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Manhattan Jaspers vs Niagara Purple Eagles NCAA College Hoops Odds

The college basketball betting odds menu features a clash between Niagara and Manhattan on Saturday, with the host Purple Eagles trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread line.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Niagara sat as 2-point underdogs over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

Manhattan Jaspers vs Niagara Purple Eagles Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Manhattan Jaspers will look to cover the spread vs the Niagara Purple Eagles on Saturday, as the Jaspers are 6-6 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Purple Eagles are 7-5-1 ATS. Manhattan is 6-6 against the total, while Niagara is 6-7 versus the total betting line.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 239-rated Manhattan Jaspers taking on the No. 287-rated Niagara Purple Eagles in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Manhattan is ranked No. 250 in NCAA basketball at 30.64 per game. Contrast that with Niagara's No. 197 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Niagara is the No. 219-ranked team in the country at 5.5 per game, while Manhattan rates No. 80 at 7.71 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Jaspers used a 32-point performance from Shane Richards to help Manhattan smack Canisius 94-86 on Thursday at Koessler Center.

The Purple Eagles got 22 points from Justin Satchell as Niagara ran past Saint Peter's 63-61 on Thursday at Gallagher Center.

Betting Trends
  • Manhattan is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Manhattan is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Manhattan is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Niagara
  • Manhattan is 6-12 SU in its last 18 games when playing Niagara
  • Niagara is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
  • Niagara is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games at home
  • Niagara is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Manhattan
  • Niagara is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games when playing Manhattan

Next Betting Matchups

Manhattan home to Canisius, Friday, January 15th
Niagara at Fairfield, Friday, January 15th