NCAA hoops odds preview - Manhattan vs. Fairfield
Manhattan Jaspers vs Fairfield Stags Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Manhattan when they take on the Fairfield Stags on Monday in college hoops betting action.
The Stags sport records of 15-10 and 10-12-2 ATS heading into this battle, while the Jaspers have 8-15 and 11-10 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 8-11 for the Stags and 6-11 for the Jaspers.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Fairfield sat as 8.5-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Stags rated this week at No. 199 and the Jaspers sitting at No. 251. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 65-57 result in favor of the Stags.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Jaspers rank No. 287 in NCAA Division 1 with 32.1 per game. That compares with Fairfield’s No. 250 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Fairfield is college basketball's No. 215-ranked team at 5.8 per game, while the Jaspers rate No. 200 with 5.9 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Manhattan owns the country's No. 100-rated mark, allowing 66.5 points per game on the highway. Fairfield, on the other hand, rates No. 291 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Manhattan, they were a 67-54 winner as they battled Canisius at home. They covered in the match as a 1-point favorite. Manhattan earned a 67-54 victory over Canisius on Thursday, getting 14 points from Donovan Kates at Draddy Gymnasium.
Fairfield was a 61-44 winner in their most recent outing at home against Saint Peter's. They covered the 13-point spread as favorites. Maurice Barrow scored 15 points leading the Stags to a 61-44 victory over Saint Peter's at Webster Bank Arena on Thursday.
Manhattan Jaspers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing Iona are 6-4
After playing Canisius are 4-6
After a win are 2-8
Fairfield Stags Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Siena are 10-0
After playing Saint Peter's are 5-5
After a win are 9-1
A few Jaspers at Stags trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Manhattan's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Manhattan's last 9 games when playing on the road against Fairfield
Manhattan is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Manhattan is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Fairfield
Fairfield is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Fairfield is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Manhattan
Fairfield is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Manhattan
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Fairfield's last 6 games when playing Manhattan
Manhattan home to Iona, Friday, February 15
Fairfield home to Siena, Thursday, February 14