Quinnipiac Bobcats vs. Niagara Purple Eagles - 2/8/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Niagara Purple Eagles (4-18) at Quinnipiac Bobcats (12-10)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 1:00 pm (TD Bank Sports Center)
The Line: Quinnipiac Bobcats -12.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Quinnipiac Bobcats will be hosting the Niagara Purple Eagles on Sunday afternoon.
The Bobcats are sitting just above the breakeven point right now, as the Bobcats have a record of 12-10 on the year. Quinnipiac is actually the top rebounding team in the game right now, at least statistically, as the Bobcats are grabbing a very impressive 45.1 rebounds per game as a team. The Bobcats need all these rebounds just to try and keep their heads above water, as this team just can’t shoot and put up points with any kind of consistency. Quinnipiac is scoring just 69.4 points per game this season, while shooting just 39 percent.
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The Niagara Purple Eagles have really had it tough this season, as the Purple Eagles have managed just four wins all season long, giving Niagara a record of 4-18 on the year. Niagara, like the Bobcats are struggling with getting their shots to drop this season, as the Purple Eagles are shooting just below 40 percent this season from the floor. Niagara heads into this meeting with the Bobcats having dropped ten out of their last 11 games. Last time out, the Purple Eagles fell to the Marist Red Foxes 63-61.
Niagara is just 7-13 against the spread this season, while Quinnipiac is just a bit better at 7-9 ATS overall.
A lot of points here, but I have to take the Bobcats. Quinnipiac is great on the boards and getting those second chances will be huge in this one. Look for the Purple Eagles to keep it close for a bit, in the end, however I look for the Bobcats to win comfortably.