MAAC Tournament - Manhattan Jaspers host Fairfield Stags in college basketball action
Fairfield Stags vs Manhattan Jaspers Odds
Manhattan looks to cover the Jaspers-Stags pointspread on Sunday and improve its overall 13-17 mark when they host Fairfield in college basketball wagering action.
This is a conference playoff game in the MAAC Tournament. MassMutual Center is the location for this game, which makes it a neutral-site matchup.
The Jaspers sport records of 13-17 and 17-11 ATS heading into this battle, while the Stags have 19-14 and 11-19-2 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 9-15 for the Jaspers and 10-17 for the Stags.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 212 (Jaspers) and the No. 191 (Stags) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 62-57 result in favor of the Stags has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Manhattan has the nation's No. 335-rated offensive output, at 58.3 PPG. The visiting Stags defense ranks No. 23 allowing on average 58.7 PPG. The Jaspers FG% has averaged 40.8% so far, less than the Stags marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.4% per game.
Defensively, Fairfield features the nation's No. 16-rated defense on the road, allowing 59.9 points per game. Manhattan, meanwhile, comes in at No. 339 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Fairfield, they were a 43-42 winner as they battled Rider on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 2-point favorite. Fairfield got 19 points from Derek Needham en route to a 43-42 victory over Rider on Saturday at MassMutual Center.
Manhattan was a 55-52 winner in its last match on the road against Loyola. They covered the 3-point spread as underdogs. Rhamel Brown scored 12 points leading the Jaspers to a 55-52 victory over Loyola at MassMutual Center on Saturday.