Manhattan vs. Siena: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – March 1, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on March 1, 2024

At MVP Arena on Friday (at 7:00 PM ET), the Manhattan Jaspers (5-20, 2-14 MAAC) meet the Siena Saints (4-23, 3-13 MAAC). Players to watch include the Jaspers’ Seydou Traore. The Jaspers are currently modest 2.5-point favorites against the Saints. The game has an over/under of 136.5.

Manhattan vs. Siena Betting Lines

Manhattan vs Siena Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Manhattan -2.5 136.5 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Siena (+2.5)
Total Pick Over (136.5)

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Manhattan vs. Siena Stat Rankings

Manhattan Avg. (Rank) Siena Avg. (Rank)
66.2 (335th) Points Scored 60.4 (359th)
77.0 (311th) Points Allowed 75.6 (285th)
(1st) Rebounds (1st)
8.3 (230th) Off. Rebounds 10.1 (80th)
7.6 (162nd) 3pt Made 5.2 (343rd)
14.4 (102nd) Assists 10.6 (335th)
12.8 (311th) Turnovers 15.4 (361st)

Manhattan vs. Siena Betting Trends

  • The Jaspers have 10 wins in 23 games against the spread this year.
  • Manhattan doesn’t have a win ATS (0-2) as a 2.5-point favorite or greater this year.
  • Out of 23 Jaspers games so far this season, 12 have gone over the total.
  • A total of 14 times so far this year, Manhattan and its opponent have combined to score more than 136.5 points.
  • The total for this game is 136.5, 6.7 points fewer than the average total in Jaspers games thus far this season.
  • Siena has covered the spread eight times in 26 games.
  • Against the spread as 2.5-point underdogs or greater, the Saints are 8-16.
  • Out of 23 Manhattan’s games so far this year, 12 have hit the over.
  • So far this season, 13 Saints games have featured more than 136.5 points scored.
  • Siena’s games average 136.0 total points, 0.5 fewer than the total for this matchup.

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Manhattan Impact Players

  • Traore paces his squad in rebounds per contest (8.5), and also puts up 12.0 points and 2.5 assists. Defensively, he puts up 1.3 steals and 1.3 blocked shots.
  • Jaden Winston paces the Jaspers at 4.7 assists per contest, while also averaging 3.6 rebounds and 8.9 points.
  • Daniel Rouzan is averaging 11.7 points, 1.8 assists and 4.6 rebounds per contest.
  • Shaquil Bender posts a team-high 13.4 points per game. He is also posting 3.1 rebounds and 1.5 assists, shooting 37.7% from the floor and 33.6% from beyond the arc with 1.9 made 3-pointers per game.
  • Logan Padgett posts 3.2 points, 3.5 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game, shooting 43.1% from the floor.

Siena Impact Players

  • Giovanni Emejuru tops the Saints in scoring (10.5 points per game) and rebounding (6.1), and produces 0.5 assists. He also posts 0.8 steals and 0.7 blocked shots.
  • Michael Eley gives the Saints 13.4 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.7 assists per contest. He also delivers 0.7 steals and 0.5 blocked shots.
  • Sean Durugordon is averaging 19.4 points, 7.6 rebounds and 0.7 assists per game, making 41.3% of his shots from the floor and 29.7% from 3-point range, with 1.5 triples per game.
  • Killian Gribben is posting 4.5 points, 4.3 rebounds and 0.7 assists per contest, making 45.2% of his shots from the field.
  • Zek Tekin is the Saints’ top assist man (3.0 per game), and he averages 9.0 points and 2.2 rebounds.

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