Fairfield Stags vs. Quinnipiac Bobcats - 2/1/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Quinnipiac Bobcats (6-13) at Fairfield Stags (12-9)
College Basketball: Monday, February 1, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard)
The Line: Fairfield Stags -8 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Quinnipiac Bobcats go on the road looking to control the scoring of the Fairfield Stags.
The Quinnipiac Bobcats need to reel off a few wins after snapping a six week losing streak with an 82-68 victory versus the visiting Niagara Purple Eagles Saturday as a 2.5 point favorite. The Bobcats led by eight at the half and never let up with 45% shooting including a 12-17 effort from beyond the arc being enough to outdistance the 40% accuracy of the Purple Eagles and their 4-13 mark on threes. Gio McLean tallied a team high 19 points on 6-9 with Daniel Harris adding 18 points and eight assists. Chaise Daniels scored 12 points and posted five yanks while Donovan Smith and Abdulai Bundu combined for 19 points and 12 rebounds.
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The Fairfield Stags have been holding their own in the MAAC with a legitimate chance at cracking the top four behind an above average offense that has paved the way to three consecutive victories. The Stags are coming off of an 84-77 win versus visiting Canisius on Friday as a one point favorite with a late second half surge securing the win. Both squads connected at around 44% with FF totaling seven more looks at the basket that resulted in four field goals. Curtis Cobb poured in a contest high 25 points and five helpers with Tyler Nelson right on his heels with 22 points on a combined 15-30. Marcus Gilbert followed with 17 points and seven boards while Jonathan Kasibabu chipping in with nine points and nine rebounds.
Qunnipiac are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 road games. The under is 15-5-1 in Fairfield last 21 Monday games and is 11-4-1 in their last 16 overall while going 5-2-1 in the Stags last 8 home games. This is just an ugly spread to me…