Eastern Kentucky Colonels vs. Manhattan Jaspers - 12/29/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Manhattan Jaspers (3-7) at Eastern Kentucky Colonels (8-6)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 2:00 pm (Paul S. McBrayer Arena)
The Line: Eastern Kentucky Colonels -6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Eastern Kentucky Colonels will take on the Manhattan Jaspers.
Eastern Kentucky comes into this game with a 8-6 record and are currently 3rd in the Ohio Valley East Division. The Colonels have lost two games in a row with their most recent loss coming against West Virginia 84-59. The leading scorer for eastern Kentucky has been Jarelle Reischel who is averaging 19.8 points per game and 7.9 rebounds and 3.7 assists. JaVontae Hawkins who is scoring 17.7 points per game and 4.7 rebounds. Eastern Kentucky will try to get back on track with a win here.
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The Manhattan Jaspers come into this with a 3-7 record and are currently 10th in the MAAC. The Jaspers come into this game on a two game win streak with their most recent game being a 78-66 win against Morgan State. Manhattan has been led by Shane Richards who is averaging 18.7 points per game and 4.4 rebounds. Rich Williams is second on the team with 17.4 points per game and 6.5 rebounds. Manhattan will try to make it 3 in a row with a win against Eastern Kentucky.
Manhattan is 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games overall. The Jaspers are 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 road games. The Colonels are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games following a straight up loss of more than 20 points. Eastern Kentucky is 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 home games.
Eastern Kentucky has lost their last 2 games while Manhattan has won their past 2 games. Manhattan has struggled this season and i think they will struggle in this game. I expect Eastern Kentucky to bounce back with a win here at home.