Saint Peter's vs. Quinnipiac - 1/7/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Quinnipiac Bobcats (5-10) at Saint Peter's Peacocks (7-7)
College Basketball: Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 2:00 pm (Yanitelli Center)
The Line: Saint Peter's Peacocks -8.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Quinnipiac Bobcats and Saint Peter's Peacocks meet Sunday in college basketball action at the Yanitelli Center.
The Quinnipiac Bobcats could use a feel good win after losing eight of their last 12 games. The Quinnipiac Bobcats are averaging 71.7 points on 41.4 percent shooting and allowing 76.6 points on 47.1 percent shooting. Cameron Young is averaging 17.3 points and 1.9 assists while Chaise Daniels is averaging 12.8 points and four rebounds. Rich Kelly is dishing 5.9 assists and Isaiah Washington is grabbing 2.9 rebounds. The Quinnipiac Bobcats are shooting 34.9 percent from beyond the arc and 71.6 percent from the free throw line. The Quinnipiac Bobcats are allowing 40.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.9 rebounds per game. The Quinnipiac Bobcats have lost five of their last seven road games.
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The Saint Peter's Peacocks could use a win here after spitting their last eight games. The Saint Peter's Peacocks are averaging 67.1 points on 41.3 percent shooting and allowing 67.6 points on 41.8 percent shooting. Nick Griffin is averaging 14.9 points and three rebounds while Davauhnte Turner is averaging 11 points and 2.3 assists. Sam Idowu is the third double-digit scorer and Quinn Taylor is grabbing 6.5 rebounds. The Saint Peter's Peacocks are shooting 33.4 percent from beyond the arc and 76 percent from the free throw line. The Saint Peter's Peacocks are allowing 31 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 20.9 rebounds per game. The Saint Peter's Peacocks are 4-0 SU on their home court this season.
The Bobcats are 2-7-1 ATS in their last 10 vs. Metro Atlantic Athletic, 2-7 ATS in their last 9 Sunday games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Peacocks are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 Sunday games, 20-8 ATS in their last 28 vs. Metro Atlantic Athletic and 23-11 ATS in their last 34 games overall. The road team is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings and the under is 5-0 in the last 5 meetings.
The Saint Peter's Peacocks are an above-average defensive team that gives up nothing easy, and that's bad news for a Quinnipiac team that already shoots under 42 percent on the season. Saint Peter's is also lights out against the number, which includes covering 20 of their last 28 conference games and 23 of their last 34 games overall. Hard to go against a team that does nothing but put money in your pocket. Give me the Peacocks.