Fairfield Stags vs. Quinnipiac Bobcats ATS Prediction 01/24/20

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The Fairfield Stags (7-10, 3-3 MAAC) will be at the People’s United Center to take on the Quinnipiac Bobcats (9-7, 4-2 MAAC) in a MAAC matchup. The game begins at 7 p.m. ET on Friday, January 24, 2020.

Fairfield Stags at Quinnipiac Bobcats Betting Odds

Both teams fell in their last contest. The Bobcats lost big to the Saint Peter’s Peacocks, 71-51, while the Stags were beaten by the Iona Gaels, 64-57.

Fairfield had a better free throw rate (0.204 vs. 0.143) while Quinnipiac had a turnover percentage of 8.9 (better than their season average of 17.6). Kevin Marfo played a key role for Quinnipiac with 14 points and 13 rebounds. Taj Benning had a good outing for Fairfield, recording 15 points.

The Bobcats won the lone game between these two teams last season, 80-78. Quinnipiac’s 0.388 free throw rate was their biggest advantage over Fairfield, who had a mark of 0.078. This will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams.

Half-court execution will be critical when two of the nation’s slowest-paced teams square off. Quinnipiac currently ranks 269th in possessions per game (67.9) and Fairfield is 336th (65.4).

Fairfield Stags vs. Quinnipiac Bobcats Odds Pick

Pick: SU Winner – Quinnipiac, ATS Winner – Fairfield, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Quinnipiac ranks 12th in three pointers attempted per game (28.8) while Fairfield ranks 287th (16.3).
  • The Stags rank 24th in rebounds allowed per game (31.3) while the Bobcats rank 162nd (35.8).
  • Quinnipiac ranks 100th in assists per game (13.8) while Fairfield ranks 236th (10.3).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Bobcats’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 2.4, up from 1.2 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Stags have scored an average of 58.0 points per game (2.8 below their season average) and allowed an average of 57.4 points per game (5.6 below their season average).