West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Manhattan Jaspers - 11/28/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Manhattan Jaspers (2-3) at West Virginia Mountaineers (4-1)
College Basketball: Monday, November 28, 2016 at 7:00 pm (WVU Colliseum)
The Line: West Virginia Mountaineers -22 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Manhattan Jaspers go on the road to battle the West Virginia Mountaineers in college basketball.
The Manhattan Jaspers needed a win badly and got one although it was far from easy in an 84-81, double overtime victory versus Detroit in a pick’em. The game was offensively oriented with the Jaspers holding a 49% 46% shooting advantage with four more free throws being about the biggest difference in a very tight boxscore. The Manhattan offense was explosive behind a game high 32 point, six assist effort from Zavier Turner on 10-15 with Zane Waterman scoring 15 points and snagging eight boards while Calvin Crawford and Na’Quan Councel combined for 19 points in a balanced attack.
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The West Virginia Mountaineers were motoring on with a 4-0 record before running in Temple in an 81-77 defeat as a 12.5 point favorite on Friday. The Owls looked like the runaway winner with a 20 point lead heading to the locker room before a Mountaineers comeback eventually fell short. Temple sank shots at 48% but committed 18 turnovers gave the 43% accuracy of West Virginia a chance with 15 more looks at the basket. Esa Ahmad led the Mountaineers with 19 points and six pulls on 8-13 while the duo of Tarik Phillip and Nathan Adrian tossed in 13 followed by a 15 points effort from Teyvon Myers.
Manhattan are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 road games and Manhattan are 21-8-1 ATS in their last 30 Monday games and the over is 17-7 in Manhattan last 24 non-conference games. The over is 8-2 in West Virginia last 10 Monday games and West Virginia are 18-6 ATS in their last 24 home games while West Virginia are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 Monday games.
A massive line and I like to say a team like West Virginia either wins big or by what they want…