St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers at Manhattan Jaspers ATS Odds

Jose VasquezArticles, Basketball, College Basketball

The Manhattan Jaspers will get their season going when they take on the St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers (0-1) at Draddy Gymnasium. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 15, 2017.

St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers vs. Manhattan Jaspers Odds Preview

The Terriers were beaten by the Duquesne Dukes in their last matchup, 80-70. Rasheem Dunn put together a good game for St. Francis Brooklyn, leading the team in scoring with 21 points on 7-for-13 shooting. Duquesne had a much better free throw rate (0.525 vs. 0.200). St. Francis Brooklyn, meanwhile, had a better effective field goal percentage (0.438 vs. 0.415). Manhattan did not make the tournament following a 10-22 regular season campaign last season. The physical Manhattan offense could be getting to the charity stripe a lot in this battle. Since the 2016-17 season, the Jaspers rank 33rd in the NCAA with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.299, while St. Francis Brooklyn ranks 338th in FTA rate allowed (0.325). The Jaspers won the only game against the Terriers last season, 61-54. Manhattan launched 18 three pointers, making eight of them (44.4 percent). St. Francis Brooklyn was, on the other hand, 6-25 (24.0 percent).

St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers at Manhattan Jaspers ATS Prediction

Predictions: SU Winner – St. Francis Brooklyn, ATS Winner – St. Francis Brooklyn, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2016-Present):

  • The Terriers average 6.7 steals per game, which ranks 104th in the NCAA. The Jaspers rank 194th in steals allowed per game (6.6).
  • St. Francis Brooklyn ranks 185th in blocks per game (2.9) while Manhattan ranks 214th in blocks allowed per game (3.9).
  • St. Francis Brooklyn ranks 76th in assists allowed per game (12.0) while Manhattan ranks 263rd (15.0).
  • The Terriers rank 29th in three pointers attempted per game (25.3) while the Jaspers rank 202nd (19.9).
  • Manhattan ranks 173rd in rebounds allowed per game (35.2) while St. Francis Brooklyn ranks 319th (41.8).