Quinnipiac Bobcats (17-7) vs. Niagara Purple Eagles (13-9)
February 10, 2023 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Niagara Purple Eagles +1.5 / Quinnipiac Bobcats -1.5; Over/Under: +132.5
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The Quinnipiac Bobcats and the Niagara Purple Eagles meet in college basketball action from the Gallagher Center on Friday night. Let’s dive into the odds, injuries, matchup history and make a prediction for this game.
Quinnipiac is listed as a 1.5-point road favorite with a ML price of -125. The total for this game is set at 132.5 points.
Neither side has any new names listed on the injury report for this game, so barring any last-minute announcements, both sides will come into this game at full strength.
Niagara’s 64-60 win back on December 4th, 2022, made it back-to-back wins for the Purple Eagles in this head-to-head matchup.
Quinnipiac is 5-0 ATS in their last 5 road games and 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games following an ATS loss while the over is 5-0 in their last 5 games following a loss. Niagara is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against a team with a winning record and 6-1-1 ATS in their last 8 home games against a team with a road winning percentage above .600 while the over is 4-0 in their last 4 home games.
I’m leaning towards Niagara here. If you had told me these two teams would be fighting for a top-four spot in the MAAC this season I may have given you a strange look, but here we are and both have in fact looked fantastic for much of the year including conference play. That being said, Quinnipiac’s played a ton of home games and I’m not sure they’ll have the easiest transition to going back out on the road for a three-game road swing over the next week. Niagara has been a tough out at home and I think home court is the edge here. Give me Niagara.