Quinnipiac vs. Saint Peter's - 2/18/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Saint Peter's Peacocks (11-13) at Quinnipiac Bobcats (8-17)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 8:00 pm (TD Bank Sports Center)
The Line: Quinnipiac Bobcats PK -- Over/Under: 122 See the Latest Odds
The Saint Peter's Peacocks and Quinnipiac Bobcats meet Thursday night at the TD Bank Sports Center.
The Saint Peter's Peacocks look to build on their solid four-game winning streak. The Saint Peter's Peacocks are averaging 65.8 points on 41.7 percent shooting and allowing 67 points on 41.8 percent shooting. Antwon Portley is averaging 14.7 points and 3.1 rebounds while Trevis Wyche is averaging 12.3 points and 4.8 assists. Quadir Welton is the third double-digit scorer and Chazz Patterson is grabbing 4.8 rebounds. The Saint Peter's Peacocks are shooting 32.5 percent from beyond the arc and 66.2 percent from the free throw line. The Peacocks are allowing 35.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.1 rebounds per game. The Saint Peter's Peacocks have lost six of their last nine road games.
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The Quinnipiac Bobcats need a win in order to snap a four-game losing streak. The Quinnipiac Bobcats are averaging 66.2 points on 36.2 percent shooting and allowing 71.3 points on 41 percent shooting. Giovanni McLean is averaging 13.7 points and 3.3 assists while Daniel Harris is averaging 10.4 points and 4.3 rebounds. Donovan Smith is grabbing six rebounds and Ayron Hutton is dishing 1.9 assists. The Quinnipiac Bobcats are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 64.1 percent from the free throw line. The Bobcats are allowing 30.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.4 rebounds per game. The Quinnipiac Bobcats have lost six of their last nine home games.
The Peacocks are 4-16-1 ATS in their last 21 Thursday games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record. The Bobcats are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall.
The line's a pick em, so I usually like to side with the home team in these cases. It also helps that the Bobcats are catching the Peacocks on the end of a back to back. I'll take the home team in a toss up game.