Quinnipiac Bobcats at Fairfield Stags ATS Prediction 02/28/20

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The Quinnipiac Bobcats (12-15, 7-10 MAAC) will be at Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard to challenge the Fairfield Stags (11-16, 7-9 MAAC) in a MAAC matchup. The game is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. ET on Friday, February 28, 2020.

Quinnipiac Bobcats vs. Fairfield Stags Betting Odds

Both teams lost in their last outing. The Stags lost a winnable game to the Siena Saints, 62-59, while the Bobcats were beaten by the Siena Saints, 84-77.

Quinnipiac was lights out from beyond the arc (14-28; 50.0 percent) while Fairfield had a turnover percentage of 7.0 (better than their season average of 18.9). Fairfield’s Vincent Eze played well, finishing with 14 points and eight rebounds. Quinnipiac rallied around Kevin Marfo, who put up 14 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists.

In their first matchup this season, Rich Kelly led the Bobcats to an 81-67 win. He was the game’s leading scorer with 27 points. One of Quinnipiac’s biggest advantages was their ability to convert at the free throw line. They were 17-21 (81.0 percent), while the Stags were 11-14 (78.6 percent).

Fairfield could have trouble getting to the foul line in this battle. The Stags rank 154th in the NCAA with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.234, while Quinnipiac ranks ninth in FTA rate allowed (0.156).

Quinnipiac at Fairfield Pick

Free Prediction: SU Winner – Fairfield, ATS Winner – Quinnipiac, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Quinnipiac ranks 10th in three pointers attempted per game (28.6) while Fairfield ranks 309th (15.5).
  • The Stags rank 211th in steals per game (5.1) while the Bobcats rank 243rd (4.4).
  • Quinnipiac ranks 74th in blocks per game (3.8) while Fairfield ranks 85th in blocks allowed per game (3.1).
  • The Stags rank 67th in assists allowed per game (11.6) while the Bobcats rank 252nd (15.2).
  • Fairfield ranks 41st in rebounds allowed per game (32.0) while Quinnipiac ranks 128th (34.5).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Bobcats have scored an average of 71.2 points per game (1.3 above their season average) and allowed an average of 80.0 points per game (8.0 above their season average).
  • The Stags’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 7.8, up from 4.2 for the season.