Siena vs. Manhattan Prediction: Picks & Betting Odds – Thursday, March 2, 2023

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Siena vs. Manhattan Prediction: Picks & Betting Odds – Thursday, March 2, 2023

College Basketball Predictions

The Siena Saints (17-12, 11-7 MAAC) are 7-point underdogs as they try to break a three-game losing streak when they host the Manhattan Jaspers (11-16, 9-9 MAAC) on Thursday, March 2, 2023 at MVP Arena. The contest airs at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The matchup has an over/under set at 137 points.

Siena vs. Manhattan Odds

  • Siena odds to win: -314
  • Manhattan odds to win: +250
  • Spread: Siena (-7)
  • Total: 137

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Thursday, March 2, 2023
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN+
  • Where: Albany, New York
  • Venue: MVP Arena

Who Will Win Siena vs. Manhattan?

Siena and Manhattan Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

When it has played as at least 7-point favorites this season, Siena is 2-2 against the spread.

Manhattan is 6-1 against the spread when an underdog by 7 points or more this season.

These teams average a combined 136.5 points per game, 0.5 fewer points than the over/under of 137 set for this game.

Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 137.7 points per game, 0.7 more than the over/under for this matchup.

Siena’s average point total in outings this year is 135.6, 1.4 points below the total in this game.

The average point total for the Jaspers this year is 1.6 points higher than this game’s over/under.

The Saints’ ATS record is 15-12-2 this season.

So far this year, the Jaspers have compiled a 17-9-0 record against the spread.

Siena Stats & Insights

Siena outscores opponents by 1.8 points per game (scoring 68.7 per game to rank 262nd in college basketball while allowing 66.9 per outing to rank 88th in college basketball) and has a +52 scoring differential overall.

Siena ranks 156th in college basketball at 32.1 rebounds per game. That’s 3.2 more than the 28.9 its opponents average.

The Saints knock down 6.6 three-pointers per game (265th in college basketball), 1.6 more than their opponents (5). They are shooting 35% from deep (145th in college basketball) while allowing opponents to shoot 33%.

Siena ranks 232nd in college basketball with 91.8 points scored per 100 possessions, and 125th in college basketball defensively with 89.4 points conceded per 100 possessions.

When playing at home, the Saints are averaging 2.3 more points per game (70.1) than they are in road games (67.8).

Manhattan Stats & Insights

Manhattan has a -81 scoring differential, falling short by three points per game. It is putting up 67.8 points per game, 279th in college basketball, and is allowing 70.8 per contest to rank 204th in college basketball.

The 28.9 rebounds per game Manhattan accumulates rank 319th in college basketball, 4.4 fewer than the 33.3 its opponents collect.

Manhattan makes 7 three-pointers per game (224th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 7.6. It shoots 34.1% from deep, and its opponents shoot 36%.

Manhattan ranks 314th in college basketball with 87.9 points scored per 100 possessions, and 196th defensively with 91.8 points conceded per 100 possessions.

At home the Jaspers are scoring 68.5 points per game, 1.7 more than they are averaging on the road (66.8).

Siena Key Players to Watch

Javian McCollum leads the Saints in points and assists per game, scoring 14.7 points and distributing 3.7 assists.

Siena’s best rebounder is Jared Billups, who averages 6.8 boards per game in addition to his 8 PPG average.

Andrew Platek makes more threes per game than any other member of the Saints, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.3 per contest.

Billups and Jackson Stormo lead Siena on the defensive end, with Billups leading the team in steals averaging one per game and Stormo in blocks averaging 1.3 per contest.

Manhattan Key Players to Watch

Anthony Nelson’s points (15.3 per game) and assists (4.6 per game) stat lines give him the top scoring and assists spots on the Jaspers’ leaderboards.

Josh Roberts grabs 9.7 rebounds per game (he also scores 12.2 points per game and adds 0.5 assists per game) which puts him at the top of the Manhattan rebounding leaderboard.

Samir Stewart is the top shooter from distance for the Jaspers, hitting 2.7 threes per game.

Nelson (1.9 steals per game) is the steal leader for Manhattan while Roberts (1.8 blocks per game) is the block leader.

Siena vs. Manhattan Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    Siena (-7)

  • Pick OU:

    Over (137)

  • Prediction:
    Siena 73, Manhattan 64
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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.