Manhattan Jaspers at Albany Great Danes Free Prediction 12/20/18

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The Manhattan Jaspers (2-8) will travel to SEFCU Arena to square off with the Albany Great Danes (3-9). The game starts at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, December 20, 2018.

Manhattan Jaspers at Albany Great Danes Betting Odds

Both teams lost in their last outing. The Great Danes fell to the Iona Gaels, 72-68, while the Jaspers were defeated by the Elon Phoenix, 62-56.

Manhattan had a much better turnover percentage (14.8 vs. 25.4) while Albany had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (35.1 vs. 27.8). Devonte Campbell led the way for Albany, finishing with 17 points and 10 rebounds. Manhattan, meanwhile, was lifted by Thomas Capuano, who recorded 10 points and eight rebounds.

It could be a mistake-prone game for the Albany offense. Albany ranks 298th in the NCAA in ball protection (turnover percentage of 21.6 percent), while the pesky defense of Manhattan forces the fifth-most turnovers in the NCAA (26.1 percent).

Manhattan vs. Albany Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – Albany, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Manhattan ranks 38th in three pointers allowed per game (19.3) while Albany ranks 144th (23.0).
  • The Jaspers rank 61st in steals per game (7.4) while the Great Danes rank 106th in steals allowed per game (6.6).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Great Danes have scored an average of 69.6 points per game (1.9 above their season average) and allowed an average of 68.0 points per game (3.5 below their season average).
  • The Jaspers’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 3.4, down from 9.7 for the season.