Planning on watching today’s Red Foxes and Bobcats game? Catch the action at M&T Bank Arena in Hamden, CT, as the Bobcats hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The odds for this Metro Atlantic Athletic conference game currently have Quinnipiac as the -3.5 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 138 points.

MARIST RED FOXES VS QUINNIPIAC BOBCATS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Quinnipiac Bobcats -3.5

This game will be played at M&T Bank Arena at 7:00 ET on Thursday, March 7th.

WHY BET THE QUINNIPIAC BOBCATS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Bobcats.
  • Not only will Quinnipiac pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 138 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

No Pressure for Marist as Away Dogs

Marist has played 27 games this season and has a record of 16-11. The team is 11-7 in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference games and 5-4 in non-conference games. On the road, the Red Foxes are 8-7 this season, and they have gone 5-5 in their last 10 road games. So far, Marist has been the underdog in 12 games, and they have a record of 5-7 in those matchups.

In their most recent game, Marist lost to Iona by a score of 71-64. The team’s average scoring margin on the road this season is +.1, and they are 4-1 in their last five road games. This season, the Red Foxes have been the underdog in 12 games, and their record in those matchups is 5-7.

Marist has an ATS record of 16-11 this season and they are 7-5 vs. the spread at home. On the road, the Red Foxes are 9-6 vs. the spread and they have gone 5-5 in their last 10 road games. As the underdog, Marist has an ATS mark of 7-5 this year and they are 6-4 in their last 10 games as the underdog.

Marist’s over/under record for the season is 8-18-1 and their games have averaged 126.7 points. Today’s over/under line of 138 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this year (132.1). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-1-1 and their games have averaged 125 points in those matchups.

The Marist offense is coming off a game in which they scored 64 points vs. Iona. Overall their field goal percentage was 48% while connecting on 7 threes. Josh Pascarelli is leading the team in scoring at 10.8 points per contest. Max Allen has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 12 going into the game.

The Red Foxes’ defense is presently ranked 6th nationally, allowing an average of 61.8 points per contest. Against Iona, the Red Foxes’ defense gave up 71 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Iona only made 9 free-throws.

Can the Bobcats Grab a Win at Home?

Quinnipiac enters this game as the favorite, as they have been in 19 of their 29 games this season. So far, they have gone 16-3 when favored. At home, the Bobcats have gone 11-3 this season, and they have a scoring margin of +6.1 points per game.

Quinnipiac has won two games in a row, and they come into this matchup with a record of 21-8. In their most recent game, they faced off against Siena, and they won by a score of 71-57. Over their last 10 games at home, the Bobcats have gone 7-3.

As the favorite this season, Quinnipiac has gone 10-9 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Bobcats are 5-5 vs. the spread. At home, Quinnipiac is 7-7 vs. the spread this season and 6-4 in their last 10 games as the favorite.

Quinnipiac’s over/under record this season is 11-17 and the average over/under line in their games is 149.2. Today’s over/under line of 138 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this year. So far, 21 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line of 138.

In their latest game, Quinnipiac offense put up 71 points against Siena. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 46.7% and made 6 threes. Leading Quinnipiac in scoring vs. Siena was Matt Balanc with his 26 points. Amarri Tice also added 19 points for the Bobcats.

Coming into today’s game, the Quinnipiac defense is giving up an average of 72.6 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Siena, the Saints finished with a field goal percentage of 46% and a total of 57 points vs. Quinnipiac.