NCAA hoops odds preview - Saint Peter's vs. Manhattan
Saint Peter's Peacocks vs Manhattan Jaspers Odds
Saint Peter's travels to Manhattan on Sunday, hoping to boost its 7-14 record with a victory over the Jaspers.
The Peacocks will try to spoil to the party on Sunday; they are 4-10-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Jaspers are 10-9 ATS. Saint Peter's is 7-4-1 on the totals; Manhattan is 6-9.
Bettors looking to go with the Jaspers in this one found them listed as 8.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Peacocks was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Jaspers, most recently No. 267 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Peacocks, who rate No. 313 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 57-56 victory for the Jaspers.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Manhattan's No. 284-rated squad against Saint Peter's's No. 291-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Manhattan rates No. 185 in the country with 6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 291 nationally with 4.9 per match.
Defensively, Saint Peter's features the nation's No. 139-rated defense on the road, allowing 68 points per game. Manhattan, meanwhile, comes in at No. 336 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Saint Peter's was a 70-68 winner at home against Marist. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as favorites. Saint Peter's got 26 points from Desi Washington en route to a 70-68 victory over Marist on Thursday at Yanitelli Center.
Manhattan lost its last outing, a 66-63 result against Siena on February 1. They failed to cover in that game as a 4-point favorite. Manhattan got 16 points from Michael Alvarado but lost anyway, 66-63, to Siena on Friday at Times Union Center.
Saint Peter's Peacocks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Fairfield are 6-4
After playing Marist are 3-7
After a win are 2-8
Manhattan Jaspers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Canisius are 4-6
After playing Siena are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
A few Peacocks at Jaspers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Saint Peter's last 7 games when playing on the road against Manhattan
Saint Peter's is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Saint Peter's is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Manhattan
Manhattan is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Saint Peter's
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Manhattan's last 7 games when playing at home against Saint Peter's
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Manhattan's last 6 games
Manhattan is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games when playing Saint Peter's
Saint Peter's at Fairfield, Thursday, February 7
Manhattan home to Canisius, Thursday, February 7