Manhattan Jaspers home to Iona Gaels in NCAA Basketball betting action
Iona Gaels vs Manhattan Jaspers Odds
Iona pays a visit to Manhattan on Friday, hoping to send the Jaspers to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Draddy Gymnasium.
Supporters of the Gaels have watched them go 15-10 and 10-13 ATS on the year, while the Jaspers are at 9-15 and 12-10 ATS. In totals betting, the Jaspers are 6-12, while the Gaels have a 13-6 mark.
Bettors looking to go with the Jaspers in this one found them listed as 2-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Gaels was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Jaspers rated this week at No. 250 and the Gaels sitting at No. 188. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 75-67 result in favor of the Gaels.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Manhattan's No. 287-rated squad against Iona's No. 94-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Manhattan rates No. 210 in the country with 5.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 4 nationally with 9.3 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Iona owns the country's No. 321-rated mark, allowing 77.5 points per game on the highway. Manhattan, on the other hand, rates No. 336 in scoring at home.
Iona was a 78-71 winner in its last match at home against Rider. They failed to cover the 10-point spread as favorites. The Gaels used a 32-point performance from Lamont Jones to help Iona smack Rider 78-71 on Saturday at Hynes Athletics Center.
In their last action, Manhattan was a 62-40 winner on the road against Fairfield. They covered the 9.5-point spread as underdogs. The battle between the Jaspers and Stags didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Fairfield was handed a 62-40 defeat on Tuesday at Webster Bank Arena.
Iona Gaels Trends:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Fairfield are 6-4
After playing Rider are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
Manhattan Jaspers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Niagara are 6-4
After playing Fairfield are 6-4
After a win are 2-8
A few Gaels at Jaspers trends to consider:
Iona is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Manhattan
Iona is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Manhattan's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Manhattan's last 6 games when playing Iona
Manhattan is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Manhattan's last 5 games at home
Iona at Fairfield, Monday, February 18
Manhattan home to Niagara, Sunday, February 17