The Quinnipiac Bobcats (2-4) will be at home in the People’s United Center when they meet the New Hampshire Wildcats (5-4). Tip-off is set for 5 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 7, 2019.
New Hampshire Wildcats vs. Quinnipiac Bobcats ATS Preview
The last time the Wildcats played, they won big over the Maine Maritime Mariners, 91-37. Jayden Martinez was the game’s high scorer with 17 points on 6-for-15 shooting. New Hampshire dominated every stat category in the game. They had a ridiculous offensive rebounding percentage of 42.9 (above their season average of 32.2) and a turnover percentage of 11.8 (better than their season average of 17.9). For those same stats, Maine Maritime was 5.6 and 28.4, respectively.
The Bobcats are trying to rebound after their 78-77 loss to the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights in their last outing. With 14 points and 11 rebounds, Kevin Marfo played well for Quinnipiac. Fairleigh Dickinson did a great job of making free throws (19-26; 73.1 percent). Quinnipiac, meanwhile, had an offensive rebounding percentage of 35.5 (above their season average of 26.6).
The Bobcats won the lone game against the Wildcats last season, 69-63. The Bobcats played a nearly perfect game. They had a ridiculous offensive rebounding percentage of 40.5 and a free throw rate of 0.193. For those same stats, the Wildcats were 25.5 and 0.159, respectively.
Second-chance points might be few and far between for Quinnipiac in this meeting. Dating back to the 2018-19 season, the Bobcats rank 163rd in offensive rebounding percentage (29.4 percent), while New Hampshire ranks 10th in defensive rebounding percentage (77.3 percent). Additionally, the Wildcats rank 349th in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.148), while the Bobcats rank 25th in opponents’ FTA rate (0.171).
New Hampshire vs. Quinnipiac Prediction
Free Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Quinnipiac, ATS Winner – New Hampshire, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
The Wildcats rank 41st in blocks allowed per game (2.7) while the Bobcats rank 94th (3.1).
Quinnipiac ranks 260th in steals per game (5.1) while New Hampshire ranks 286th (4.4).
New Hampshire averages 26.8 three pointers per game, which ranks 32nd in the country. Quinnipiac ranks 187th in three pointers allowed per game (22.7).
The Wildcats rank 20th in assists allowed per game (10.2) while the Bobcats rank 175th (13.1).
Quinnipiac averages 36.0 rebounds per game, which ranks 146th in the nation. New Hampshire ranks 237th in rebounds allowed per game (36.6).