Manhattan Jaspers vs Blackbirds College Hoops Game Preview
Manhattan Jaspers vs Long Island Blackbirds Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Sunday when the Long Island Blackbirds try to run the Manhattan Jaspers off the court at Wellness Center in college hoops action.
This season, the Blackbirds are 4-4 overall and 0-0 ATS ATS, while the Jaspers are 3-5 and 4-4 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Long Island boasts a 0-0 on the OU, and Manhattan is 2-2.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Blackbirds - Jaspers odds would favor the Jaspers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Long Island is rated No. 305 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Manhattan is at No. 301. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 71-65 win for the Blackbirds.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Long Island's No. 237-rated squad against Manhattan's No. 247-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Long Island rates No. 128 in the country with 6.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 230 nationally with 5.5 per match.
Defensively, Manhattan features the nation's No. 139-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.5 points per game. Long Island, meanwhile, comes in at No. 121 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Manhattan, they were a 75-55 winner as they battled Siena at home. They covered in the match as an 8.5-point favorite. The Jaspers blew out Siena on Sunday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 75-55 win at Draddy Gymnasium.
Long Island was a 97-70 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Rice. The Blackbirds blew out Rice on Wednesday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 97-70 win at Autry Court.
Manhattan Jaspers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
After playing Siena are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few Jaspers at Blackbirds trends to consider:
Manhattan is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Manhattan is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Manhattan home to South Carolina, Saturday, December 22
Long Island at Saint Peter's, Wednesday, December 19