Quinnipiac Bobcats vs St. Francis PA Red Flash Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Thursday when the St. Francis PA Red Flash try to run the Quinnipiac Bobcats off the court at DeGol Arena in college hoops action.
Supporters of the Bobcats have watched them go 5-11 and 2-1 ATS on the year, while the Red Flash are at 1-14 and 0-0 ATS. In totals betting, the Red Flash are 0-0, while the Bobcats have a 1-1 mark.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Red Flash, most recently No. 345 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Bobcats, who rate No. 200 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 66-56 victory for the Bobcats.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Bobcats is ranked No. 15 in NCAA hoops at 41.1 per game. Contrast that with St. Francis PA’s No. 331 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, St. Francis PA is the No. 152-ranked team in the country at 6.3 per game, while Quinnipiac rates No. 327 at 4.1 per game.
Defensively, Quinnipiac features the nation's No. 310-rated defense on the road, allowing 77.3 points per game. St. Francis PA, meanwhile, comes in at No. 301 nationally in scoring at home.
Quinnipiac was a 70-64 loser in its last match on the road against Hampton. Ike Azotam scored 13 points in a futile effort to lead the Bobcats to a win (they lost 70-64 to Hampton at Hampton Convocation Center on Monday).
St. Francis PA was a 79-69 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Fairleigh Dickinson. St. Francis PA got 19 points from Stephon Mosley but lost anyway, 79-69, to Fairleigh Dickinson on Saturday at Rothman Center.
Quinnipiac at Robert Morris, Saturday, January 19
St. Francis PA home to Sacred Heart, Saturday, January 19