Manhattan at UMass Free College Basketball Picks & Odds 11/18/2014
by Josh Schonwald - 11/17/2014
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 11:00a ET
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The Manhattan Jaspers will play in their second straight tough road game to open the season when they go up against the Massachusetts Minutemen on Tuesday afternoon.
Manhattan had a hard time making their shots in their game against Florida State on Friday and ended up losing 81-66. They finished that game with just a 28.6 percent field goal percentage and they turned the ball over 21 times.
In that opening loss, Manhattan forward Jermaine Lawrence scored a game-high 17 points, but he was only able to make four of his 16 field goal attempts. Junior forward Ashton Pankey had 14 points and seven rebounds for the Jaspers in that game, but he also turned the ball over six times.
On Sunday, Massachusetts moved to 2-0 on the season when they defeated Boston College 71-62. They didn't make a three-pointer in that win, but they were able to shot 47.6 percent from the field as a team. They also played very good defense in that game, forcing Boston College into committing 18 turnovers.
Through two games, the Minutemen are averaging 83 points per game and they are giving up 74.5 points per game. Senior forward Maxie Esho has averaged 22 points and nine rebounds per game for Massachusetts. Center Cady Lalanne has been just as good by averaging 13 points, 10 rebounds and 5.5 blocks per game.
Manhattan Jaspers Betting Trends
Manhattan Jaspers are 0-1-0 Against the Spread
Manhattan Jaspers are 0-0-0 against the Over/Under
Massachusetts Minutemen Betting Trends
Massachusetts Minutemen are 2-0-0 Against the Spread
Massachusetts Minutemen are 0-0-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
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No injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take UMass
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