Betting on today’s Bobcats and Leopards game? Catch the action at Kirby Sports Center in Easton, PA, as the Leopards hosts this showdown at 2:00 ET on ESPN+. The Bobcats are the favored team in this non-conference contest against the Leopards. The game’s over/under currently sits at 138.5 points.
QUINNIPIAC BOBCATS VS LAFAYETTE LEOPARDS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Lafayette Leopards +3.5
This game will be played at Kirby Sports Center at 2:00 ET on Thursday, December 21st.
WHY BET THE LAFAYETTE LEOPARDS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-69 in favor of the Leopards.
- Not only will Lafayette pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +3.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 138.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.
Can the Bobcats Offense Score Enough on the Road?
Quinnipiac has played 11 games this season and currently have a 8-3 record. In their five away games, the Bobcats have gone 3-2, while they have gone 3-0 in their home games. As Quinnipiac enters today’s game, their ATS record stands at 4-4. Over their last five games, the team has gone 3-2 vs. the spread.
Up to this point, games involving Quinnipiac have had an average of 151.4 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 148.2 points. Their over/under record is 3-5-0. The Bobcats have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 143 points per game and an over/under record of 1-4.
In their recent matchup, the Quinnipiac offense ended with 77 points against Holy Cross. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 50% and made 9 threes. The top scorer for the Bobcats was Matt Balanc with 23 points, while Paul Otieno also chipped in with 13 points.
Coming into today’s game, the Quinnipiac defense is giving up an average of 73.7 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.6 threes per game vs. Lafayette. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 32.8%.
Is A Home Victory Likely for Underdog Lafayette?
Lafayette is coming into their 12th game of the season, having an overall record of 1-10. In their previous ten games at home, including those from last year, Lafayette has gone 3-7. Lafayette has a sub-.500 record vs. the spread, sitting at 3-6. At home this season, Lafayette is 1-2 ATS, and over their last ten home games, they have a 3-6 mark vs. the spread.
Through 11 games, Lafayette has an over/under record of 4-5-0 with their games averaging a combined 135.6 points per game so far. When looking at the Leopards’ last three games, their over/under record is 2-1, with their games averaging 140 points per game.
In their latest game, Lafayette offense put up 72 points against Columbia. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 42.6% and made 10 threes. The Lafayette offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 25.7 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 29% of their looks from outside this season.
At this time, the Leopards’ defense is positioned 152nd in the country, permitting 70.9 points per game. So far, the Lafayette defense is giving up an average of 8.8 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.6 times per game (528th).