Halftime Report

Rider is on the road but looking no worse for wear. They have jumped out to a quick 30-20 lead against St. Peter's.

Rider came into the matchup 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 @ St. Peter's Peacocks

Current Records: Rider 5-13, St. Peter's 10-6

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What to Know

St. Peter's and Rider are an even 5-5 against one another since January of 2020, but not for long. Both teams will face off in a MAAC battle at 7:00 p.m. ET on Thursday at Yanitelli Center. The timing is sure in St. Peter's favor as the squad sits on five straight wins at home while Rider has not had much luck on the away from home, with three straight road losses.

Winning is just a little bit easier when you work as a team to post 11 more assists than your opponent, a fact St. Peter's proved on Sunday. They came out on top against the Golden Griffins by a score of 70-59.

Meanwhile, the point spread may have favored Rider last Friday, but the final result did not. They fell to the Purple Eagles 78-74.

The Peacocks have been performing incredibly well recently as they've won seven of their last eight contests, which provided a nice bump to their 10-6 record this season. As for the Broncs, their loss dropped their record down to 5-13.

Looking ahead, St. Peter's is the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by 6.5 points. Those brave souls putting their money on Rider against the spread have faith in an upset since their 5-11-1 ATS record can't hold a candle to St. Peter's 10-5.

St. Peter's beat Rider 70-62 when the teams last played back in March of 2023. Does St. Peter's have another victory up their sleeve, or will Rider turn the tables on them? We'll have the answer soon enough.


St. Peter's is a solid 6.5-point favorite against Rider, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Peacocks as a 7-point favorite.

The over/under is set at 134 points.

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Series History

St. Peter's and Rider both have 5 wins in their last 10 games.

  • Mar 08, 2023 - St. Peter's 70 vs. Rider 62
  • Mar 02, 2023 - Rider 73 vs. St. Peter's 60
  • Feb 03, 2023 - Rider 82 vs. St. Peter's 61
  • Feb 11, 2022 - Rider 58 vs. St. Peter's 49
  • Jan 16, 2022 - St. Peter's 58 vs. Rider 51
  • Mar 11, 2021 - St. Peter's 75 vs. Rider 60
  • Feb 27, 2021 - Rider 78 vs. St. Peter's 65
  • Feb 26, 2021 - St. Peter's 66 vs. Rider 52
  • Feb 23, 2020 - St. Peter's 73 vs. Rider 54
  • Jan 24, 2020 - Rider 70 vs. St. Peter's 66