Quinnipiac Bobcats visit Bryant Bulldogs in college basketball clash
Quinnipiac Bobcats vs Bryant Bulldogs Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Chace Athletic Center Thursday as host Bryant looks to handle the Quinnipiac Bobcats in NCAA hoops action.
Bryant will face the 5-8 Bobcats, who own a 2-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Bulldogs are 1-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bobcats are 1-1 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 170-rated Quinnipiac taking on the No. 254-rated Bulldogs in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 69-66 win for the Bulldogs on Thursday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Bryant's No. 158 nationally ranked offense (68.7 points per game) against a Bobcats defense that sits as the No. 241 at 69.4 PPG. The Bulldogs have been averaging 43.6% from the field, more than the Bobcats have managed so far this season (41.1% on average).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Quinnipiac owns the country's No. 239-rated mark, allowing 73.6 points per game on the highway. Bryant, on the other hand, rates No. 146 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Quinnipiac was an 82-74 winner at home against Long Island. The Bobcats got 17 points from Ike Azotam as Quinnipiac ran past Long Island 82-74 on Saturday at TD Bank Sports Center.
Bryant was a 78-58 winner in its last match on the road against St. Francis PA. Bryant cruised to victory on Saturday, running St. Francis PA out of the gym and running up a 78-58 score at DeGol Arena.
Quinnipiac home to Sacred Heart, Saturday, January 12
Bryant at Cent Conn State, Saturday, January 12