Manhattan vs. Quinnipiac - 3/1/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Quinnipiac Bobcats (15-13) at Manhattan Jaspers (15-12)
College Basketball: Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 2:00 pm (Draddy Gymnasium)
The Line: Manhattan Jaspers -5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Quinnipiac Bobcats and Manhattan Jaspers meet Sunday at the Draddy Gymnasium.
The Quinnipiac Bobcats look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. On the season, Quinnipiac is averaging 69.8 points on 39.6 percent shooting and is allowing 67 points on 39.5 percent shooting. Zaid Hearst is averaging 18.3 points and 6.1 rebounds while Ousmane Drame is averaging 14.5 points and 10.8 rebounds. Evan Conti is dishing 2.7 assists and Justin Harris is grabbing 6.5 rebounds. The Quinnipiac Bobcats have four players averaging at least eight points, and they’re shooting 77.6 percent from the line and 31.1 percent from deep. Defensively, Quinnipiac is allowing 34 percent shooting from deep and has given up 65 or less points in four of its last five games.
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The Manhattan Jaspers look for a win after splitting their last six games. On the season, Manhattan is averaging 69.6 points on 43.9 percent shooting and is allowing 68.6 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Emmy Andujar is averaging 16.4 points and 3.5 assists while Ashton Pankey is averaging 13.1 points and 6.5 rebounds. Shane Richards is the third double-digit scorer and RaShawn Stores is dishing three assists. The Manhattan Jaspers have four players averaging at least 6.2 points, and they’re shooting 68.3 percent from the line and 33.8 percent from deep. Defensively, Manhattan is allowing 33.5 percent shooting from deep and has given up 70 or more points in five of its last six games.
The Bobcats are 4-11 ATS in their last 15 games following a S.U. win and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 road games. The Jaspers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS win and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games overall.
Manhattan has been killing the spread lately, covering seven of its last 10 games. With the Bobcats streaky play, I like the home team and the reasonable number.