Manhattan Jaspers visit Buffalo Bulls in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Manhattan Jaspers vs Buffalo Bulls Odds
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.
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
Manhattan home to Fairfield, Friday, March 1
Buffalo at Kent State, Wednesday, February 27