The Rhode Island Rams (4-2) will be at home in the Thomas M. Ryan Center when they meet the Manhattan Jaspers (3-1). Action gets underway at 4 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 27, 2019.
Manhattan Jaspers vs. Rhode Island Rams Odds Preview
The Jaspers were victorious over the Elon Phoenix in their last game, 69-64. With 10 points and seven rebounds, Manhattan’s Tykei Greene played well. Manhattan played a nearly flawless game. They had a turnover percentage of 13.4 (better than their season average of 16.3) and a free throw rate of 0.489 (above their season average of 0.276). Elon put up marks of 23.6 and 0.333, respectively, for those same stats.
In the Rams’ previous matchup, they were defeated by the LSU Tigers, 96-83. Fatts Russell led Rhode Island in scoring with 26 points on 8-for-16 shooting. LSU out-rebounded Rhode Island. The Tigers had 12 offensive rebounds and 41 total rebounds, while the Rams had seven and 28, respectively.
From an effective field goal percentage perspective, Rhode Island should have a noteworthy advantage. Dating back to last season, the Rams defense ranks 99th in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.486), while the Manhattan offense ranks 326th in effective field goal percentage (0.470).
Manhattan Jaspers vs. Rhode Island Rams Free Prediction
Prediction: SU Winner – Rhode Island, ATS Winner – Manhattan, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
The Rams average 7.3 steals per game, which ranks 67th in the country. The Jaspers rank 124th in steals allowed per game (6.0).
Rhode Island ranks 225th in assists per game (12.3) while Manhattan ranks 267th (11.4).
Rhode Island ranks 118th in rebounds per game (36.5) while Manhattan ranks 308th (31.5).
The Rams rank 107th in blocks per game (3.7) while the Jaspers rank 232nd (2.5).
Manhattan ranks 39th in three pointers allowed per game (19.6) while Rhode Island ranks 121st (21.5).