Sacred Heart Pioneers vs Quinnipiac Bobcats Odds
The Quinnipiac Bobcats host Sacred Heart on Saturday, looking to build on their 5-9 mark against the 4-10 Pioneers in college hoops action at TD Bank Sports Center.
The Bobcats bring a 5-9 record (2-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 4-10 Pioneers, who are 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Quinnipiac go 1-1 so far and the Pioneers go 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Bobcats at No. 170 and the Pioneers at No. 326 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 68-61 result in favor of the Bobcats.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Quinnipiac has the nation's No. 149-rated offensive output, at 69.1 PPG. The visiting Pioneers defense ranks No. 334 allowing on average 76.6 PPG. The Bobcats FG% has averaged 42.5% so far, more than the Pioneers marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.2% per game.
Defensively, Sacred Heart features the nation's No. 294-rated defense on the road, allowing 76.8 points per game. Quinnipiac, meanwhile, comes in at No. 308 nationally in scoring at home.
Sacred Heart lost its last outing, an 84-78 result against Cent Conn State on January 10. The Pioneers endured an 84-78 loss at the hands of the Blue Devils on Thursday, despite a 22-point effort from Shane Gibson at Detrick Gymnasium.
Quinnipiac was a 103-95 loser in its last match on the road against Bryant. The Bobcats endured a 103-95 loss at the hands of the Bulldogs on Thursday, despite a 21-point effort from Ike Azotam at Chace Athletic Center.
Sacred Heart at Robert Morris, Thursday, January 17
Quinnipiac at Hampton, Monday, January 14