Planning on watching today’s Saints and Bobcats game? Catch the action at M&T Bank Arena in Hamden, CT, as the Bobcats hosts this showdown at 2:00 ET on ESPN+. The odds for this Metro Atlantic Athletic conference game currently have Quinnipiac as the -17 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 147 points.

SIENA SAINTS VS QUINNIPIAC BOBCATS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Siena Saints +17

This game will be played at M&T Bank Arena at 2:00 ET on Sunday, March 3rd.

WHY BET THE SIENA SAINTS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Bobcats.
  • Even though we have Quinnipiac winning straight-up, we like Siena at +17.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 147 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Can the Saints Lock in a Win at Hamden?

After a two-point loss to Manhattan, Siena’s record now sits at 4-24 overall and 3-14 in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. Over the course of the season, they have gone 1-10 in non-conference games and 2-12 on the road.

As the underdog, the Saints have gone 3-23 compared to 1-1 when favored. They are currently on a four-game losing streak and have gone 1-4 in their last five road games.

As the underdog this season, Siena has gone 10-16 vs. the spread. Their overall ATS record is 10-18. On the road, the Saints are 7-7 vs. the spread, and over their last 10 road games, they are 6-4 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 147 is higher than the average over/under line in Siena’s games this season (137.2). So far, 23 of their games have finished with fewer points than 147. In their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 and the average scoring total is 142 points.

Siena is coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 68 points vs. Manhattan. This figure is more than their season average of 60.7 points per game. Coming into the game, the Saints offense has strugled with their outside shot this season, hitting threes at a rate of just 27%. On average, they get up 18.8 three-point attempts per game and are averaging 11.6 made free-throws.

Coming into today’s game, the Siena defense is giving up an average of 75.4 points per contest. The Siena defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 70 points and allowed Manhattan to connect on 5 threes.

Will Quinnipiac Secure A Victory as Home Favorites?

Quinnipiac enters this game as a 17-point favorite, and they have been the favorite in 18 games this season, going 15-3 in those matchups. The Bobcats have been a much better team at home this season, going 10-3 compared to 9-5 on the road.

After winning their last game against Iona by a score of 82-64, Quinnipiac has an overall record of 20-8. They have gone 12-5 in conference play, and their average scoring margin at home this season is +5.5.

As the favorite this season, Quinnipiac has gone 10-8 vs. the spread. Over their last three games as the favorite, the Bobcats are 0-3 ATS and their ATS record as the favorite over their last 10 games is 6-4.

Quinnipiac’s over/under record for the season is 11-16 and today’s over/under line of 147 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (149.3). So far, 13 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 159 points.

Quinnipiac’s offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 82 points against Iona. They had an overall field goal percentage of 50% and made 9/9 free throws. Alexis Reyes led the scoring for the Bobcats, contributing 13 points. Additionally, Matt Balanc chipped in with 11 points.

Coming into today’s game, the Quinnipiac defense is giving up an average of 73.2 points per contest. So far, the Quinnipiac defense is giving up an average of 8.9 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.1 times per game (618th).