Iona Gaels vs Quinnipiac Bobcats Betting Matchup Report
Quinnipiac Bobcats vs Iona Gaels Odds
The Iona Gaels will try to cover the spread at Sports and Fitness Center on Friday when they get a visit from the Quinnipiac Bobcats in NCAA basketball action.
The game is being played at Sports and Fitness Center, which makes it technically a neutral site match.
Iona will face the 1-1 Bobcats, who own a 0-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Gaels are 0-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bobcats are 0-0 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 87-rated Quinnipiac taking on the No. 136-rated Gaels in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 68-60 win for the Gaels on Friday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Iona's No. 232 nationally ranked offense (65 points per game) against a Bobcats defense that sits as the No. 117 at 61 PPG. The Gaels have been averaging 53.3% from the field, more than the Bobcats have managed so far this season (44% on average).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Quinnipiac owns the country's No. 155-rated mark, allowing 61 points per game on the highway. Iona, on the other hand, rates No. 232 in scoring at home.
Quinnipiac was a 61-55 loser in its last match at home against American. The Bobcats endured a 61-55 loss at the hands of the Eagles on Monday, despite a 11-point effort from Dave Johnson at TD Bank Sports Center.
Iona was a 65-58 winner in their most recent outing at home against Denver. They covered the 4-point spread as favorites. Iona earned a 65-58 victory over Denver on Friday, getting 20 points from Lamont Jones at Hynes Athletics Center.
Iona Gaels Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Niagara are 6-4
After playing Denver are 0-1
After a win are 8-2
A few Bobcats at Gaels trends to consider:
Iona is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games
Quinnipiac home to Lehigh, Tuesday, November 27
Iona home to Niagara, Wednesday, November 28