Marist Red Foxes (3-1) at Manhattan Jaspers (1-1)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 2:00 pm (Draddy Gymnasium)
The Line: Manhattan Jaspers -2.5 -- Over/Under: 127.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Marist Red Foxes and Manhattan Jaspers meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Draddy Gymnasium.
The Marist Red Foxes look for a win to build on their 3-1 record. The Marist Red Foxes are averaging 65 points on 42.9 percent shooting and allowing 64.5 points on 40.9 percent shooting. Michael Cubbage is averaging 11 points and 0.5 assists while Raheim Sullivan is averaging 10.5 points and 3.3 rebounds. Ricardo Wright is grabbing 3.5 rebounds and Hakim Byrd is grabbing two rebounds. The Marist Red Foxes are shooting 27.3 percent from beyond the arc and 74.6 percent from the free throw line. The Marist Red Foxes are allowing 30.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.3 rebounds per game.
The Manhattan Jaspers look for a win to get a game above a .500 record. The Manhattan Jaspers are averaging 75.5 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 79.5 points on 49.6 percent shooting. Anthony Nelson is averaging 23 points and 3.5 rebounds while Elijah Buchanan is averaging 14.5 points and seven rebounds. Jason Douglas-Stanley is the third double-digit scorer and Warren Williams is grabbing four rebounds. The Manhattan Jaspers are shooting 32.7 percent from beyond the arc and 72.9 percent from the free throw line. The Manhattan Jaspers are allowing 46.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 28.5 rebounds per game.
The Red Foxes are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Jaspers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games and 3-9 ATS in their last 12 games overall. The under is 8-3 in Red Foxes last 11 Saturday games. The over is 5-2 in Jaspers last 7 home games.
The Marist Red Foxes have had issues scoring the basketball this season and haven't had a whole lot of success against the number. The Manhattan Jaspers have been rough defensively this season, but they'll have the best player on the floor here and have shown more progress offensively. This should be a tough game to watch, but Manhattan has the edge at home. I'll lay the bucket.