Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Golden Griffins and Bobcats. The game is starting at 6:30 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Bobcats at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ. Get ready to place your bets! The odds for this Metro Atlantic Athletic conference game currently have Quinnipiac as the -6.5 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 144.5 points.


The Pick: Canisius Golden Griffins +6.5

This game will be played at Boardwalk Hall at 6:30 ET on Wednesday, March 13th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Bobcats.
  • Even though we have Quinnipiac winning straight-up, we like Canisius at +6.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 144.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Can Canisius Deliver Being Underdogs on the Road?

Canisius enters this game as a 6.5-point underdog, and they have gone 5-14 in 19 games as the underdog this season. They are 13-17 overall and have lost two straight games, including a 74-62 loss to Fairfield in their most recent contest. On the road, the Golden Griffins have gone just 4-13 this season, and they have gone 3-2 in their last five road games.

For the season, Canisius has gone 7-12 in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play, compared to 6-5 in non-conference games. Their average scoring margin on the road is -6.6 points per game, while they are 7-4 at home with an average scoring margin of +2.0 points per game.

Canisius has an ATS record of 12-16 this season and they are 6-11 vs. the spread on the road. As the underdog, the Golden Griffins are 7-12 vs. the spread this year. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Canisius has gone 3-7 ATS.

This season, the over/under record for Canisius games is 11-17. The average point total in their games is 141.9, which is lower than the average over/under line of 144. So far, 16 of their games have finished with less than 144.5 points, including 12 of their last 16 games. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2.

In their recent matchup, the Canisius offense ended with 62 points against Fairfield. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 41.3% and made 4 threes. Frank Mitchell was the leading scorer for the Golden Griffins, putting up 12 points. In addition, Devean Williams contributed 11 points.

This season, the Canisius defense has been impressive, holding the 58th position in the country while permitting an average of 67.4 points per contest. Against Fairfield in their most recent game, the Canisius defense gave up a total of 74 points while allowing Fairfield to hit 47% of their shots.

Can The Bobcats Secure a Home Victory?

Quinnipiac comes into this game as the favorite, as they have been in 20 of their 31 games this season. Their record as the favorite is 17-3, and they have gone 12-3 at home.

The Bobcats have won four straight games to improve their record to 23-8. In their most recent game, they defeated Saint Peter’s by a score of 89-74.

Quinnipiac’s ATS record for the season is 17-13, and they are 8-7 vs. the spread at home this year. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Bobcats are 5-5 vs. the spread.

Quinnipiac’s over/under record for the season is 12-18 and today’s line of 144.5 is slightly lower than the average OU line in their games (148.6). In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 142 points. So far, 13 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s OU line.

The Quinnipiac offense is coming off a game in which they scored 89 points vs. Saint Peter’s. Overall their field goal percentage was 55.9% while connecting on 9 threes. Leading Quinnipiac in scoring vs. Saint Peter’s was Matt Balanc with his 25 points. Paul Otieno also added 18 points for the Bobcats.

Coming into today’s game, the Quinnipiac defense is giving up an average of 72.4 points per contest. Quinnipiac’s three-point defense is currently 166th in the country at 7.5 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 41.4% of their shots vs. Quinnipiac.