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Quinnipiac vs Manhattan Pick & Preview: Sunday, January 1st Betting Odds

Bobcats vs Jaspers Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Quinnipiac Bobcats at Manhattan Jaspers
  • Where: Riverdale at Draddy Gymnasium
  • Date: Sunday, January 1st
  • Betting Odds: Quinnipiac -4.5, QUIN -206 | MANH +165 O/U 145.0

Bobcats Preview:

Through 14 games, the Quinnipiac Bobcats have an overall record of 9-5. On the road, the Bobcats will be playing their 7th game of the season, having gone 5-2. This season, Quinnipiac has been favored to win in 8 games, sitting with a mark of 5-3. For today’s contest, Quinnipiac have a betting line set -4.5 points in their favor.

Quinnipiac’s leading scorer this season is Ike Nweke who is averaging 11.79 points per contest. So far, Nweke has accounted for 16.22% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 6.71 rebounds per game and 0.79 assists. Matt Balanc is the second leading scorer for the Bobcats, averaging 10.5 points per game. Between him and Balanc, they are accounting for 30.7% of the team’s scoring.

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Offensive production has been hard to come by for Quinnipiac this season, as they are currently ranked 178th in college basketball at 71.8 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that that have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Bobcats’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 34.5%, placing them 216th in the NCAA.

Jaspers Preview:

Through 12 games, the Manhattan Jaspers have an overall record of 4-8. Currently, the Jaspers have been the home team 5 times, sitting with a record of 2-3. So far, the Jaspers have been the underdog 9 times, going 3-6 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +4.5 underdogs on the spread.

Manhattan’s leading scorer this season is Anthony Nelson who is averaging 14.25 points per contest. So far, Nelson has accounted for 20.36% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 3.58 rebounds per game and 3.75 assists. Samir Stewart is the second leading scorer for the Jaspers, averaging 16.12 points per game. Between him and Stewart, they are accounting for 35.7% of the team’s scoring.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Manhattan this season, as they are currently ranked 210th in college basketball at 70.9 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that that have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Jaspers’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 30.7%, placing them 438th in the NCAA.

Free Spread Prediction: Quinnipiac Bobcats -4.5

According to our key indicators, the best bet for today’s matchup between the Manhattan Jaspers and Quinnipiac Bobcats is to get money down on the Quinnipiac to win an cover as -4.5 point favorites. Even though the team has not been great vs the spread as the road team, we see them putting together a strong game from behind the arc, as they are one of the NCAA’s best 3-point shooting units at 8.9 made 3’s per game. When it comes time to getting your bets down, we like the Quinnipiac Bobcats at -4.5.

 


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