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Quinnipiac Bobcats vs Cent Conn State Blue Devils Odds
Detrick Gymnasium will host Cent Conn State Blue Devils vs. Quinnipiac Bobcats action on Monday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Blue Devils currently sports a 11-15 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-1 ATS. The Bobcats are 14-13 and 2-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Blue Devils produce a 1-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Bobcats have gone 1-1 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 268-ranked Blue Devils and the No. 174-rated Bobcats in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 73-70 win for the Bobcats on Monday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bobcats rank No. 2 in NCAA Division 1 with 41.9 per game. That compares with Cent Conn State’s No. 198 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Cent Conn State is college basketball's No. 58-ranked team at 7.5 per game, while the Bobcats rate No. 329 with 4.3 per game.
Defensively, Quinnipiac features the nation's No. 312-rated defense on the road, allowing 76.2 points per game. Cent Conn State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 118 nationally in scoring at home.
Quinnipiac was a 69-58 winner in their most recent outing at home against Bryant. The Bobcats grabbed a 69-58 win over the Bulldogs on Saturday, behind a 16-point effort from Ike Azotam at TD Bank Sports Center.
Last time out for Cent Conn State, they were an 80-72 winner as they battled Sacred Heart on the road. Kyle Vinales went off for 28 points and added 3 rebounds, leading Cent Conn State over Sacred Heart, 80-72, on Saturday at Pitt Center.
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