Manhattan Jaspers vs South Carolina Gamecocks Preview
South Carolina Gamecocks vs Manhattan Jaspers Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Manhattan Jaspers try to run the South Carolina Gamecocks off the court at Barclays Center in college hoops action.
This game is being played at a neutral-site court (Barclays Center).
The Gamecocks will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 4-4 ATS against the number this season, while the Jaspers are 4-4 ATS. South Carolina is 2-2 on the totals; Manhattan is 2-2.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Jaspers, most recently No. 303 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Gamecocks, who rate No. 196 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 71-59 victory for the Gamecocks.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Gamecocks rank No. 68 in NCAA Division 1 with 38.7 per game. That compares with Manhattan’s No. 278 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Manhattan is college basketball's No. 248-ranked team at 5.3 per game, while the Gamecocks rate No. 155 with 6.3 per game.
Defensively, South Carolina features the nation's No. 257-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.5 points per game. Manhattan, meanwhile, comes in at No. 208 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, South Carolina was a 74-69 winner at home against Appalachian State. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as favorites. Lakeem Jackson scored 16 points leading the Gamecocks to a 74-69 victory over Appalachian State at Colonial Life Arena on Wednesday.
In their last action, Manhattan was a 75-48 loser on the road against Long Island. The Jaspers were hammered by Long Island on Sunday, losing by a 75-48 final at Wellness Center in college basketball betting action.
South Carolina Gamecocks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Presbyterian are 2-0
After playing Appalachian State are 1-2
After a win are 5-5
Manhattan Jaspers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Columbia are 0-1
After playing Long Island are 1-4
After a loss are 6-4
A few Gamecocks at Jaspers trends to consider:
Manhattan is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
South Carolina home to Presbyterian, Saturday, December 29
Manhattan at Columbia, Saturday, December 29