Looking to win big? The Jaspers and Peacocks face off at 2:00 ET on ESPN+. The Peacocks are hosting the game at Yanitelli Center in Jersey City, NJ. The over/under for this game is set at 131.5 points, and Saint Peter’s is favored by -11.5 vs. Manhattan in a Metro Atlantic Athletic conference matchup.

MANHATTAN JASPERS VS SAINT PETER’S PEACOCKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Manhattan Jaspers +11.5

This game will be played at Yanitelli Center at 2:00 ET on Sunday, March 3rd.

WHY BET THE MANHATTAN JASPERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Peacocks.
  • Even though we have Saint Peter’s winning straight-up, we like Manhattan at +11.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 131.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Will the Jaspers Find a Way to Win on the Road?

The Manhattan Jaspers will be looking to build off their 70-68 win over Siena when they take on the Saint Peter’s Peacocks. So far this season, Manhattan has a record of 6-20 and a record of 3-14 in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.

As the underdog, the Jaspers have gone 4-17 this season. On the road, they have a record of 4-11, and their average scoring differential is -11.4 points per game.

Manhattan has an overall ATS record of 12-13 this season, including an 8-7 mark vs. the spread on the road. As the underdog, the Jaspers have gone 12-9 vs. the spread this year. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Manhattan has an ATS record of 7-3.

So far this season, the over/under record in Manhattan games is 13-12. Today’s over/under line of 131.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games this year (140.7). Currently, the average scoring total in Manhattan’s last three games is 136 points, which is higher than today’s OU line. Over their last 10 games, the over/under record is 5-5.

In their previous game, the Jaspers’ offense finished with 70 points, which is right in line with their current average of 66.3 points per contest. Perry Cowan led the scoring for the Jaspers, contributing 19 points. Additionally, Dejuan Clayton chipped in with 13 points.

As they prepare for the upcoming game, Manhattan is focused on shoring up their defense, as they are currently allowing an average of 76.7 points per game (281st). The Manhattan defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 68 points and allowed Siena to connect on 5 threes.

Will Saint Peter’s Secure A Victory as Home Favorites?

At home this season, Saint Peter’s has gone 6-4, and over their last ten games at home, they are 7-3. They are currently on a four-game winning streak and, in their last game, they beat Marist by a score of 69-60. So far, they have been favored in 12 of their 26 games, going 9-3 in those matchups.

For the season, Saint Peter’s has a record of 15-11, and in conference play, they are 11-6. They have gone 8-7 on the road compared to their 6-4 mark at home. As the favorite, they have gone 9-3, and they are 5-8 as the underdog.

As the favorite, Saint Peter’s has gone 8-4 vs. the spread this season. Their ATS mark at home is 6-4, and they are 3-0 ATS in their last three home games. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Peacocks are 7-3 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Saint Peter’s games is 11-14. So far, the average scoring total in their games is 128 points. Today’s over/under line of 131.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (130). This year, 13 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s over/under line. In their last three games, their over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 125 points.

In their recent game, the Peacocks’ offense concluded with 69 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 65.1 points per contest. Coming into the game, the Peacocks offense has strugled with their outside shot this season, hitting threes at a rate of just 31%. On average, they get up 18.6 three-point attempts per game and are averaging 15.5 made free-throws.

So far this season, the Saint Peter’s defense has been performing well, ranking 14th in the country at 63.5 points allowed per contest. In today’s game vs. Manhattan, the Saint Peter’s defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Saint Peter’s made 23 free-throws vs. the Peacocks.