Iona vs Quinnipiac: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – February 17, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on February 17, 2021 - Last Updated on February 20, 2021

The Quinnipiac Bobcats (4-9) will try to break a three-game losing streak when they host the Iona Gaels (4-4) on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at People’s United Center as 7-point underdogs. The matchup airs at 4:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The over/under is 140 for the matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 17, 2021, 2:14 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Bobcats (+7)

The Gaels are favored by both DraftKings and the model, but the model has them winning by significantly less (7 to 2.7 points). Take the Bobcats and the points.

Pick OU:
Under (140)

The DraftKings point total for this game is just 1.7 points highter than the model projection.

Prediction: Iona 70, Quinnipiac 68

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The Gaels have an average implied point total of 72.2 this season, which is 1.8 points lower than their implied total in Wednesday’s game (74).
  • Iona has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (74) two times this season.
  • The Bobcats’ average implied point total on the season (69.3 points) is 2.3 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (67 points).
  • Quinnipiac will aim to surpass its implied point total for this matchup (67) for the seventh time this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Iona and Quinnipiac Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 7+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Gaels 2-3 0-3 4-1
Bobcats 3-7 0-0 5-5

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games


Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/13/2021 Manhattan Loss 77-70 2/13/2021 Canisius Loss 89-70
2/12/2021 Manhattan Win 85-67 2/12/2021 Canisius Loss 74-67
12/19/2020 Rider Win 72-64 2/8/2021 Fairfield Loss 77-70
12/18/2020 Rider Win 70-56 2/7/2021 Fairfield Win 78-63
12/12/2020 Fairfield Loss 67-52 1/23/2021 Niagara Win 78-69

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