Fairfield Stags vs. Manhattan Jaspers - 1/10/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds & Prediction
Manhattan Jaspers at Fairfield Stags
Friday, January 10, 2020 at 7:00 PM (Alumni Hall )
FAIR -2, O/U 113.5
The Manhattan Jaspers travel to Fairfield, Connecticut on Friday for a game against the Fairfield Stags in a matchup of teams from the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. In their last game, Manhattan defeated Niagara by the score of 67-62. Tykei Greene led the Jaspers in points in the game with 21 while shooting 5 of 13 from the field and 8 of 10 from the free throw line. The leading rebounder in the game for the Jaspers was Pauly Paulicap who pulled in 7 rebounds on the night, including 3 offensively. Nehemiah Mack led the Jaspers in assists on the night with 5 while playing a total of 27 minutes against Niagara.
After the win against Niagara, Manhattan is now 6-5 on the season and 2-0 in conference play. Tykei Greene has been the leading scorer for the Jaspers this season as he has averaged 12.1 points per game. Greene is also the leading in rebounds for Manhattan as he has averaged 6.4 per game, including 2.3 offensively. Samir Stewart is the leader in assists for the Jaspers this season as he has averaged 3 per game.
The Fairfield Stags welcome the Manhattan Jaspers to town on Friday night after losing their last game to Marist by the score of 70-58. Vincent Eze led the Stags in points in the game with 13 while shooting 4 of 9 from the field and 5 of 9 from the free throw line. Eze also led Fairfield in rebounds on the night with 6, all of them coming defensively. Taj Benning was the leader in assists on the night for the Stags as he recorded 6 while playing a total of 34 minutes in the game.
With the loss to Marist, Fairfield is now 5-9 on the season and 1-2 in conference play. Landon Taliaferro has been the leading scorer for Fairfield this season as he has averaged 13.8 points per game. Vincent Eze has been the leading rebounder for the Stags on the season as he has pulled in 5.9 rebounds per game, including 1.8 offensively per game. The assists leader for Fairfield this season is Taj Benning who has averaged 3 assists per game.
The Manhattan Japers have scored an average of 61.8 points per game on the season while allowing 63.7 points per game. The Fairfield Stags have scored 60.5 points per game on the year while allowing 64 points per game. In their last 5 games, both teams are 3-2 as the Jaspers have won 2 games in a row. Manhattan is 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games against Fairfield. Fairfield is 10-4 against the spread in their last 14 games. The total has gone under in 5 of Fairfield's last 6 games against Manhattan. I am going with the Jaspers in this one as they have been playing better as of late and have won 2 of the last 3 meetings against the Stags, winning by the average score of 59.33 to 58. Manhattan wins 58-56 and beats the spread.