Quinnipiac at Army Prediction - College Basketball Picks 11/17/23
Army Black Knights (0-3) vs Quinnipiac Bobcats (2-1)
Game Info: Friday, November 17, 2023 at 5:00 pm (Christl Arena)
Betting Odds: Army Black Knights +3.5 -- Over/Under: 140.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Quinnipiac Bobcats and the Army Black Knights meet in college basketball action from Christi Arena on Friday.
Quinnipiac Takes First Loss
The Quinnipiac Bobcats come into this one looking to shake off their first loss of the season after a 102-81 loss to UMass last time out. Matt Balanc leads the Bobcats in scoring with 18.3 PPG while Rihards Vavers has 14 PPG with 6 RPG. Richie Springs has 11.7 PPG with a team-high 6.7 RPG to lead the Bobcats on the glass while Amarri Tice has 11 PPG with 5 RPG to cap off the group of double-digit scorers for Quinnipiac up to this point in the year. Savion Lewis also has a team-high 9.3 APG as well to lead the Bobcats in the assists department this season. As a team, Quinnipiac is averaging 90.3 PPG on 50.8% shooting from the field, 41.9% from three and 77.1% from the foul line this season.
Army Searching For First W
The Army Black Knights come into this one looking for their first win after a narrow 72-64 loss to Indiana last time out as 25-point underdogs. Ryan Curry leads the Black Knights in scoring with 11 PPG along with 3 RPG as the lone double-digit scorer for Army up to this point in the season. Charlie Peterson has a team-high 5.7 RPG to lead the Black Knights on the glass while Blake Barker has a team-high 1.7 APG to lead Army in assists this season. As a team, Army is averaging 54.3 PPG on 33.9% shooting from the field, 28.9% from three and 47.5% from the foul line this season.
I get the case to be made for a home underdog in some spots, but I’m sorry. Army sucks. I mean sure, they kept it tight against Indiana, but I think that says more about how overrated the Hoosiers are. Quinnipiac got run out of the gym by UMass, but this Quinnipiac team looks decent and even if this is a fade of Army more than anything else, so be it. Give me Quinnipiac in this one.