Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Seahawks versus the Jaspers? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Draddy Gymnasium in Riverdale, NY. The odds for this non-conference game currently have the Jaspers as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 128 points.
WAGNER SEAHAWKS VS MANHATTAN JASPERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Manhattan Jaspers -2.5
This game will be played at Draddy Gymnasium at 7:00 ET on Saturday, December 30th.
WHY BET THE MANHATTAN JASPERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-67 in favor of the Jaspers.
- Not only will Manhattan pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 128 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.
Can The Seahawks Secure a Win at Riverdale?
After playing 11 games, Wagner currently has a record of 5-6. In their previous ten road games, which includes last year, Wagner went 3-7. Wagner’s ATS performance is currently sitting below .500 at 3-6. In their last ten games this season, Wagner has gone 1-3 vs. the spread.
Looking at their over/under performance through 11 games, Wagner has an over/under record of 3-6-0, with their games averaging 124 points per game on average. The Seahawks have an over/under record of 1-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 130 points per game.
Compared to their season average of 63.4 points per game, Wagner struggled in their previous game. Against Fairfield, the Seahawks scored 51 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 29.6%. The team’s top scorer is Melvin Council Jr., who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 14.1, while Zaire Williams also maintains a PPG average of 9.3 leading up to the game.
In the current season, the Wagner defense has excelled, sitting 27th in the nation by allowing 63.4 points per game. Wagner will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Fairfield to just 40% shooting in their most recent game.
Is It the Jaspers Game to Lose at Home?
Today’s game against Wagner will be played at Manhattan, who has a 4-6 record this season. In their previous five home games, including one from last year, Manhattan has gone 2-3. As Manhattan enters today’s game, their ATS record stands at 5-4. This includes a 4-3 mark vs. the spread on the road and a 1-1 record at home.
Through 10 games, Manhattan has an over/under record of 5-4-0 with their games averaging a combined 142.7 points per game so far. When analyzing the Jaspers’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 144 points per game and an over/under record of 3-2.
The Manhattan offense is coming off a game where they scored 71 points against Monmouth. They posted a field goal percentage of 36.2% and connected on 13 threes. Shaquil Bender is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 12.1. Meanwhile, Seydou Traore also brings a PPG average of 11 into the game.
Coming into the game, Manhattan will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 76.8 points per game (235th). So far, the Manhattan defense is giving up an average of 10.4 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.7 times per game (590th).