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Manhattan Jaspers visit Buffalo Bulls in NCAA Basketball wagering battle

Manhattan JaspersBuffalo Bulls
Feb 23, 2:00 PM | Alumni Arena

Manhattan Jaspers vs Buffalo Bulls Odds

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The Buffalo Bulls hope to be lousy hosts on Saturday as the Manhattan Jaspers pay a visit to Alumni Arena on the college basketball betting menu.

The Jaspers will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 13-11 ATS against the number this season, while the Bulls are 9-15 ATS. Manhattan is 7-13 on the totals; Buffalo is 10-9-1.

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Betting Line:
Buffalo opened as 5-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 168 (Bulls) and the No. 213 (Jaspers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 62-60 result in favor of the Bulls has been projected by the scores prediction engine.


How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Buffalo's No. 233 nationally ranked offense (65.3 points per game) against a Jaspers defense that sits as the No. 65 at 61.7 PPG. The Bulls have been averaging 43.9% from the field, more than the Jaspers have managed so far this season (41.4% on average).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Manhattan owns the country's No. 70-rated mark, allowing 64.7 points per game on the highway. Buffalo, on the other hand, rates No. 248 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Manhattan, they were a 60-56 loser as they battled Niagara at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 1.5-point favorite. Donovan Kates scored 14 points in a futile effort to lead the Jaspers to a win (they lost 60-56 to Niagara at Draddy Gymnasium on Sunday).

In their last action, Buffalo was a 79-71 winner on the road against Miami (Ohio). They covered the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. The Bulls used a 31-point performance from Tony Watson II to help Buffalo smack Miami (Ohio) 79-71 on Saturday at Millett Hall.

Manhattan Jaspers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Fairfield are 5-5
After playing Niagara are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

Buffalo Bulls Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Kent State are 9-1
After playing Miami (Ohio) are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

A few Jaspers at Bulls trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Manhattan's last 5 games on the road
Manhattan is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games on the road
Buffalo is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Buffalo is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Buffalo is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Manhattan home to Fairfield, Friday, March 1
Buffalo at Kent State, Wednesday, February 27