Halftime Report

Fortunes may be turning around for Marist after losing four in a row. They have a bit of a cushion as they currently lead Rider 39-24.

Marist came into the game with some extra motivation after the defeat they were dealt the last time these two teams faced off. We'll see if they're able to flip the script or if it'll just be more of the same.

Who's Playing

Rider Broncs @ Marist Red Foxes

Current Records: Rider 5-11, Marist 7-6

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What to Know

Rider has enjoyed a two-game homestand but will soon have to dust off their road jerseys. The Rider Broncs and the Marist Red Foxes will face off in a MAAC battle at 2:00 p.m. ET on Sunday at McCann Center. Marist took a loss in their last matchup and will be looking to turn the tables on Rider, who comes in off a win.

Last Friday, Rider's game was all tied up 33-33 at the half, but luckily for them it didn't stay that way. They came out on top against the Jaspers by a score of 71-58. Winning is a bit easier when your three-point shooting is a whole 22.4% better than the opposition, as Rider's was.

Meanwhile, Marist's recent rough patch got a bit rougher on Friday after their fourth straight loss. They took a 66-55 hit to the loss column at the hands of the Bobcats. The result shouldn't come as a shock considering that's the fewest points Marist has scored all season.

The Broncs' win bumped their record up to 5-11. As for the Red Foxes, their defeat dropped their record down to 7-6.

Sunday's contest is shaping up to be a scrappy match: Rider have been smashing the glass this season, having averaged 40.9 rebounds per game. It's a different story for Marist, though, as they've been averaging only 33.3 rebounds per game. Given Rider's sizeable advantage in that area, Marist will need to find a way to close that gap.

Rider is hoping to beat the odds on Sunday, as the experts think they're headed for a loss. For those looking to play the spread, watch out: Rider is playing as the underdogs on the road, but their 2-6-1 record against the spread as such isn't exactly encouraging.


Marist is a 3-point favorite against Rider, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 3-point spread, and stayed right there.

The over/under is set at 132.5 points.

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Series History

Rider has won 8 out of their last 10 games against Marist.

  • Jan 27, 2023 - Rider 68 vs. Marist 52
  • Dec 22, 2022 - Rider 77 vs. Marist 71
  • Jan 09, 2022 - Rider 79 vs. Marist 75
  • Dec 05, 2021 - Marist 79 vs. Rider 67
  • Jan 23, 2021 - Marist 76 vs. Rider 67
  • Jan 22, 2021 - Rider 76 vs. Marist 64
  • Jan 12, 2020 - Rider 69 vs. Marist 52
  • Dec 16, 2019 - Rider 74 vs. Marist 64
  • Mar 03, 2019 - Rider 75 vs. Marist 64
  • Jan 27, 2019 - Rider 86 vs. Marist 85