Planning on watching today’s Bobcats and Jaspers game? Catch the action at Draddy Gymnasium in Riverdale, NY, as the Jaspers hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. Quinnipiac is favored by -6.5 in this Metro Atlantic Athletic conference matchup the against Manhattan. The over/under for the game is set at 150.5 points.
QUINNIPIAC BOBCATS VS MANHATTAN JASPERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Manhattan Jaspers +6.5
This game will be played at Draddy Gymnasium at 7:00 ET on Friday, February 2nd.
WHY BET THE MANHATTAN JASPERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Jaspers.
- Not only will Manhattan pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +6.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 150.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.
Will Quinnipiac Make it Happen on the Road?
Quinnipiac has been dominant at home this season, going 8-1 with an average scoring margin of +5.9 points per game. They have won four straight at home and are 12-0 when favored this season. The Bobcats are coming off a narrow 66-64 win over Fairfield, and they have won seven straight games overall.
On the road, Quinnipiac is 7-3 this season, with an average scoring margin of +1.3 points per game. Over their last 10 road games, the Bobcats are 7-3, and they have won three straight on the road.
Quinnipiac has been solid against the spread this season, going 12-7. In their 20 games, they have been favored in 12 and have gone 8-4 vs. the spread when favored. On the road, the Bobcats have an ATS mark of 7-3 and have gone 3-0 vs. the spread in their last 3 road games.
So far this season, the over/under record for Quinnipiac games is 7-12. Currently, the average scoring total in their games sits at 148.8 points compared to an average over/under line of 148.6. Today’s line of 150.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 150 points.
The Quinnipiac offense is coming off a game where they scored 66 points against Fairfield. They posted a field goal percentage of 47.2% and connected on 6 threes. One area that the Quinnipiac offense has been good this season is getting to the line. Currently, they are 139th in free-throw attempts per contest. Overall, they have a field goal percentage of 44%.
Coming into today’s game, the Quinnipiac defense is giving up an average of 71.4 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.0 threes per game vs. Manhattan. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 30.6%.
Is an Upset Waiting to Happen at Home?
Manhattan is coming off an 82-70 loss to Canisius and has lost 10 games in a row. They are 5-13 overall and 1-7 in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play. At home, the Jaspers are 1-5 this season and have lost five straight.
So far, Manhattan has been the underdog in 14 of their 18 games, going 3-11 in those contests. For the season, they have been outscored by an average of 8.3 points per game at home.
Manhattan has an ATS record of 6-10 this season and they are 2-4 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 3 home games, the Jaspers are just 1-2 vs. the spread and they are 2-7 ATS at home this season.
Manhattan’s over/under record for the year is 9-7 and today’s over/under line of 150.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this year (139.5). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 156 points and their over/under record over their last 10 games is 6-4.
In their recent game, the Jaspers’ offense concluded with 70 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 66.6 points per contest. Seydou Traore led the scoring for the Jaspers, contributing 17 points. Additionally, Shaquil Bender chipped in with 11 points.
Currently, the Jaspers’ defense holds the 273rd rank in the nation, allowing 77.1 points per game. Against Canisius in their most recent game, the Manhattan defense gave up a total of 82 points while allowing Canisius to hit 53% of their shots.