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Loyola Greyhounds vs Manhattan Jaspers Odds
Manhattan looks to cover the Jaspers-Greyhounds pointspread on Friday and improve its overall 5-13 mark when they host Loyola in college basketball wagering action.
Supporters of the Greyhounds have watched them go 14-6 and 9-5 ATS on the year, while the Jaspers are at 5-13 and 9-7 ATS. In totals betting, the Jaspers are 5-7, while the Greyhounds have a 5-3-1 mark.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Manhattan sat as 1-point underdogs over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 292 (Jaspers) and the No. 109 (Greyhounds) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 67-56 result in favor of the Greyhounds has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Greyhounds rank No. 138 in NCAA Division 1 with 36 per game. That compares with Manhattan’s No. 293 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Manhattan is college basketball's No. 201-ranked team at 5.9 per game, while the Greyhounds rate No. 335 with 3.8 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Loyola owns the country's No. 59-rated mark, allowing 64 points per game on the highway. Manhattan, on the other hand, rates No. 326 in scoring at home.
Loyola was a 65-60 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Fairfield. They covered the 5-point spread as underdogs. Loyola got 21 points from Dylon Cormier en route to a 65-60 victory over Fairfield on Monday at Webster Bank Arena.
Manhattan was a 64-60 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Niagara. They covered the 8.5-point spread as underdogs. Mohamed Koita scored 13 points in a futile effort to lead the Jaspers to a win (they lost 64-60 to Niagara at Gallagher Center on Saturday).
Loyola Greyhounds Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Iona are 4-6
After playing Fairfield are 1-9
After a win are 7-3
Manhattan Jaspers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Rider are 2-8
After playing Niagara are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few Greyhounds at Jaspers trends to consider:
Loyola is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Manhattan
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Loyola's last 5 games when playing on the road against Manhattan
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Manhattan's last 5 games when playing at home against Loyola
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Manhattan's last 6 games
Manhattan is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Manhattan is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Loyola
Loyola home to Iona, Sunday, January 27
Manhattan at Rider, Sunday, January 27