Quinnipiac vs. Manhattan - 2/9/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Manhattan Jaspers (10-10) at Quinnipiac Bobcats (11-10)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 2:00 pm (People's United Center)
The Line: Quinnipiac Bobcats -3.5 -- Over/Under: 130
The Manhattan Jaspers and Quinnipiac Bobcats meet Sunday in college basketball action at the People's United Center.
The Manhattan Jaspers need a win after splitting their last 12 games. The Manhattan Jaspers are averaging 54.3 points on 39.7 percent shooting and allowing 64 points on 39.6 percent shooting. Tykei Greene is averaging 10.1 points and 5.1 rebounds while Pauly Paulicap is averaging 9.8 points and 6.5 rebounds. Samir Stewart is dishing 3.2 assists and Ethan Lasko is grabbing one rebound. The Manhattan Jaspers are shooting 32.1 percent from beyond the arc and 63 percent from the free throw line. The Manhattan Jaspers are allowing 34.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33 rebounds per game. The Manhattan Jaspers have lost three straight road games.
The Quinnipiac Bobcats need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Quinnipiac Bobcats are averaging 70 points on 41.8 percent shooting and allowing 70.4 points on 42.1 percent shooting. Rich Kelly is averaging 16.7 points and 2.5 rebounds while Tyrese Williams is averaging 10.1 points and 2.1 assists. Jacob Rigoni is grabbing three rebounds and Kevin Marfo is dishing 1.3 assists. The Quinnipiac Bobcats are shooting 35.8 percent from beyond the arc and 77.3 percent from the free throw line. The Quinnipiac Bobcats are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.6 rebounds per game. The Quinnipiac Bobcats have won four of their last six home games.
The Jaspers are 12-5 ATS in their last 17 games following a straight up win. The Bobcats are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games following a ATS loss, 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The over is 4-1 in Jaspers last 5 road games. The under is 5-2 in Bobcats last 7 home games. The favorite is 6-2-1 ATS in the last 9 meetings.
The Manhattan Jaspers have been inconsistent all season long and lose on the road this season by an average of 5.8 points while shooting just 39.2 percent from the field. The Quinnipiac Bobcats have covered seven of their 10 home games where they win by an average of 3.4 points and allow 40.7 percent shooting from the field. Manhattan has had the upper hand over Quinnipiac these last few years, but this feels like a spot where the Bobcats should get the job done.