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MAAC Tournament - NCAA Basketball Game Preview - Purple Eagles underdogs vs Bobcats at Quinnipiac

Niagara Purple EaglesQuinnipiac Bobcats
7-25March 08, 2014, 09:00 | MassMutual Center19-10

The Quinnipiac Bobcats will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Niagara Purple Eagles at MassMutual Center on Saturday in NCAA hoops play.

Supporters of the Purple Eagles have watched them go 7-25 and 15-15-1 ATS on the year, while the Bobcats are at 19-10 and 12-10 ATS. In totals betting, the Bobcats are 14-7, while the Purple Eagles have a 14-15 mark.

View Niagara Purple Eagles vs Quinnipiac Bobcats Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to go with the Bobcats in this one found them listed as -6-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Saturday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Purple Eagles was expected to move the line.

The Bobcats sit at No. 104 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Purple Eagles sit at No. 258 on the same chart.

Last time out for Niagara, they were a 78-76 winner as they battled Marist on the road. They covered in the match as a 4-point underdog. Antoine Mason poured in a team-high 38 points for Niagara on Thursday, as they defeated Marist 78-76 at MassMutual Center.

Last time out for Quinnipiac, they were a 103-72 loser as they battled Marist on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 2-point favorite. The Bobcats were hammered by Marist on Sunday, losing by a 103-72 final at McCann Field House in college basketball betting action.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Purple Eagles is ranked No. 160 in NCAA hoops at 34.47 per game. Contrast that with Quinnipiac’s No. 1 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Quinnipiac is the No. 185-ranked team in the country at 5.41 per game, while Niagara rates No. 217 at 4.94 per game.

A few Purple Eagles at Bobcats trends to consider:
Niagara is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games
Quinnipiac is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games