Siena vs. Niagara: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Siena vs. Niagara: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


The Siena Saints (17-14, 11-9 MAAC) will try to break a five-game losing streak when they host the Niagara Purple Eagles (15-14, 10-10 MAAC) on March 9, 2023 at Boardwalk Hall.

Siena dropped its most recent game to Saint Peter’s, 73-72 in OT, on Saturday. Javian McCollum was its leading scorer with 22 points. In its previous game, Niagara fell to Canisius on Saturday, 81-68. Its leading scorer was Noah Thomasson with 35 points.

When is Siena vs. Niagara and when does it start?

This contest between the Saints and Purple Eagles is scheduled to tip off on Thursday, March 9, 2023. You can expect the opening tip at 9:30 PM ET.

Where to Watch Siena vs. Niagara

The Saints and Purple Eagles will take to the floor at Boardwalk Hall for this matchup on March 9, and if you want to catch the matchup live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ESPN+.

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Siena Saints vs. Niagara Purple Eagles Game Preview

Siena Stats, Odds & Insights

Siena averages 68.7 points per game (259th in college basketball) while allowing 67.1 per contest (93rd in college basketball). It has a +50 scoring differential overall and outscores opponents by 1.6 points per game.

The Saints are averaging 68.7 points, only 2.9 more than the 65.8 the Purple Eagles concede.

Siena connects on 6.6 three-pointers per game (270th in college basketball) while shooting 35.1% from beyond the arc (126th in college basketball). It is making 1.5 more threes per outing than its opponents, who drain 5.1 per game while shooting 33.2%.

The Saints are putting up 69.3 points per game this season in home games, which is 0.8 more points than they’re averaging when playing on the road (68.5).

In its last 10 games, Siena has been scoring 66.2 points per game, an average that’s slightly lower than the 68.7 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

Niagara Stats, Odds & Insights

Niagara puts up 65.0 points per game (332nd in college basketball) while allowing 65.8 per outing (60th in college basketball). It has a -22 scoring differential.

The Purple Eagles average 65.0 points, just 2.1 fewer than the Saints allow.

Niagara knocks down 6.3 three-pointers per game (294th in college basketball) at a 34.3% rate (179th in college basketball), compared to the 5.6 its opponents make, shooting 36.3% from beyond the arc.

The Purple Eagles are scoring more points at home (69.7 per game) than on the road (60.1).

Niagara is tallying 66.1 points per game over its previous 10 games, compared to its season average of 65.0.

Saints Key Players to Watch

Saints Leaders
Javian McCollum 26 15.6 2.2 3.7 1.1 0.3 1.8
Jackson Stormo 30 12.8 5.4 1.5 0.3 1.2 0.0
Andrew Platek 31 10.6 2.4 1.5 0.8 0.2 2.2
Michael Eley 28 9.2 2.9 0.6 0.9 0.2 1.1
Jared Billups 30 8.0 6.7 1.7 1.1 0.9 0.4

Purple Eagles Key Players to Watch

Purple Eagles Leaders
Noah Thomasson 29 19.7 3.8 3.4 0.7 0.4 1.7
Aaron Gray 29 12.2 4.6 1.0 0.6 0.3 1.6
Sam Iorio 28 8.2 5.5 1.3 0.8 0.5 0.6
Braxton Bayless 28 5.3 3.2 1.6 0.9 0.0 0.1
Joe Kasperzyk 26 4.8 1.6 0.6 0.7 0.2 0.6

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.