Fairleigh Dickinson Knights vs Bobcats College Hoops Game Preview
Fairleigh Dickinson Knights vs Quinnipiac Bobcats Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Fairleigh Dickinson when they take on the Quinnipiac Bobcats on Saturday in college hoops betting action.
Quinnipiac will face the 7-13 Knights, who own a 0-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Bobcats are 1-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Knights are 0-0 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bobcats - Knights odds would favor the Bobcats if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Quinnipiac is rated No. 218 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Fairleigh Dickinson is at No. 342. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 69-60 win for the Bobcats.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Quinnipiac's No. 105 nationally ranked offense (70.6 points per game) against a Knights defense that sits as the No. 345 at 77.6 PPG. The Bobcats have been averaging 42.6% from the field, less than the Knights have managed so far this season (44.6% on average).
Defensively, Fairleigh Dickinson features the nation's No. 334-rated defense on the road, allowing 80.3 points per game. Quinnipiac, meanwhile, comes in at No. 269 nationally in scoring at home.
Fairleigh Dickinson was a 73-54 loser in its last match on the road against Monmouth. Fairleigh Dickinson got 18 points from Melquan Bolding but lost anyway, 73-54, to Monmouth on Thursday at Multipurpose Activity Center.
Last time out for Quinnipiac, they were an 85-78 winner as they battled Cent Conn State at home. Quinnipiac earned an 85-78 victory over Cent Conn State on Thursday, getting 18 points from Shaq Shannon at TD Bank Sports Center.
Fairleigh Dickinson home to Bryant, Thursday, January 31
Quinnipiac at Mount St. Mary's, Thursday, January 31