Manhattan Jaspers vs Fairfield Stags 3/10/2020 Spread, Odds and Betting Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Manhattan Jaspers vs Fairfield Stags 3/10/2020 – The Manhattan Jaspers face the Fairfield Stags Tuesday in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championship. The season did not end quite well for both squads but NCAA basketball betting lines pick the Jaspers to win. Manhattan dropped four of its last five assignments, including a loss to the Stags. Fairfield has both times these two teams met this season and look to repeat this Tuesday.
Manhattan Jaspers vs Fairfield Stags 3/10/2020
The Manhattan Jaspers try to end the Stags mastery over them but need to address some issues. That includes fading in the stretch, something that happened toward the end of their season. Tykei Greene and Pauly Paulicap will lead the offensive charge which is good for 62.6 points per game. If Manhattan wants to pull this one out, they need to start and finish strong against the Stags.
Players to watch: T. Greene G (26 GP 29 MIN 10.2 PTS 4.9 REB 1 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 2.1 TO 37.4 FG% 63.8 FT% 29 3PT%), P. Paulicap F (29 GP 20.1 MIN 10 PTS 6.2 REB 0.2 AST 0.4 STL 1.9 BLK 1.4 TO 49.3 FG% 48.9 FT% 0 3PT%), W. Williams F (27 GP 17.1 MIN 8.6 PTS 3.4 REB 0.3 AST 0.4 STL 0.7 BLK 1.3 TO 57.4 FG% 59.3 FT% 0 3PT%).
Fairfield has defeated Manhattan twice this season but the Jaspers know that things will change at this point of the season. Prior to their last win, the Stags have been performing below par. Landon Taliaferro will anchor the offense anew and get help from Jesus Cruz. The Stags have multiple players of scoring in double digits but consistency is up in the air. The defense could also help their cause with the Jaspers expected to make adjustments on Tuesday.
Players to watch: L. Taliaferro G (30 GP 30.1 MIN 12.3 PTS 2 REB 0.4 AST 0.6 STL 0.2 BLK 1.3 TO 36.2 FG% 93.4 FT% 33.5 3PT%), J. Cruz G (31 GP 28 MIN 11.2 PTS 3.5 REB 1.5 AST 0.8 STL 0.1 BLK 1.9 TO 41.6 FG% 71.1 FT% 23.4 3PT%), T. Benning G (31 GP 33.4 MIN 9.8 PTS 4.6 REB 2 AST 0.7 STL 0.1 BLK 1.8 TO 35.6 FG% 80 FT% 29.3 3PT%).
Manhattan Jaspers vs Fairfield Stags Betting Predictions
Manhattan is 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games.
Fairfield is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
Manhattan Jaspers vs Fairfield Stags Betting Picks
The Stags may have the Jaspers number this season but bet basketball game feel Manhattan will finally reverse the outcome. However, it will be a close encounter between the two teams with Fairfield not totally counted out. The team which starts out and finishes hot has the inside track. The defense could also play a pivotal part in this matchup with big stakes on the line.
Moneyline: -128 is set for the Jaspers and +108 is set for the Stags.
ATS: Look for the spread of -1.5 for Manhattan and +1.5 for Fairfield.
Totals: Over 116.5 is out for the Jaspers and under 116.5 is out for the Stags.
Score Prediction: 64-62, Manhattan Jaspers.