Quinnipiac vs Marist Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Saturday, March 4, 2023

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The Marist Red Foxes’ (10-18, 6-14 MAAC) MAAC schedule includes Saturday’s matchup with the Quinnipiac Bobcats (19-11, 11-9 MAAC) at McCann Arena. It begins at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN3.

Quinnipiac is a moderate 2.5-point favorite against Marist when the Bobcats face off against the Red Foxes on Saturday. The over/under is 140 points for the game.

Quinnipiac vs. Marist Odds

Point Spread for Quinnipiac vs. Marist

The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with sportsbooks listing Quinnipiac as the favorite.

Quinnipiac vs. Marist Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Quinnipiac has -144 odds to pick up the win, while Marist is listed at +122 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 140 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 4, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN3
  • Location: Poughkeepsie, New York
  • Arena: McCann Arena

Quinnipiac vs. Marist Betting Trends

Quinnipiac has played 30 games, with 13 wins against the spread. The Bobcats have been favorites in 21 games this season and have come away with the win 13 times (61.9%) in those contests. Quinnipiac has eclipsed the over/under in 57.1% of its opportunities this year (16 times in 28 games with a set point total).

Marist has 13 wins against the spread in 28 games this year. The Red Foxes have won 28.6% of the games this season they were the moneyline underdog (6-15). Marist has gone over the point total 60.7% of the time this season (17 of 28 games with a set point total).

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Quinnipiac vs. Marist Key Players to Watch


Dezi Jones leads the Bobcats with 12.1 points per contest and 3.7 assists, while also putting up 3.7 rebounds. Luis Kortright paces his team in assists per game (3.9), and also puts up 10.2 points and 4.2 rebounds. Defensively, he averages 1.3 steals and 0.1 blocked shots. Paul Otieno paces the Bobcats at 6.9 rebounds per contest, while also putting up 0.6 assists and 7.5 points. Matt Balanc puts up 11.7 points, 4.6 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game. At the other end, he puts up 0.7 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.


Patrick Gardner is averaging team highs in points (18.5 per game) and rebounds (6.1). And he is delivering 2.1 assists, making 50.5% of his shots from the field and 36.3% from beyond the arc, with 1.6 triples per contest. Javon Cooley is posting 7.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1 assists per contest, making 41.8% of his shots from the floor and 36.5% from beyond the arc, with 1.4 treys per contest. Isaiah Brickner is the Red Foxes’ top assist man (2.6 per game), and he puts up 7 points and 3.3 rebounds. The Red Foxes get 9.3 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game from Noah Harris.

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What you need to know about the Quinnipiac Bobcats

In Quinnipiac’s 19 MAAC games this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total 11 times. The Bobcats are averaging 72.9 points per game (152nd-ranked in college basketball) this year, while giving up 69.3 points per contest (150th-ranked). Quinnipiac is top-25 this year in rebounding, ranking 24th-best in college basketball with 35.6 boards per game. Meanwhile, it ranks 214th with 31.6 rebounds allowed per contest.

The Bobcats are averaging 75.2 points per game this year at home, which is 2.9 more points than they’re averaging in away games (72.3). With 8.1 threes per game, Quinnipiac is 95th in college basketball. It sports a 36% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranks 76th in college basketball. With 6.9 threes conceded per game, the Bobcats rank 138th in college basketball. They are allowing a 31.1% shooting percentage from downtown, which ranks 43rd in college basketball.

The Bobcats are 3-7 against the spread and 4-6 overall over their past 10 contests. Eight of Quinnipiac’s last 10 outings have gone over the total. Quinnipiac has been putting up 73.1 points per contest in its last 10 appearances, an average that’s slightly higher than the 72.9 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign. Quinnipiac’s points-allowed average over its past 10 games (75.3) is six more points per game than the team is allowing over the entire season (69.3).

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What you need to know about the Marist Red Foxes

Marist and its opponents have combined to hit the over 13 out of 19 times this year in MAAC action. In 2022-23, the Red Foxes are 15th-worst in the nation offensively (63.4 points scored per game) and 82nd defensively (66.8 points allowed). In 2022-23, Marist is 245th in the nation in rebounds (30.8 per game) and 281st in rebounds conceded (32.6).

At home, the Red Foxes score 62.5 points per game. On the road, they average 64.4. With 7.7 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 32.2% from downtown, Marist is 141st and 293rd in the country, respectively, in those categories. Defensively, the Red Foxes are 228th in college basketball in 3-pointers allowed per game at 7.6. They are 318th in 3-point percentage allowed at 36.2%.

The Red Foxes have a 5-5 record against the spread while going 3-7 overall over their last 10 games. Seven of Marist’s past 10 games have hit the over. While Marist is putting up 63.4 points per game in 2022-23, it has improved that mark over its past 10 games, producing 64.6 a contest. The Red Foxes are surrendering 69 points per contest over their previous 10 games, which is 2.2 more points than they are allowing for the season (66.8).

Quinnipiac vs. Marist Prediction & Pick

Our prediction to win this matchup is Quinnipiac, and we predict that Quinnipiac will cover the spread (Quinnipiac -2.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 140 points.

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How to bet Quinnipiac vs. Marist

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Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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