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Niagara Purple Eagles Visit Manhattan Jaspers in NCAA Basketball Betting Battle

The Manhattan Jaspers will look to improve on a 5-11 record on Tuesday when they host the Niagara Purple Eagles in NCAA basketball betting odds action at Draddy Gymnasium.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Manhattan Jaspers in this one found them listed as -4-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Purple Eagles was expected to move the line.

Niagara Purple Eagles vs Manhattan Jaspers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Manhattan Jaspers are 5-11 so far on the season, and 6-8 ATS vs the number. The Niagara Purple Eagles, meanwhile, are 5-11 and 7-8 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Manhattan go 9-5 and the Niagara Purple Eagles go 9-6 on betting totals.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 201-rated Niagara Purple Eagles taking on the No. 169-rated Manhattan Jaspers in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Manhattan's No. 165 nationally ranked offense (73.31 points per game) against a Niagara Purple Eagles defense that sits as the No. 235 at 78.19 PPG. The Manhattan Jaspers have been averaging 42.27% from the field, more than the Purple Eagles have managed so far this season (41.85% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Purple Eagles endured a 89-78 loss at the hands of the Broncs on Sunday, despite a 22-point effort from Matt Scott at Alumni Gymnasium.

Zavier Turner scored 23 points in a futile effort to lead the Jaspers to a win (they lost 81-72 to Quinnipiac at TD Bank Sports Center on Saturday).

Betting Trends
  • Niagara is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games
  • Niagara is 2-15 SU in its last 17 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of Niagara's last 17 games on the road
  • Niagara is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Manhattan
  • Manhattan is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • Manhattan is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Niagara
  • Manhattan is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Niagara
  • Manhattan is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games when playing Niagara

Next Betting Matchups

Niagara home to Monmouth, Saturday, January 14th
Manhattan at Rider, Friday, January 13th