Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Peacocks and Bobcats. The game is starting at 6:30 ET on ESPNN, and it’s hosted by the Bobcats at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ. Get ready to place your bets! The odds for this Metro Atlantic Athletic conference game currently have Quinnipiac as the -1.5 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 137.5 points.

SAINT PETER’S PEACOCKS VS QUINNIPIAC BOBCATS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Quinnipiac Bobcats -1.5

This game will be played at Boardwalk Hall at 6:30 ET on Friday, March 15th.

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 -1.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 137.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Taking a Look at the Peacocks Chances on the Road

Through 29 games, Saint Peter’s has a record of 16-13, including a 13-8 mark in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference action. On the road, the Peacocks have gone 9-8 this season, and they are 5-9 when listed as the underdog.

Most recently, Saint Peter’s defeated Rider by a score of 50-48. Over their last 10 road games, the Peacocks have gone 6-4, and they are 3-2 over their last five.

As the underdog this season, Saint Peter’s has an ATS record of 8-6. On the road, their ATS mark is 11-6 and over their last 10 games as the underdog, they are 6-4 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Saint Peter’s games is 13-16 and today’s line of 137.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (130.7). Over their last three games, their games have averaged 126 points compared to their season average of 128.4 points per game.

Coming off their recent game, the Saint Peter’s offense tallied 50 points in a matchup against Rider. Their field goal percentage for the game was 28.8%, and they made 3 threes. The top scorer for the Peacocks was Michael Houge with 20 points, while Marcus Randolph also added 10 to the scoreboard.

So far, the Peacocks’ defense is ranked 14th in the country at 63.6 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Saint Peter’s’ defense has allowed opponents to shoot 40.4% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 31.3% this season.

Can Quinnipiac Pull Out the Win as Home Favorites?

Quinnipiac has been solid at home this season, going 13-3, and they have won their last three games at home. Overall, the Bobcats are 23-8 this season, and they have won five straight games. They are 16-5 in conference games, and they are coming off a 76-52 win over Canisius.

For the season, Quinnipiac has been favored in 21 of their 31 games, and they have gone 18-3 in those games. Their average scoring margin at home this season is +7.4 points per game, and their record at home is 8-2 over their last 10 games.

Quinnipiac has an ATS record of 18-13 this season and they are 12-9 vs. the spread when they are the favorite. In their last 10 games as the favorite, the Bobcats have gone 5-5 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Quinnipiac games sits at 12-19. Today’s over/under line of 137.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (148.5). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 142 points.

The Quinnipiac offense is coming off a game in which they scored 76 points vs. Canisius. Overall their field goal percentage was 49.2% while connecting on 6 threes. Leading Quinnipiac in scoring vs. Canisius was Paul Otieno with his 19 points. Matt Balanc also added 17 points for the Bobcats.

Quinnipiac’s defense is currently in line with the NCAA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 71.8 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Quinnipiac’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 41.2% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 33.0% this season.