Canisius vs. Quinnipiac 1/30/15 - College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Quinnipiac Bobcats (11-8) at Canisius Golden Griffins (11-8)
College Basketball: Friday, January 30, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Koessler Center)
The Line: Canisius Golden Griffins -4.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Quinnipiac Bobcats and Canisius Griffins meet Friday night at the Koessler Athletic Center.
The Quinnipiac Bobcats have won five of their last six games and play their eighth true road game. On the season, Quinnipiac is averaging 68.3 points on 39.4 percent shooting and is allowing 65.6 points on 40 percent shooting. Zaid Hearst is averaging 20.1 points and 2.6 assists while Ousmane Drame is averaging 14.2 points and 10.9 rebounds. Justin Harris is grabbing 6.3 rebounds and Evan Conti is dishing 2.7 assists. The Quinnipiac Bobcats are a defensive team that’s allowing 34.1 percent shooting from deep and has given up 64 or less points in five of their last six games. Offensively, Quinnipiac is shooting 77.5 percent from the line and 29.5 percent from beyond the arc. Quinnipiac is 4-3 SU on the road.
The Canisius Griffins have won four of their last six games and hope to keep climbing up the MAAC standings. On the season, Canisius is averaging 64.6 points on 40.4 percent shooting and is allowing 61.4 points on 40.3 percent shooting. Zach Lewis is averaging 13.7 points and 2.2 assists while Phil Valenti is averaging 10.8 points and 5.1 rebounds. Josiah Heath is grabbing 5.2 rebounds and Jeremiah Williams is dishing two assists. The Canisius Griffins are a defensive team that’s allowing 31.2 percent shooting from deep and has allowed 63 or less points in five of their last seven games. Offensively, Canisius is shooting 68 percent from the line and 33.2 percent from beyond the arc.
The Bobcats are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games following a S.U. win and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 road games vs. a team with a winning home record. The Golden Griffins are 20-7 ATS in their last 27 vs. Metro Atlantic Athletic and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall.
The Canisius Griffins have been money ATS in MAAC play even dating back to last season. Canisuis has also covered the number during its winning stretch recently. Bottom line, when the Griffins win outright, they cover. Give me the home team and the reasonable chalk here.