Iona Gaels vs Canisius Golden Griffins 2/27/2020 Preview, Odds and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Iona Gaels vs Canisius Golden Griffins 2/27/2020 – This is a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference matchup as the Iona Gaels will be paying the standings bottom dwellers Canisius Golden Griffins this Thursday, February 27 at the Koessler Athletic Center in Buffalo, New York. ESPN+ is going to feature the game live at 7:00 pm Eastern Time and they will be sharing the feed to SofaScore for those who want to catch the live stream of the game. According to How To Bet On Basketball Games, the Gaels are seen as the team with a slight disadvantage against the Golden Griffins.
Iona Gaels vs Canisius Golden Griffins 2/27/2020
Iona Gaels are fifth in the Metro Atlantic Conference with a record of 10-13. On the road, this team has been struggling as they just won three of their ten games. This team is coming off a bounce-back win against the Rider Broncs after their four-game winning streak was snapped by the Siena Saints. The Gaels rely on EJ Crawford to dictate their scoring tempo as he does 18.3 points along with 4.9 rebounds, 1.9 assists and a steal per game. Agee backs him up with 14.2 points, 7.4 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.3 blocks while Washington does 10.7 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.7 steals a night.
Players to watch: E.J. Crawford G (22 GP 36.5 MIN 18.3 PTS 4.9 REB 1.9 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 2.6 TO 46.2 FG% 83.5 FT% 32.2 3PT%), T. Agee F (23 GP 31.4 MIN 14.2 PTS 7.4 REB 3.1 AST 1 STL 1.3 BLK 4.6 TO 52.8 FG% 79.1 FT% 41.9 3PT%), I. Washington G (22 GP 31.8 MIN 10.7 PTS 4.6 REB 3.5 AST 1.7 STL 0.3 BLK 1.9 TO 39.8 FG% 77.5 FT% 35.2 3PT%).
Canisius Golden Griffins
The Canisius Golden Griffins find themselves at the bottom of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference with a record of 10-17. At home, this team is fairly better as they won six of 10 contests at the Koessler Athletic Center. This team is coming off a win on the road against the Manhattan Jaspers by just one point to snap their four-game losing streak. In their last ten matches, the Golden Griffins only won three games. Brandin and Johnson are this team’s one-two punch – Brandon does 13.4 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.1 steals while Johnson provides 12.8 points, 6 rebounds, 5.9 assists and 2.1 steals
Players to watch: M. Brandon G (27 GP 29 MIN 13.4 PTS 4.1 REB 1.3 AST 1.1 STL 0.2 BLK 1.7 TO 42.8 FG% 74.6 FT% 33.3 3PT%), M. Johnson G (27 GP 38.1 MIN 12.8 PTS 6 REB 5.9 AST 2.1 STL 0.1 BLK 3 TO 38.6 FG% 71.2 FT% 25.5 3PT%), S. Hitchon F (24 GP 19.9 MIN 9.3 PTS 3 REB 1 AST 0.5 STL 0.8 BLK 1.6 TO 44.2 FG% 74.6 FT% 32.1 3PT%).
Iona Gaels vs Canisius Golden Griffins Betting Predictions
Iona is 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
Canisius Golden Griffins
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Canisius’ last 5 games.
Iona Gaels vs Canisius Golden Griffins Betting Picks
The Golden Griffins are at the bottom of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference but they are picked to win this game by Sportsbook because they are doing well at home while the Gaels are struggling on the road.
Moneyline: Both teams are given the ML of -10000 for whoever wins this game.
Spread: It is three points across the spread separating both teams. The Gaels are at +2 while the Golden Griffins own the -2.
Total: The predicted total for this game is 144 points with the Gaels and the Golden Griffins are both going under.
Score Prediction: 73-70, Canisius.