Rider Broncs vs. Manhattan Jaspers - 2/28/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Manhattan Jaspers (12-16) at Rider Broncs (11-19)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 6:00 pm (Alumni Gymnasium)
The Line: Rider Broncs -5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Rider Broncs will host the Manhattan Jaspers this Sunday.
The Rider Broncs come into this game with a 11-19 record and are currently 8th in the MAAC. Rider has lost 5 out of their last 6 games with their most recent game being a 79-59 loss to Monmouth. Through 30 games this season the leading scorer for the Broncs has been Teddy Okereafor who is averaging 12.7 points per game and 4.4 assists. Kahlil Thomas is second on the team with 11.5 points per game and 8.0 rebounds.
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The Manhattan Jaspers come into this game with a 12-16 record and are currently 6th in the MAAC. The Jaspers have lost 4 out of their last 5 games with their most recent game being a 86-73 loss to Iona. Through 28 games this season the leading scorer for the Jaspers has been Shane Richards who is averaging 17.3 points per game and 4.0 rebounds. Rich Williams is second on the team with 14.7 points per game and 6.1 rebounds.
The Manhattan Jaspers are 4-0 against the spread in their last 4 road games. The Jaspers are 5-2 against the spread in their last 7 games overall. Rider is 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 home games. The Broncs are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a losing record.
The Rider Broncs and the Manhattan Jaspers have both been bad lately. Both of these teams dont have anything to play for so i will expect Rider to win this game at home.