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Quinnipiac Bobcats vs Monmouth Hawks 3/12/2020 Predictions, Preview and Betting Spread
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Quinnipiac Bobcats vs Monmouth Hawks 3/12/2020 – The Quinnipiac Bobcats face the Monmouth Hawks Thursday in one of four quarterfinal matches in the MAAC conference. Bet basketball game picks the Hawks to prevail. The Bobcats are coming off a win while the Hawks dropped their last regular season assignment. Both teams have met twice this season and are tied at 1-1.
Quinnipiac Bobcats vs Monmouth Hawks 3/12/2020
The Quinnipiac Bobcats are looking to ride on the momentum of their three-game winning streak to down the Hawks. Quinnipiac has blown hot and cold this season and needs to be at their best against Monmouth. Rich Kelly and Kevin Marfo lead the team this Thursday and hope to pull off a win. The defense needs to improve, meaning the 70.7 points they give up to opponents may not be enough to stop the Hawks.
Players to watch: R. Kelly G (30 GP 34.3 MIN 16.7 PTS 2.5 REB 4.5 AST 0.8 STL 0.1 BLK 2.9 TO 42.3 FG% 89.1 FT% 39.6 3PT%), K. Marfo F (30 GP 28.1 MIN 10.2 PTS 13.3 REB 1.9 AST 0.6 STL 1.2 BLK 2 TO 48.4 FG% 71 FT% 33.3 3PT%), T. Williams G (30 GP 26.4 MIN 9.9 PTS 3.2 REB 2.1 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 2.3 TO 37.9 FG% 79.1 FT% 33.5 3PT%).
The Hawks have a great chance to get back on track Thursday. After dropping their last regular-season games, the losing could stop with a win over the Bobcats. Deion Hammond will be leading the Hawks anew with support coming from Ray Salnave and George Papas. More players need to step up of Monmouth wants to secure victory.
Players to watch: D. Hammond G (31 GP 30 MIN 16.3 PTS 2.9 REB 0.9 AST 0.9 STL 0.1 BLK 1.2 TO 41.3 FG% 80 FT% 35.7 3PT%), R. Salnave G (31 GP 28.2 MIN 14.5 PTS 4.5 REB 3.2 AST 1.5 STL 0.2 BLK 2.7 TO 39.6 FG% 84.7 FT% 36.4 3PT%), G. Papas G (31 GP 17.3 MIN 8.5 PTS 2 REB 2 AST 0.9 STL 0.2 BLK 1.1 TO 35.3 FG% 88.7 FT% 32.5 3PT%).
Quinnipiac Bobcats vs Monmouth Hawks Betting Predictions
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Quinnipiac’s last 11 games.
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Monmouth’s last 18 games.
Quinnipiac Bobcats vs Monmouth Hawks Betting Picks
Vegas basketball odds pick the Hawks who are the better team this season. Monmouth is due for a win as it tries to make up for a dismal regular-season finish. Quinnipiac’s poor defense will tell on them, especially against a team that has multiple players who can score big. The Hawks enter this game loaded, something that spells bad news for the Bobcats.
Moneyline: +155 is set for the Bobcats and -185 is set for the Hawks.
ATS: Look for the spread of +3.5 for Quinnipiac and -3.5 for Monmouth.
Totals: Over 147 is out for the Bobcats and under 147 is out for the Hawks.
Score Prediction: 73-71, Monmouth Hawks.