Quinnipiac Bobcats vs. Fairfield Stags - 2/13/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Fairfield Stags (13-11) at Quinnipiac Bobcats (8-15)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 2:00 pm (TD Bank Sports Center)
The Line: Quinnipiac Bobcats -3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Fairfield Stags take their high powered offense on the road to face the Quinnipiac Bobcats.
The Fairfield Stags are trying to nail down a top four position in the MAAC but need to win consistently going forward and things will take care of themselves. The Stags were on the verge of a three game losing streak before getting back in the win column with an 80-70 victory versus visiting Manhattan as a 4.5 point favorite. FF built a 16 point lead after 20 minutes before going in to cruise control the rest of the way with the Jaspers unable to the 53% shooting Stags. Manhattan countered with 41.5% shooting which was five field goals short and were buried on the glass 44-18. Curtis Cobb paced a balanced attack with 20 points and seven pulls with Matija Millin adding 19 points and nine boards. Tyler Nelson and Jerry Johnson Jr. netted 12 and eleven points with Jonathan Kasibabu chipped in with nine points and 12 rebounds.
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At 7-15 it appears the only way the Quinnipiac Bobcats will be Dancing is by winning the conference playoffs which means winning games now could improve their position. The bottom line is avoiding the top squads in the first round but the Bobcats are heading in the wrong direction with back to back defeats after falling at Manhattan 84-77 as a five point underdog Thursday. The Jaspers ripped off 53 second half points to rally from a nine point deficit behind 49% shooting while Quinnipiac stayed competitive on 41% with eight more looks at the basket and a 10-22 effort on threes. Daniel Harris paced a trio of double digit scorers with 16 points, six pulls and five assists with James Ford Jr. tossing in 13 points. Abdulai Bundu added 12 points and eight boards while Donovan Smith chipping in with nine points and seven rebounds.
Fairfield are 5-14 ATS in their last 19 Saturday games and are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 road games while the over is 15-7 in their last 22 road games. The under is 7-2 in Quinnipiac last 9 overall and Quinnipiac are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 Saturday games. If the Stags can play a lick of defense I will back them…