Hampton vs. Manhattan Odds
DAYTON, OH (TheSpread) – The 2015 NCAA Tournament gets underway tonight when a pair of 16 seeds in Manhattan and Hampton meet in a First Four game at 6:40PM ET.
Manhattan is 19-13 on the season, 5-2 on a neutral floor and 17-13-1 against the spread. Hampton is 16-17 on the season, 5-1 on a neutral floor and 7-0 against the spread. These two have no recent meetings against each other. Manhattan is making its eighth appearance in the NCAA Tournament as champions of the MAAC, while Hampton is making its fifth appearance in March Madness as champions out of the MEAC.
According to the latest oddsmakers, Manhattan is the favorite in this game, as the Jaspers are getting odds of -8.5 points against Hampton tonight. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 140 points. This game will be played from University of Daytona Arena.
Hampton has won four straight, all tournament games, coming into this contest. It has also covered the spread in all seven lined games this year. Hampton has been the underdog in its last three games. Manhattan has won four straight and seven of its last eight while covering the spread in six of its last seven and hitting the under in four straight. The Jaspers are 4-1 ATS in their last five as a favorite.