Manhattan at Connecticut College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/15/2018
Saturday, December 15, 2018
Harry A. Gampel Pavilion
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The Manhattan Jaspers travel to Harry A. Gampel Pavilion to play the Connecticut Huskies on Saturday, December 15, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Connecticut as 20 point favorites.
Manhattan comes into this game with an overall record of 2-7. They currently have a point differential of -9.1 as they are averaging 53.4 points per game while giving up 62.6 per contest. Connecticut has an overall record of 7-3. They are averaging 84.1 points per game and surrendering 73.6, good for a point differential of 10.5.
Valuable Manhattan Jaspers Betting Trends
The Manhattan Jaspers are 4-5-0 against the spread
The Manhattan Jaspers are 1-8-0 against the over/under
Important Connecticut Huskies Betting Trends
The Connecticut Huskies are 6-4-0 against the spread
The Connecticut Huskies are 7-2-1 against the over/under
Key Manhattan Jaspers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Connecticut Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tyler Reynolds comes into this contest averaging 6.3 points per game while playing 17.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 1.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 0%. Warren Williams averages 8.0 points per game in 19.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 40%.
Jalen Adams averages 18.9 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. Alterique Gilbert averages 12.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 4.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
Manhattan averages 53.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 351st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -9.1 and their shooting percentage is 36% as a team, which has them ranked 347th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 287th in the nation. They average 32.1 rebounds per game and 10.4 assists per game, which ranks them 321st and 335th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 37th with 15.9 per game. The Jaspers allow 62.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 32nd in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc, ranking them 206th and 332nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 133rd and they give up 12.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 119th place in Division 1. They force 16.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 311th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Connecticut is 26th in the country with 84.1 points per game this year. They are 61st in Division 1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 10.5. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 136th in the nation. They are 78th in the NCAA in rebounding with 38.9 boards per game, and 133rd in assists per contest with 14.6. The Huskies are 127th in turnovers per game with 14.2. The Huskies surrender 73.6 points per contest, which ranks them 231st in D-1. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 190th and 81st in those defensive statistics. They rank 56th with 10.8 assists allowed per contest and 44th with 31.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Huskies are 306th in country in forcing turnovers with 16.4 per game.
The Jaspers have an offensive rating of 83.8, which is ranked 345th. They are 348th in college basketball in pace with 63.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 42% is 344th. As a unit they are 350th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 44% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 128th in D-1. Manhattan is 9th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 20.9 times per 100 possessions.
Connecticut is 198th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions. The Huskies have an offensive rating of 112, which is ranked 64th. They are 42nd in D-1 in pace with 75.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 97th. As a unit they are 113th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 272nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Manhattan/Connecticut college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Connecticut -20
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