Quinnipiac vs. Siena - 2/27/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Siena Saints (10-17) at Quinnipiac Bobcats (14-13)
College Basketball: Friday, February 27, 2015 at 6:00 pm (TD Bank Sports Center)
The Line: Quinnipiac Bobcats -8 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Siena Saints and Quinnipiac Bobcats meet Friday night at the TD Bank Sports Center.
The Siena Saints need a win after losing five of their last six games. On the season, Siena is averaging 70.4 points on 43.3 percent shooting and is allowing 75 points on 46.5 percent shooting. Rob Poole is averaging 14.6 points and 4.8 rebounds while Marquis Wright is averaging 12.8 points and 4.8 assists. Lavon Long is the third double-digit scorer and Javion Ogunyemi is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The Siena Saints have four players averaging at least 9.5 points, and they’re shooting 71.4 percent from the line and 33.2 percent from beyond the arc. Defensively, Siena is allowing 37.7 percent shooting from deep and has given up 69 or more points in six of its last eight games.
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The Quinnipiac Bobcats need a win after splitting their last 10 games. On the season, Quinnipiac is averaging 69.6 points on 40 percent shooting and is allowing 67.2 points on 39.8 percent shooting. Zaid Hearst is averaging 18.2 points and 6.2 rebounds while Ousmane Drame is averaging 14.6 points and 10.6 rebounds. Evan Conti is dishing 2.7 assists and Justin Harris is grabbing 6.4 rebounds. The Quinnipiac Bobcats have four players averaging at least 7.7 points, and they’re shooting 77.1 percent from the line and 31.3 percent from downtown. Defensively, QUinnipiac is allowing 34.2 percent shooting from deep and has given up 65 or less points in four of its last six games.
The Saints are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games following a ATS loss and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Bobcats are 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games vs. a team with a losing S.U. record and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall.
Neither team has been all that hot lately, and neither team has been good at all in covering the number. When you add that altogether, I'll take the points here given that neither team is giving us a proper lean.