Quinnipiac Bobcats vs Manhattan Jaspers Prediction, 1/1/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Quinnipiac Bobcats vs Manhattan Jaspers
Date: Sunday, January 1, 2023
Location: Draddy Gymnasium in Bronx, NY
TV: Youtube TV
The Manhattan Jaspers (4-7) will take on the Quinnipiac Bobcats (9-4) at Draddy Gymnasium on Sunday.
The Quinnipiac Bobcats faced Penn State and took a loss by a final of 77-68 in their last game. Regarding fouls, the Bobcats left the arena with 15 and Penn State totaled 11 fouls. They buried 6 out of their 29 shots from beyond the perimeter. Penn State finished the game at 88.2% from the free throw line by making 15 of their 17 shots. In addition, Penn State totaled 37 rebounds (6 offensive, 31 defensive), but finished the game with no rejections. Penn State recorded 17 dimes and had 3 steals in the matchup. In the matter of defense, Quinnipiac let their opponent shoot 41.2% from the field on 28 of 68 shooting. They also doled out 15 dimes for the matchup while forcing the other team into 3 turnovers and having 1 steal. In relation to pulling down rebounds, they collected 42 with 14 of them being on the offensive end. From the charity stripe, the Bobcats made 12 of 15 attempts for a percentage of 80.0%. Quinnipiac walked away from the contest having earned a 31.0% FG percentage (22 out of 71) and buried 12 of their 31 shots from distance.
Tyrese Williams is someone who played a role in this contest. He ended up with 16 points on 5 of 16 shooting. He was on the court for 28 minutes played and also snagged 2 rebounds. He went 31.3% from the floor but wasn't able to get a dime.
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Quinnipiac will play this game with a win-loss record of 9-4 this season. They turn it over 13.3 times per game and as a unit they are committing 16.8 fouls every game. As a unit, Quinnipiac is snagging 40.2 boards per contest and is sitting with 169 assists for the season, which ranks 241st in Division 1 in terms of passing. The Bobcats are hitting 35.5% on shots beyond the perimeter (102 of 287) and 61.8% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 72.4 points per outing (178th in the country) while hitting 43.5% from the field.
On the defensive end, the Bobcats are able to force 12.5 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 16.9 personal fouls. They are ranked 137th in college hoops in allowing assists to the opposition with 155 surrendered on the year. The Bobcats defensively are giving up an opponent FG percentage of 40.3% (312 of 774) and they surrender 34.1 rebounds per contest as a squad. They give up 29.8% on 3-point shots while they are 142nd in college hoops in PPG allowed (67.2).
For their last game, the Manhattan Jaspers walked away with a victory by a final of 80-69 against Marist. The Jaspers earned 17 defensive boards and 10 offensive boards totaling 27 in the matchup. They gave up possession 12 times, while earning 4 steals in this game. Marist had 13 personal fouls in the matchup which took the Jaspers to the charity stripe for a total of 17 shots. They were able to knock down 14 of the free throw tries for a rate of 82.4%. When talking about shooting from beyond the arc, Manhattan converted 14 of 26 attempts (53.8%). In all, the Jaspers went 26 out of 49 from the field which gave them a rate of 53.1%. The Jaspers permitted Marist to convert 24 out of 54 attempts from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 44.4% in the game. They finished 38.1% from 3-point land by connecting on 8 of 21 and finished the game at 13 of 16 at the free throw line (81.3%). In reference to rebounding, Manhattan permitted Marist to snag 25 in total (11 on the offensive side).
Ant Nelson was important for the Jaspers in the matchup. He recorded 22 points in his 36 minutes on the court and accounted for 3 assists for the matchup. He converted 9 of 13 in the matchup for a field goal rate of 69.2%, and had 3 rebounds.
Manhattan has a win-loss mark of 4-7 so far this year. The Jaspers commit 17.3 fouls every game while shooting 66.5% from the free throw line. They are dishing out assists 12.7 times per contest (248th in the nation) and they turn it over 14.3 times per game. Manhattan has accounted for 783 points this season (71.2 per game) and they pull in 31.4 boards per game. As an offense, the Jaspers are shooting 44.4% from the floor, which is ranked 196th in the nation.
The Manhattan defense gives up 35.4% on shots from behind the 3-point line (84 of 237) and their opposition makes 67.6% of their foul shots. They give up 13.7 dimes and 37.6 boards every game, which is ranked 262nd and 323rd in those categories on the defensive end. The Jaspers on the defensive end are ranked 297th in college hoops in points allowed per game with 73.5. They are able to force 15.9 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 45.1% from the field (293rd in college basketball).
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Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Quinnipiac
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