Quinnipiac vs. Fairfield Prediction: Picks & Betting Odds – Thursday, March 2, 2023

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Quinnipiac vs. Fairfield Prediction: Picks & Betting Odds – Thursday, March 2, 2023

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The Fairfield Stags (12-17, 8-11 MAAC) will try to stop a three-game losing streak when they host the Quinnipiac Bobcats (19-10, 10-8 MAAC) on Thursday, March 2, 2023 at Leo D. Mahoney Arena as only 2.5-point underdogs. The game airs at 7:30 PM ET on ESPN3. The over/under is set at 136 in the matchup.

Quinnipiac vs. Fairfield Odds

  • Quinnipiac odds to win: -138
  • Fairfield odds to win: +117
  • Spread: Quinnipiac (-2.5)
  • Total: 136

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Thursday, March 2, 2023
  • Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN3
  • Where: Fairfield, Connecticut
  • Venue: Leo D. Mahoney Arena

Who Will Win Quinnipiac vs. Fairfield?

Quinnipiac and Fairfield Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

Quinnipiac has a 4-14-1 record against the spread this season when favored by 2.5 points or more.

Fairfield has an 8-4 record against the spread in games it was an underdog by 2.5 points or more this season.

The Bobcats and Stags average one more points between them than the total of 136 for this game.

Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 133.9 points per game, 2.1 fewer than the over/under in this game.

Quinnipiac’s average point total in outings this year is 141.2, 5.2 points higher than the total in this game.

Stags games this year have averaged an over/under of 129.7 points, 6.3 fewer than the point total in this matchup.

The Bobcats are 13-15-1 ATS this season.

The Stags have a 14-13-1 record against the spread this season.

Quinnipiac Stats & Insights

Quinnipiac averages 72.6 points per game (158th in college basketball) while giving up 68.6 per contest (133rd in college basketball). It has a +118 scoring differential overall and outscores opponents by four points per game.

Quinnipiac ranks 18th in the country at 35.9 rebounds per game. That’s 4.2 more than the 31.7 its opponents average.

The Bobcats knock down 8.1 three-pointers per game (100th in college basketball), 1.3 more than their opponents (6.8).

Quinnipiac’s 91.5 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 236th in college basketball, and the 86.4 points it allows per 100 possessions rank 60th in college basketball.

In home games, the Bobcats are averaging 3.7 more points per game (75.2) than they are in away games (71.5).

Fairfield Stats & Insights

Fairfield has a -25 scoring differential, putting up 64.4 points per game (338th in college basketball) and giving up 65.3 (53rd in college basketball).

Fairfield is 223rd in the country at 31.1 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 31.4 its opponents average.

Fairfield connects on 5.8 three-pointers per game (326th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 4.9. It shoots 28.7% from deep, and its opponents shoot 28.1%.

Fairfield averages 88 points per 100 possessions on offense (311th in college basketball), and allows 89.2 points per 100 possessions (115th in college basketball).

At home, the Stags score 68.8 points per game. Away, they score 60.5.

Quinnipiac Key Players to Watch

The Bobcats scoring leader is Dezi Jones, who averages 12 per contest to go with 3.6 rebounds and 3.7 assists.

Paul Otieno is Quinnipiac’s leading rebounder, pulling down 7.1 per game, while Luis Kortright is its best passer, averaging 3.9 assists in each contest.

Tyrese Williams leads the Bobcats in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of two shots per game from beyond the arc.

Kortright is Quinnipiac’s leader in steals, averaging 1.4 steals per game, while Otieno leads them in blocks with 1.1 per contest.

Fairfield Key Players to Watch

The Stags’ leader in scoring and rebounding is Supreme Cook with 12.8 points and 8.7 rebounds per game.

Caleb Fields’ assist statline paces Fairfield; he racks up 2.3 assists per game.

TJ Long is reliable from deep and leads the Stags with 1.9 made threes per game.

Fields (1.4 steals per game) is the steal leader for Fairfield while Chris Maidoh (0.9 blocks per game) is the block leader.

Quinnipiac vs. Fairfield Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    Fairfield (+2.5)

  • Pick OU:

    Under (136)

  • Prediction:
    Quinnipiac 69, Fairfield 66
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