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Purple Eagles visit Quinnipiac Bobcats in college basketball clash

Niagara Purple EaglesQuinnipiac Bobcats
Dec 22, 7:00 PM | TD Bank Sports Center

Niagara Purple Eagles vs Quinnipiac Bobcats Odds


The Quinnipiac Bobcats will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Niagara Purple Eagles at TD Bank Sports Center on Thursday in NCAAB play.

The Purple Eagles will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 2-5-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Bobcats are 0-0 ATS. Niagara is 4-4 against the total, while Quinnipiac is 0-0 versus the number.

View Niagara vs Quinnipiac Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 172-rated Bobcats and the No. 318-ranked Purple Eagles, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 72-62 result in favor of the Bobcats.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Purple Eagles rank No. 245 in NCAA Division 1 with 33.7 per game. That compares with Quinnipiac’s No. 2 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Quinnipiac is college basketball's No. 300-ranked team at 4.6 per game, while the Purple Eagles rate No. 187 with 6.1 per game.

Defensively, Niagara features the nation's No. 247-rated defense on the road, allowing 75 points per game. Quinnipiac, meanwhile, comes in at No. 238 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Niagara was a 71-58 loser at home against Drexel. They failed to cover the 6.5–point spread as underdogs. Juan'ya Green scored 22 points in a futile effort to lead the Purple Eagles to a win (they lost 71-58 to Drexel at Gallagher Center on Tuesday).

Quinnipiac was a 72-67 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Massachusetts. Quinnipiac got 22 points and 13 rebounds from Ike Azotam in a losing cause in their 72-67 loss to Massachusetts on Saturday.

Niagara Purple Eagles Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing UMBC are 0-1
After playing Drexel are 3-2
After a loss are 5-5

A few Purple Eagles at Bobcats trends to consider:
Niagara is 4-19 SU in its last 23 games on the road

Next up:
Niagara home to UMBC, Wednesday, December 28
Quinnipiac at Colgate, Wednesday, December 28