Halftime Report

Quinnipiac and the Jaspers have shown up to the game, but their offenses sure haven't. Sitting on a score of 35-31, Quinnipiac has looked like the better team, but there's still one more half to play.

Quinnipiac entered the contest having won seven straight and they're just one half away from another. Will they make it eight, or will Manhattan step up and spoil it? We'll know soon.

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Quinnipiac Bobcats @ Manhattan Jaspers

Current Records: Quinnipiac 16-4, Manhattan 5-13

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Manhattan will be in front of their home fans on Friday, but a look at the spread shows they might need that home-court advantage. They and the Quinnipiac Bobcats will face off in a MAAC battle at 7:00 p.m. ET at Draddy Gymnasium. We saw both of these teams recently pull out wins they weren't expected to get, so we'll see who gives it right back.

Manhattan can finally bid farewell to their ten-game losing streak thanks to their game on Sunday. They walked away with an 84-78 victory over the Purple Eagles. Manhattan's offense stepped up their game for this one, as that was the most points they've scored all season.

Meanwhile, Quinnipiac had already won six in a row (a stretch where they outscored their opponents by an average of 10.3 points), and they went ahead and made it seven on Sunday. They skirted past the Stags 66-64.

The Jaspers' win ended a seven-game drought on the road and puts them at 5-13. As for the Bobcats, they have been performing incredibly well recently as they've won nine of their last ten games, which provided a nice bump to their 16-4 record this season.

Not only did both teams in this Friday's match win their last matches, they also took care of their bettors and covered the spread. Looking ahead, Quinnipiac is the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by seven points. They might be worth a quick bet since they've covered the spread the last six times they've played.

Manhattan lost to the Bobcats at home by a decisive 76-59 margin when the teams last played back in January. Will Manhattan have more luck at home instead of on the road?


Quinnipiac is a solid 7-point favorite against Manhattan, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Bobcats as a 7.5-point favorite.

The over/under is set at 151.5 points.

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Series History

Manhattan has won 6 out of their last 10 games against Quinnipiac.

  • Jan 07, 2024 - Quinnipiac 76 vs. Manhattan 59
  • Feb 26, 2023 - Manhattan 72 vs. Quinnipiac 70
  • Jan 01, 2023 - Quinnipiac 84 vs. Manhattan 65
  • Feb 13, 2022 - Manhattan 83 vs. Quinnipiac 66
  • Dec 05, 2021 - Quinnipiac 90 vs. Manhattan 73
  • Jan 09, 2021 - Manhattan 45 vs. Quinnipiac 42
  • Jan 08, 2021 - Quinnipiac 84 vs. Manhattan 79
  • Feb 09, 2020 - Manhattan 65 vs. Quinnipiac 63
  • Jan 16, 2020 - Manhattan 69 vs. Quinnipiac 57
  • Mar 03, 2019 - Manhattan 62 vs. Quinnipiac 58