Halftime Report

Rider and the Saints have shown up to the game, but their offenses sure haven't. Rider has a bit of a cushion as they currently lead the Saints 50-20. This match looks nothing like the tight 67-65 margin from Rider's win over the Saints in their previous head-to-head back in December of 2023.

Rider came into the game with some extra motivation after the loss 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

Siena Saints @ Rider Broncs

Current Records: Siena 3-17, Rider 7-13

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Siena has enjoyed a two-game homestand but will soon have to dust off their road jerseys. They and the Rider Broncs will face off in a MAAC battle at 7:00 p.m. ET on Friday at Alumni Gymnasium. Siena comes in on a streak of failing to score more than 52 points in their last three games, a trend the team is of course eager to reverse.

Siena's game on Sunday was all tied up 33-33 at the half, but sadly for them it didn't stay that way. They took a 63-52 hit to the loss column at the hands of the Peacocks.

Perhaps unsurprisingly given the score, Siena struggled to work together and finished the game with only five assists. They are winless (0-5) when they just don't pass the ball.

Rider has not had quite the year their fans were hoping for to this point, but back-to-back wins may be a sign of good things to come. They secured a 66-62 W over the Mountaineers on Saturday.

The Saints have been struggling recently as they've lost 12 of their last 13 matchups, which put a noticeable dent in their 3-17 record this season. As for the Broncs, their victory bumped their record up to 7-13.

Siena is hoping to beat the odds on Friday, as the experts think they're headed for a loss. This contest will be their 15th straight as the underdogs (so far over this stretch they are 6-8 against the spread).

Siena skirted past the Broncs 67-65 in their previous meeting back in December of 2023. The rematch might be a little tougher for Siena since the team won't have the home-court advantage this time around. We'll see if the change in venue makes a difference.


Rider is a big 11.5-point favorite against Siena, according to the latest college basketball odds.

Bettors have moved against the Broncs slightly, as the game opened with the Broncs as a 13-point favorite.

The over/under is set at 136 points.

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Series History

Siena has won 7 out of their last 10 games against Rider.

  • Dec 01, 2023 - Siena 67 vs. Rider 65
  • Feb 24, 2023 - Rider 69 vs. Siena 66
  • Jan 08, 2023 - Siena 68 vs. Rider 63
  • Feb 13, 2022 - Siena 76 vs. Rider 75
  • Feb 04, 2022 - Rider 74 vs. Siena 60
  • Jan 16, 2021 - Siena 74 vs. Rider 72
  • Jan 15, 2021 - Siena 78 vs. Rider 69
  • Feb 14, 2020 - Siena 73 vs. Rider 64
  • Jan 05, 2020 - Rider 85 vs. Siena 77
  • Mar 09, 2019 - Siena 87 vs. Rider 81