Quinnipiac Bobcats vs Saints College Hoops Game Preview
|Quinnipiac Bobcats||Siena Saints|
|12-8||February 01, 2014, 07:00 | Times Union Center||10-12|
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Siena vs Quinnipiac battle Saturday at Times Union Center as the Saints look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
Siena battles the Bobcats, currently sitting with a 12-8 mark (7-6 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 6-14 for the Saints and 8-5 for the Bobcats.
View Quinnipiac Bobcats vs Siena Saints Odds and Stats.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Siena Saints as -1.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
The Saints - Bobcats odds would favor the Bobcats if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Siena is rated No. 119 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Quinnipiac is at No. 67.
Last time out for Quinnipiac, they were an 86-74 loser as they battled Canisius at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 2-point favorite. Zaid Hearst was dynamite, scoring 33 points and adding 6 rebounds but Canisius still won, 86-74, over Quinnipiac on Thursday at TD Bank Sports Center.
Siena won its last outing, a 66-62 result against Niagara on January 30. They failed to cover in that game as a 7-point favorite. The Saints grabbed a 66-62 win over the Purple Eagles on Thursday, behind a 15-point effort from Rob Poole at Times Union Center.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bobcats rank No. 2 in NCAA Division 1 with 46.65 per game. That compares with Siena’s No. 49 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Siena is college basketball's No. 245-ranked team at 4.23 per game, while the Bobcats rate No. 211 with 5.1 per game.
A few Bobcats at Saints trends to consider:
Quinnipiac is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Quinnipiac is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Quinnipiac's last 7 games
Quinnipiac is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Siena is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Siena is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Siena is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Siena's last 5 games at home
Quinnipiac home to Rider, Saturday, February 8th
Siena at Saint Peter's, Friday, February 7th