smith averages a team-best 2.5 assists per contest. He is also posting 7.3 points and 3.3 rebounds, shooting 33.3% from the field.

Rider

  • Mervin James is the Broncs’ top scorer (17.5 points per game) and rebounder (7.3), and produces 1.2 assists.
  • Corey McKeithan paces the Broncs in assists (2.7 per game), and posts 10.7 points and 3.3 rebounds. He also puts up 1.3 steals and 0.2 blocked shots.
  • Tariq Ingraham is averaging 7.0 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.0 assists per contest, making 35.0% of his shots from the floor.