Iona Gaels vs Quinnipiac Bobcats Betting Matchup Report

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Nov 16, 9:00 PM | Sports and Fitness Center

Quinnipiac Bobcats vs Iona Gaels Odds

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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.

View Quinnipiac vs Iona Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Gaels installed as 11-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

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.

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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

Next up:
Quinnipiac home to Lehigh, Tuesday, November 27
Iona home to Niagara, Wednesday, November 28

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