Fairfield Stags vs Manhattan Jaspers Prediction, 12/1/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Fairfield Stags vs Manhattan Jaspers
Date: Thursday, December 1, 2022
Location: Draddy Gymnasium in Bronx, NY
TV: Hulu Live TV
The Manhattan Jaspers (2-3) are hosting the Fairfield Stags (2-5) at Draddy Gymnasium on Thursday.
The Fairfield Stags played Evansville and took home the win by a score of 63-56 in their last game. Fairfield ended with a 43.9% FG percentage (18 of 41) and converted 4 of 15 three-point shots. When they shot from the free throw line, the Stags converted 23 of 34 tries for a percentage of 67.6%. In regard to hauling in rebounds, they collected 37 with 4 of them being on the offensive end. They also doled out 7 assists for this game while forcing the other team into 10 turnovers and earning 3 steals. Concerning defense, Fairfield allowed 39.7% from the floor on 23 out of 58 shooting. Evansville earned 8 assists and had 9 steals for the matchup. Moreover, Evansville pulled down 24 rebounds (4 offensive, 20 defensive), but couldn't earn a rejection. Evansville finished the game at 41.2% at the free throw line by converting 7 of their 17 tries. They also knocked down 3 of their 13 attempts from beyond the perimeter. When it comes to fouls, the Stags finished with 18 and Evansville accounted for 28 fouls.
Caleb Fields is someone who was a contributor for the contest. He ended up finishing with 21 points on 5 of 12 shooting. He was on the court for 36 mins played and also grabbed 3 boards. He shot 41.7% from the floor and also recorded 1 assist.
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Fairfield enters this game with a win-loss mark of 2-5 on the season. They currently have an average of 63.1 pts per contest (332nd in the nation) while hitting 40.2% from the floor. The Stags are hitting 29.1% from downtown (46 of 158) and 71.3% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Fairfield is collecting 31.1 rebounds per game and has 56 dimes for the campaign, which ranks 357th in the country in terms of passing the ball. They cough up possession 11.7 times per game and as a basketball team are committing 18.3 fouls on a nightly basis.
When they are on defense, the Stags are forcing 11.6 turnovers every game while drawing 18.9 personal fouls. They give up 36.2% from 3-point land while they are 198th in college hoops in points per game allowed (69.3). The Stags defensively are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 46.6% (170 of 365) and they surrender 34.7 boards per game as a team. They are currently ranked 156th in D-1 in giving up assists to their opponents with 82 conceded for the season.
In their last game, the Manhattan Jaspers got the victory with a final of 72-71 when they faced Army. The Jaspers were able to snag 16 defensive rebounds and 9 offensive rebounds for a total of 25 in this contest. They gave up possession of the ball 8 times, while earning 11 steals in the game. Army earned 17 fouls in this game which got the Jaspers to the free throw line for 16 attempts. They were able to make 10 of the free throw tries for a rate of 62.5%. With regard to shots from downtown, Manhattan buried 10 of their 31 tries (32.3%). Overall, the Jaspers finished the game shooting 26 for 61 from the floor which gave them a rate of 42.6%. The Jaspers allowed Army to convert 21 of 45 tries from the floor which had them sitting at 46.7% in this game. They finished 40.0% from beyond the perimeter by connecting on 8 of 20 and ended up going 21 of 26 at the free throw line (80.8%). In reference to team rebounding, Manhattan permitted Army to get 33 in total (8 on the offensive glass).
Josh Roberts ended up being important for the Jaspers in this matchup. He made 7 out of 9 in this contest for a field goal rate of 77.8%, and had 9 rebounds. He earned 17 points in his 35 mins on the court and had 1 assist in this contest.
Manhattan has a win-loss record of 2-3 on the season. The Jaspers commit 16.2 fouls per contest and they shoot 62.2% from the free throw line. They are dishing out assists 13.6 times per contest (181st in the country) and they turn it over 15.6 times per contest. Manhattan has scored 355 pts this year (71.0 per game) and they snag 34.2 rebounds per contest. On the offensive side of the ball, the Jaspers are hitting on 46.4% from the floor, which ranks them 116th in the country.
The Jaspers defensively are ranked 111th in D-1 in points given up per game with 65.8. They are able to force 17.2 turnovers on a nightly basis and have allowed teams to shoot 40.6% from the floor (110th in the country). The Manhattan defense surrenders 33.3% on shots from beyond the perimeter (38 of 114) and their opponents are knocking down 64.0% of their free throw attempts. They surrender 10.8 assists and 36.4 total rebounds per game, which has them ranked 85th and 269th in D-1.
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Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Fairfield
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