Siena takes on conference rival Niagara

Niagara Purple Eagles (8-10, 3-6 MAAC) at Siena Saints (6-8, 3-3 MAAC)

Albany, New York; Friday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Siena -1.5; over/under is 127.5

BOTTOM LINE: Colby Rogers and the Siena Saints host Marcus Hammond and the Niagara Purple Eagles in MAAC action.

The Saints are 2-3 on their home court. Siena allows 70.6 points to opponents and has been outscored by 6.0 points per game.

The Purple Eagles are 3-6 against MAAC opponents. Niagara scores 68.3 points while outscoring opponents by 2.2 points per game.

The matchup Friday is the first meeting of the season for the two teams in conference play.

TOP PERFORMERS: Rogers is scoring 13.8 points per game with 1.8 rebounds and 1.4 assists for the Saints. Anthony Gaines is averaging 10.8 points and 6.6 rebounds over the past 10 games for Siena.

Hammond is scoring 17.3 points per game and averaging 4.3 rebounds for the Purple Eagles. Jordan Cintron is averaging 10.9 points and 7.4 rebounds over the last 10 games for Niagara.

LAST 10 GAMES: Saints: 6-4, averaging 67.6 points, 31.0 rebounds, 9.6 assists, 8.2 steals and 4.1 blocks per game while shooting 44.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 66.6 points per game.

Purple Eagles: 5-5, averaging 66.9 points, 28.9 rebounds, 11.6 assists, 5.6 steals and 1.9 blocks per game while shooting 43.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 68.5 points.

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