Quinnipiac Bobcats vs Cent Conn State Blue Devils Preview
Cent Conn State Blue Devils vs Quinnipiac Bobcats Odds
The visiting Cent Conn State Blue Devils hope to send their backers to the pay window on Thursday as they look to cover the spread at TD Bank Sports Center against the Quinnipiac Bobcats.
This season, the Bobcats are 6-12 overall and 2-1 ATS ATS, while the Blue Devils are 7-10 and 0-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Quinnipiac boasts a 1-1 on the OU, and Cent Conn State is 1-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bobcats sit at No. 218 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Blue Devils sit at No. 286 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Bobcats will win this game 70-69.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Blue Devils is ranked No. 245 in NCAA hoops at 33.5 per game. Contrast that with Quinnipiac’s No. 16 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Quinnipiac is the No. 334-ranked team in the country at 3.9 per game, while Cent Conn State rates No. 60 at 7.5 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Cent Conn State owns the country's No. 322-rated mark, allowing 78.1 points per game on the highway. Quinnipiac, on the other hand, rates No. 298 in scoring at home.
Cent Conn State lost its last outing, an 80-75 result against Mount St. Mary's on January 19. Malcolm McMillan went off for 26 points and added 6 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Mount St. Mary's handed Cent Conn State an 80-75 defeat at Detrick Gymnasium.
Last time out for Quinnipiac, they were an 87-75 loser as they battled Robert Morris on the road. Quinnipiac got 16 points from Zaid Hearst but lost anyway, 87-75, to Robert Morris on Saturday at Sewall Center.
Cent Conn State home to St. Francis NY, Saturday, January 26
Quinnipiac home to Fairleigh Dickinson, Saturday, January 26