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Fairfield Stags vs Canisius Golden Griffins 01/05/2020 Picks, Previews and Predictions
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Fairfield Stags vs Canisius Golden Griffins 01/05/2020 –Sunday afternoon college basketball will take place at Koessler Athletic Center in Buffalo, New York where Fairfield Stags take on Canisius Griffins in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play. Fairfield managed to win just four of their 12 overall games while they still hold a 0-1 conference play. Canisius Golden Griffins are one step ahead with a 0-2 conference record and they managed to win five of their eight games. It’s time to jump into the details of this game and check out the status of ncaa bracket betting online.
Fairfield Stags vs Canisius Golden Griffins 01/05/2020
Fairfield Stags will be playing this game on the road and they are desperate for a victory. The Stags managed to score 66 points against Niagara, but they were unable to restrict them from scoring 75. Fairfield needs prominent shooters for their team while they try their best to defend opponents. The Stags are no match for some of the non-conference opponents, but what they need to do is focus on their game against Canisius. Landon Taliaferro is the leading scorer for his team, averaging close to 15 points per game.
Players to watch: L. Taliaferro G (11 GP 32.6 MIN 14.7 PTS 2.1 REB 0.8 AST 0.5 STL 0.2 BLK 1.5 TO 41.5 FG% 94.1 FT% 40.5 3P%), J. Cruz G (12 GP 33.6 MIN 14.1 PTS 4.8 REB 2.1 AST 1.5 STL 0.1 BLK 2.5 TO 42.3 FG% 55.6 FT% 29.3 3P%), T. Benning G (12 GP 33.9 MIN 9.1 PTS 4.7 REB 2.9 AST 0.8 STL 0.1 BLK 1.9 TO 34.6 FG% 79.1 FT% 15.8 3P%).
Canisius Golden Griffins
The Golden Griffins lost both conference games despite their 5-8 record. Things have not worked well for both teams this season, but they still have a chance to bounce back for their loss. Canisius declined against Manhattan in their last game when they were forced to settle with a final score of 71-67. The Golden Griffins have Malik Johnson as their key player since he tops in scoring, assists and rebounds. Canisius will need to figure out a new strategy if they want to take out Fairfield in this game.
Players to watch: M. Brandon G (13 GP 28.5 MIN 13.4 PTS 4.5 REB 1.6 AST 1.2 STL 0.1 BLK 1.9 TO 43.7 FG% 80 FT% 34.4 3P%), M. Johnson G (13 GP 38 MIN 13.2 PTS 5.1 REB 5.8 AST 2.8 STL 0.1 BLK 2.8 TO 37.5 FG% 66.7 FT% 23.6 3P%), S. Hitchon F (10 GP 19.2 MIN 10.4 PTS 3.2 REB 1 AST 0.8 STL 0.8 BLK 1.7 TO 44.6 FG% 79.4 FT% 40.7 3P%).
Fairfield Stags vs Canisius Golden Griffins Betting Predictions
Stags are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games.
Canisius Golden Griffins
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Canisius’ last 5 games.
Fairfield Stags vs Canisius Golden Griffins Betting Picks
Based on the current situation, it turns out that Fairfield holds the upper hand in this game. Canisius has been dependent on Malik Johnson from every aspect of play. While Fairfield seems to understand this fact, they will be able to cover Johnson with ease. Adding to their advantage in the college basketball betting spreads in their favor.
Moneyline: Fairfield will hold a moneyline of +153 and Canisius will settle of -180.
ATS: Fairfield has a spread of +4 in this game while Canisius holds the spread of -4.
Totals: The total is over 130 for the Stags and under 130 for the Griffins.
Score Prediction: 64-57, Fairfield Stags.