Iona Gaels vs Manhattan Jaspers Odds & Info
|Game||Iona Gaels vs Manhattan Jaspers|
|Date & Time||Friday January 14, 2022, 7:00 PM (EST)|
Hynes Athletic Center Hynes Athletic Center, New Rochelle, USA
IONA -15 ; O/U 147
The Manhattan jaspers will carry a two game win streak into the Hynes Athletic Center to take on the Iona Gaels Friday night. Manhattan looks strong to start the year coming into Friday night 8-3 overall following a 3 point victory on the road against the Citadel. The Manhattan offense was the difference against the citadel as the Jaspers made 23 of 55 shots and 47.4% from beyond the arc to score 77 total points and 43 in the second half to erase a six point halftime deficit.
Ant Nelson led the show for Manhattan with 20 points on 7 of 11 shooting 31 minutes on the floor. Jose Perez added 18 points and 6 rebounds, while Elijah Buchanan added 13 points in 37 minutes. Samba Diallo scored a team high 10 points in 22 minutes off the bench.
The Iona Gaels have won 4 of the last 5 games played following an 80-76 win against Fairfield. Nelly Junior Joseph was the leading scorer for Iona against Fairfield with 20 points and 14 rebounds in 36 minutes of action. Elijah Joiner and Tyson Jolly chipped in 14 points each, while Dylan Van Eyck added 13 points and eight boards in 21 minutes off the bench.
Offensively Iona has been dominant this season averaging 15.3 assists per game as a team to score 76 points on 43.5% shooting. Tyson Jolly leads the team with 14.7 points on 45.8% shooting and Nelly Junior Joseph is second in scoring adding 14.1 points and a team leading 8.8 rebounds. Dylan Van Eyck Chips in 9.4 points and a team high 3.5 assists.
Recent Betting Trends
- The total has gone OVER in 7 of Manhattan's last 7 games.
- Manhattan are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games.
- Manhattan are 2-10 ATS in their last 12 games against Iona.
- Iona are 12-5 ATS in their last 17 games.
- Iona are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
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Despite the close numbers Iona is the better team in this matchup and will lean on their home crowd Friday night. Manhattan will have to play through rust having not played since before Christmas and the Gaels will take full advantage. Look for Iona to control the pace of this game leading to their 13th win of the season Friday night but the Jaspers will eventually shake the rust and keep this game within the number. . Final Score Prediction, Iona wins but Manhattan gets the covers 73-66.