Manhattan vs Iona Prediction College Basketball Picks 3/12/24

Iona (15-16) vs Manhattan (7-22)

Game Info: Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at 7:30 pm (Boardwalk Hall)

Betting Odds: Iona -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds

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In this article, we will formulate a Manhattan vs Iona betting prediction for this college basketball showdown on Tuesday, March 12th at the Entertainment and Sports Arena. We will take a look at: 

- The Manhattan Jaspers recent form and recent player performance

- The Iona Gaels recent form and recent player performance

- A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for today’s game between Manhattan vs Iona.

Manhattan Has Lost Two of Three

Manhattan is really struggling heading into this game and they have lost two games in a row. In the last game against Canisius, Manhattan scored 70 points but the defense gave up 73 points. Seydou Traore had a strong game putting up 19 points, six rebounds, and one assist. Manhattan is averaging 66.5 points while their defense is giving up 76.4 points per game.  Shaquil Bender has been the top player for the Jaspers averaging 13.8 points while shooting 38.55 percent from the field. 

Iona Coming off a Win

Iona faced off against Siena, and the defense gave up only 54 points and they ended up losing by 14 points. At halftime they were up 32-26 and they didn’t look back. Idan Tretout had a strong game putting up 19 points. Iona is having a strong season averaging 72 points while their defense is giving up 71.1 points per game. Guard Greg Gordon has been the top player averaging 16 points while shooting 54.8 percent from the field and 32.6 percent from behind the three point line. 

Manhattan vs Iona Betting Prediction 

Iona is going to have few issues getting the job done in this game. Manhattan is giving up 76.4 points per game and they are going to really struggle to defend in this game. Iona is going to have no issue running up the score, and Manhattan won’t be keeping up. This game is going to be getting out of hand early. This is game where Iona could score at least 85 points. Back Iona against the spread. 

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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