Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Jaspers and Blue Devils. The game is starting at 1:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Blue Devils at William H. Detrick Gymnasium in New Britain, CT. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this non-conference contest is set at 137 points, with the Blue Devils being the favored team playing at home against the Jaspers.
MANHATTAN JASPERS VS CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE BLUE DEVILS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Central Connecticut State Blue Devils -4.5
This game will be played at William H. Detrick Gymnasium at 1:00 ET on Sunday, November 19th.
WHY BET THE CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE BLUE DEVILS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Blue Devils.
- Not only will Central Connecticut State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 137 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.
Can Manhattan Stun the Crowd at William H. Detrick Gymnasium?
In today’s game against Central Connecticut State, the Manhattan team, who are 1-1 this season, have won two out of their last three road games, including one from the previous year. In terms of ATS, Manhattan has gone 1-1 thus far in the current year. Over their previous ten games, including those from the previous season, Manhattan holds a 5-4 ATS record.
Up to this point, games involving Manhattan have had an average of 140 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 143.5 points. Their over/under record is 1-1-0. The Jaspers’ last five games have culminated with an average of 64 points per game and an over/under record of 2-2.
The Manhattan offense is coming off a game in which they scored 61 points vs. Kansas. Overall their field goal percentage was 33.8% while connecting on 8 threes. Coming into the game, the Jaspers offense has strugled with their outside shot this season, hitting threes at a rate of just 27%. On average, they get up 22.7 three-point attempts per game and are averaging 10 made free-throws.
At this time, the Jaspers’ defense is positioned 125th in the country, permitting 75.0 points per game. Against Kansas in their most recent game, the Manhattan defense gave up a total of 99 points while allowing Kansas to hit 56% of their shots.
Can the Blue Devils Offense Score Enough at Home?
After two games, Central Connecticut State has a record of 0-2. In their last three games, including last year, Central Connecticut State has a home record of 0-3. Central Connecticut State comes into today’s game with a 0-2 record against the spread. Taking into account their previous three games, including last season, the team has a 1-1 ATS record and an average scoring differential of +15.
Through two games, Central Connecticut State has an over/under record of 1-1-0 with their games averaging a combined 147.5 points per game so far. The Blue Devils have an over/under record of 1-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 86 points per game.
In contrast to their season average of 79.7 points per game, the Central Connecticut State had a below average performance. They scored 70 points against Quinnipiac and had a field goal percentage of 49.2%. Coming into the game, the Blue Devils offense has strugled with their outside shot this season, hitting threes at a rate of just 23%. On average, they get up 21.3 three-point attempts per game and are averaging 11.3 made free-throws.
So far, the Blue Devils’ defense is ranked 60th in the country at 65.7 points per contest. So far, the Central Connecticut State defense is giving up an average of 9.7 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 8.7 times per game (202nd).