Quinnipiac Bobcats at Stony Brook Seawolves Betting Prediction

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The Quinnipiac Bobcats (2-3) will travel to Island Federal Credit Union Arena to challenge the Stony Brook Seawolves (6-1). Action gets underway at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 1, 2018.

Quinnipiac Bobcats vs. Stony Brook Seawolves Betting Odds

In their last game, the Seawolves defeated the Norfolk State Spartans, 79-73, while the Bobcats were beaten by the Massachusetts Minutemen, 69-62.

The Seawolves held the Spartans to an offensive rebounding percentage of 12.5 (below their season average of 27.2) and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.649 (above their season average of 0.466). Quinnipiac, on the other hand, had a free throw rate of 0.267 (above their season average of 0.164). Jaron Cornish put together a solid performance for Stony Brook with 22 points and five rebounds. Meanwhile, Quinnipiac rallied around Travis Atson, who finished with 16 points and eight rebounds.

Stony Brook appears to have an edge on the offensive glass in this meeting. The Seawolves rank 72nd in offensive rebounding percentage (32.2 percent), while Quinnipiac ranks 199th in defensive rebounding percentage (71.1 percent) dating back to last season. It could also be an error-filled game for the Bobcats’ offense, which ranks 265th in ball protection (turnover percentage of 19.8 percent). They’ll be going up against the top-notch defense of the Seawolves, which has forced the 59th-most turnovers in the NCAA (20.9 percent).

Quinnipiac Bobcats at Stony Brook Seawolves Free Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – Stony Brook, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Stony Brook ranks 24th in steals per game (7.7) while Quinnipiac ranks 224th (5.5).
  • The Bobcats rank 19th in three pointers attempted per game (27.4) while the Seawolves rank 107th (23.4).
  • Stony Brook ranks 170th in blocks per game (3.2) while Quinnipiac ranks 243rd (2.5).
  • The Seawolves rank 63rd in assists allowed per game (11.9) while the Bobcats rank 251st (14.5).
  • Stony Brook ranks 95th in rebounds per game (37.1) while Quinnipiac ranks 227th in rebounds allowed per game (36.2).