Manhattan favored by 4 against Fordham on Thursday

Manhattan JaspersFordham Rams
Nov 29, 7:30 PM | Rose Hill Gym

Manhattan Jaspers vs Fordham Rams Odds

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The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Fordham and Manhattan on Thursday, with the host Rams trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

Fordham battles the Jaspers, currently sitting with a 1-3 mark (2-2 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 1-0 for the Rams and 0-0 for the Jaspers.

View Manhattan vs Fordham Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Rams installed as 4-point underdogs in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Rams, most recently No. 339 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Jaspers, who rate No. 277 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 55-52 victory for the Rams.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Jaspers is ranked No. 294 in NCAA hoops at 31.5 per game. Contrast that with Fordham’s No. 297 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Fordham is the No. 96-ranked team in the country at 7 per game, while Manhattan rates No. 203 at 5.8 per game.

Defensively, Manhattan features the nation's No. 244-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.7 points per game. Fordham, meanwhile, comes in at No. 320 nationally in scoring at home.

Manhattan lost its last outing, a 66-58 result against Dayton on November 24. They covered in that game as a 10-point underdog. Manhattan suffered a 66-58 loss against Dayton on Saturday, getting 19 points from George Beamon in a losing effort at Dayton Arena.

Fordham was a 74-71 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Fairfield. They covered the 10.5-point spread as underdogs. Fordham suffered a 74-71 loss against Fairfield on Tuesday, getting 22 points from Branden Frazier in a losing effort at Stabler Arena.

Manhattan Jaspers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing George Washington are 0-1
After a loss are 6-4

Fordham Rams Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing Harvard are 2-0
After playing Fairfield are 6-4
After a loss are 2-8

A few Jaspers at Rams trends to consider:
Manhattan is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Fordham
Manhattan is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Manhattan is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Fordham is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Fordham is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
Fordham is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing Manhattan
Fordham is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Manhattan

Next up:
Manhattan at George Washington, Sunday, December 2
Fordham at Harvard, Saturday, December 1

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