Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Jaspers versus the Bobcats? Tip off is at at 2:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at M&T Bank Arena in Hamden, CT. The odds for this Metro Atlantic Athletic conference game currently have the Bobcats as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 151 points.

MANHATTAN JASPERS VS QUINNIPIAC BOBCATS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Manhattan Jaspers +10

This game will be played at M&T Bank Arena at 2:00 ET on Sunday, January 7th.

WHY BET THE MANHATTAN JASPERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Bobcats.
  • Even though we have Quinnipiac winning straight-up, we like Manhattan at +10.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 151 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Do the Jaspers Stand a Chance in Hamden?

Manhattan comes into today's game as the underdog, and for good reason. They have lost five straight games and are just 4-8 overall this season. On the road, the Jaspers are 2-5 and have an average scoring margin of -16.3 points per game.

In their last game, Manhattan lost to Niagara by a score of 81-67. Over their last 10 road games, the Jaspers are just 5-5.

Manhattan's ATS record this season is 5-6 and they are 4-3 vs. the spread on the road. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Jaspers are 6-4 vs. the spread.

Manhattan's over/under record for the season is 6-5 and today's over/under line of 151 is higher than the average over/under line in their games so far (138.2). This year, 10 of their games have finished with less points than today's line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 139 points.

The Manhattan offense is coming off a game in which they scored 67 points vs. Niagara. Overall their field goal percentage was 44.6% while connecting on 7 threes. On offense, Manhattan has been struggling with their efficiency, coming into today's game with a field goal percentgage of 39%. So far, they are 362nd in free-throws made on a free throw shooting percentage of 69%.

Coming into today's game, the Manhattan defense is giving up an average of 76.4 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Niagara, the Purple Eagles finished with a field goal percentage of 44% and a total of 81 points vs. Manhattan.

Do the Bobcats Stand a Chance at Home?

Quinnipiac comes into today's matchup as the favorite, favored by 10 points. So far this season, the Bobcats have gone 5-1 at home and have an average scoring margin of +3.0 points per game at home.

In their last game, Quinnipiac took on Rider and came away with the 88-84 victory. Over their last 10 games at home, the Bobcats have gone 7-3.

As the favorite this season, Quinnipiac has gone 4-4 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Bobcats are 5-5. At home, Quinnipiac has an ATS mark of just 2-4 this year and their ATS record at home over their last 10 games is 2-7. In their last three home games, the Bobcats are 1-2 vs. the spread.

On the season, the over/under record for Quinnipiac games is 5-8 and today's line of 151 is higher than the average OU line in their games (148.1). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 159 points.

Quinnipiac's offense had a good outing, putting up 88 points against Rider. They achieved a 43.5% field goal percentage and went 18/22 from the free-throw line. Matt Balanc is leading the team in scoring at 19.1 points per contest. Amarri Tice has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 11.2 going into the game.

Quinnipiac's defense is currently in line with the NCAA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 73.5 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Quinnipiac's defense has allowed opponents to shoot 40.9% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 32.3% this season.