Betting on today’s Bobcats and Peacocks game? Catch the action at Yanitelli Center in Jersey City, NJ, as the Peacocks hosts this showdown at 2:00 ET on ESPN+. This Metro Atlantic Athletic conference matchup has an over/under of 140 points, and Saint Peter’s is favored to win by -2 at home vs. Quinnipiac.

QUINNIPIAC BOBCATS VS SAINT PETER’S PEACOCKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Saint Peter’s Peacocks -2

This game will be played at Yanitelli Center at 2:00 ET on Saturday, March 9th.

WHY BET THE SAINT PETER’S PEACOCKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Peacocks.
  • Not only will Saint Peter’s pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 140 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Can the Bobcats Grab a Win in Jersey City?

Quinnipiac has been a much stronger team at home this season, as they have gone 12-3 compared to 9-5 on the road. They have also been the favorite in 20 of their 30 games, going 17-3 in those contests.

Over their last 10 games on the road, the Bobcats have gone 7-3. In their most recent game, they defeated Marist by a score of 73-64.

Quinnipiac’s ATS record this season is 16-13. On the road, their ATS mark is 8-6. As the underdog, the Bobcats have gone 5-4 vs. the spread this year. In their last 10 games as the underdog, Quinnipiac is 6-4 ATS.

Quinnipiac’s over/under record for the season is 11-18 and today’s line of 140 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (148.9). In their last three games, the over/under record is 0-3 with an average scoring total of 136 points.

Compared to their season average of 78.1 points per game, Quinnipiac struggled in their previous game. Against Marist, the Bobcats scored 73 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 46.6%. The team’s scoring leader is Matt Balanc, who holds an average of 18.3 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Amarri Tice is averaging 13.3 points per game this season.

Currently, the Bobcats’ defense holds the 184th rank in the nation, allowing 72.3 points per game. In their previous game vs. Marist, the Red Foxes finished with a field goal percentage of 46% and a total of 64 points vs. Quinnipiac.

Can the Peacocks Live Up to the Hype at Home?

At home this season, Saint Peter’s has gone 7-4 and they have won their last three games at home. For the season, they have been favored in 13 games, going 10-3.

Overall, the Peacocks have gone 16-12, and in their last game, they lost to Rider by a score of 61-56. So far, they have gone 12-7 in conference play.

As the favorite, Saint Peter’s has been strong vs. the spread this season, going 9-4. Their ATS mark at home is 7-4 and they are 3-0 vs. the spread in their last 3 home games. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Peacocks have an 8-2 ATS record.

Today’s over/under line of 140 is higher than the average over/under line in Saint Peter’s games this year (130.4). So far, 25 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 130 points.

Coming off their recent game, the Saint Peter’s offense tallied 56 points in a matchup against Rider. Their field goal percentage for the game was 30.2%, and they made 3 threes. Corey Washington is leading the team in scoring at 16.6 points per contest. Latrell Reid has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 11.5 going into the game.

At this time, the Peacocks’ defense is positioned 13th in the country, permitting 63.2 points per game. Against Rider in their most recent game, the Saint Peter’s defense gave up a total of 61 points while allowing Rider to hit 35% of their shots.