Quinnipiac Bobcats vs Siena Saints 2-17-23 NCAA Basketball  Prediction, Bets and Odds

Quinnipiac Bobcats vs Siena Saints 2/17/23 – Friday Night Hoops will be held in Albany, NY. The Quinnipiac Bobcats will take the road to battle it out with the Siena Saints. The Saints defeated them 83-76 in December on their home court. This was Siena’s fifth win in six meetings with Quinnipiac. Both schools have a chance of winning the MAAC first place, but Siena is closer to the top. The college basketball predictions are updated online and Siena are all set to build on their success and take on Quinnipiac.

Quinnipiac Bobcats vs Siena Saints

Date & Time: Friday, February 17, 2023 at 9:00 PM ET

Location: MVP Arena

Quinnipiac Bobcats vs Siena Saints Betting Odds


Moneyline: +117

Spread: +3 (-110)

Total: 140 over (-110)


Moneyline: -127

Spread: -3 (-110)

Total: 140 under (-110)

Quinnipiac Bobcats vs Siena Saints Analysis

Quinnipiac Bobcats has been going through a difficult time right now. They lost their last three games to fall 3.5 games behind first in the MAAC. Canisius lost by 20 points, which was one of the last schools in the conference. The Bobcats shot just 39.8%, and they committed turnovers. Canisius managed to shoot 51.6%. Matt Balanc, the Bobcats’ guard, was the only one to reach double figures with 14 points. Quinnipiac dominates the offensive glass with 11.9 offensive rebound per game. This is second in the conference. They also rank second in free-throw attempts per match, taking 19.9 trips to that line. They give up 67.9 points per game defensively, which is ninth in the conference. They hold their opponents to just 41.4% field goal shooting, which is the third-best mark in MAAC and 61st nationally. They rank 41st nationally on threes and hold foes to just 30.9% from deep.

Siena Saints was only 0.5% away from first place with five games left. After beating Marist 73 to 65 on Sunday, they have won their two previous games. However, they did not beat the spread of 10.0-point favorites. They led the whole second half and had a 17-point advantage at one point. Javian McCollum led the team with 23 points and five assists. The Saints rank second in three-point defense behind Quinnipiac, with 31.9% of their opponents shooting beyond the arc. They are able to hit 44.4% of their shots, which is 10th among the 11-team conference’s opposing teams. Siena, who averages 69.3 per game, is fifth in the MAAC. The Saints shoot 35.9% of their triples from three, making them the best team in the conference. They shoot 44.1% from the field as a team, which is fourth in the MAAC.

Quinnipiac Bobcats vs Siena Saints Against the Spread

Quinnipiac are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games. The total has gone OVER in 6 of Quinnipiac’s last 7 games. Quinnipiac are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games. Quinnipiac are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against Siena. Quinnipiac are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against Siena.

Siena are 11-5 ATS in their last 16 games. The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Siena’s last 9 games. Siena are 12-4 SU in their last 16 games. The total has gone OVER in 5 of Siena’s last 5 games against Quinnipiac. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Siena’s last 6 games at home.

Quinnipiac Bobcats vs Siena Saints Free Pick

Quinnipiac was beaten by Siena by seven points on the road and they are poised to achieve a similar result at home. Quinnipiac has dropped three straight games as favorites and is in trouble right now. Their defense has been poor over this stretch as two of their opponents shot more than 50.0% from behind them. Top basketball betting expects Siena to extend their winning streak to three with a comfortable win against a weak opponent.

Free Pick: Siena Saints -3 (-110)