Quinnipiac Bobcats (1-0) vs Central Connecticut State Blue Devils (0-1)
2023-11-10 16:00:00 EDT
The Line: Betting Odds: Quinnipiac Bobcats -5.5 -- Over/Under:
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The Central Connecticut Blue Devils and Quinnipiac Bobcats meet Friday in college basketball action at the M&T Bank Arena. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
Central Connecticut Blue Devils Betting Preview
The Central Connecticut Blue Devils look for a win after losing their opener to Rhode Island. The Central Connecticut Blue Devils look to avoid their fifth straight 0-2 start. The Central Connecticut Blue Devils are averaging 70 points on 41.8 percent shooting and allowing 81 points on 56.1 percent shooting. Allan Jeanne-Rose is averaging 21 points and 2 assists, while Davonte Sweatman is averaging 12 points and 3 rebounds. Jayden Brown is the third double-digit scorer and Kellen Amos is dishing 2 assists. The Central Connecticut Blue Devils are shooting 23.8 percent from beyond the arc and 69.2 percent from the free throw line. The Central Connecticut Blue Devils are allowing 41.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29 rebounds per game.
Quinnipiac Bobcats Betting Preview
The Quinnipiac Bobcats look for another win after beating Coast Guard on Monday. The Quinnipiac Bobcats look for back-to-back 2-0 starts. The Quinnipiac Bobcats are averaging 116 points on 60.3 percent shooting and allowing 48 points on 26.2 percent shooting. Matt Balanc is averaging 20 points and 0 rebounds, while Doug Young is averaging 15 points and 1 assist. Rihards Vavers is the third double-digit scorer and Amarri Tice is grabbing 7 rebounds. The Quinnipiac Bobcats are shooting 48.4 percent from beyond the arc and 83.3 percent from the free throw line. The Quinnipiac Bobcats are allowing 21.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 48 rebounds per game.
The Central Connecticut Blue Devils have had major issues over the years playing up to their level of competition, and they looked awful defensively against Rhode Island. The Quinnipiac Bobcats didn’t play anybody in their season opener, but they still killed it at both ends of the floor. Quinnipiac is the better team here, comfortably, and will have the best player on the court. The line is more than reasonable. Give me Quinnipiac and the chalk.