Looking to win big? The Bobcats and Gators face off at 1:00 ET on ESPNU. The Gators are hosting the game at Exactech Arena in Gainesville, FL. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 159.5 points, and the Gators are favored to win at home against the Bobcats.
QUINNIPIAC BOBCATS VS FLORIDA GATORS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Quinnipiac Bobcats +22
This game will be played at Exactech Arena at 1:00 ET on Saturday, December 30th.
WHY BET THE QUINNIPIAC BOBCATS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-70 in favor of the Gators.
- Even though we have Florida winning straight-up, we like Quinnipiac at +22.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 159.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.
Do the Bobcats Have What it Takes on the Road?
Quinnipiac is now 9-3 after defeating Lafayette by a score of 78-60 in their most recent game. Looking at their last ten road games, which includes last year, Quinnipiac went 6-4. Quinnipiac has a 6-5 record ATS thus far, which consists of a 4-2 record on the road and a 2-3 record at home.
After 12 games, Quinnipiac has an over/under record of 3-8-0, with their games averaging a combined 147.9 points per game so far. The Bobcats have an over/under record of 0-3 in their last three games, with their games averaging 136 points per game.
The Bobcats’ offense finished with 78 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 78.6 points per contest. Matt Balanc is leading the team in scoring at 18.7 points per contest. Amarri Tice has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 11.2 going into the game.
So far, the Bobcats’ defense is ranked 134th in the country at 70.7 points per contest. Against Lafayette, the Bobcats’ defense gave up 60 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Lafayette only made 9 free-throws.
Does Florida Have What it Takes at Home?
So far this season, Florida has played 12 games and has a record of 9-3. When playing on the road, the Gators have gone 2-3 and at home, they are 7-0. As of today’s game, Florida has a 4-8 record against the spread this season. In their last five games, the team is 2-3 vs. the spread.
Through 12 games, Florida has an over/under record of 8-3-1 with their games averaging a combined 159.2 points per game so far. In the Gators’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 158 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 3-2.
Florida finished with 96 points in their game against Grambling State. This total surpasses their season-average of 85.4 points per game. Walter Clayton Jr. is leading the team in scoring at 15.4 points per contest. Tyrese Samuel has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 14.6 going into the game.
The Gators’ defense is presently ranked 193rd nationally, allowing an average of 73.8 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Florida’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 41.9% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 34.4% this season.