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Rider vs. Manhattan 12/11/2020 College Basketball Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Rider takes on Manhattan on 12/11/2020 at 6:00PM.

Rider and Manhattan face off in an regular season game for both teams as every game in this shortened College Basketball season with limited or no fans in attendance means more. Rider has a record of 0-2 this season. Manhattan is )-) this season. Both have players to meet and know.

The Rider Roster

The Players to Watch for Rider

Dwight Murray Jr 6-0 165 Guard

Dwight Murray Jr has a 19.7 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. There is potential for much more this season than his campaign this season. Consider that he is one of the better players in the conference and he can mean much more. Few teams have a player like him to take on that much of the workload.

Offensive Breakdown

Dwight Murray Jr this season has 0.265% of his shots attempted from 3 point range This season, he does not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. Dwight Murray Jr shot 0.444% from long range this season. He is considered an above-average three point shooter and a threat who must be contained on the perimeter. Dwight Murray Jr shot 0.4% inside the perimeter. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. His ability to score is not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.He is one of the best at creating scoring opportunities for his teammates. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

When you are defensive sink like Dwight Murray Jr opponents will try to find a way to exploit it on the offensive end. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. He is not a shot blocker. Watch out on the passing lanes, he will use his length and athleticism to force turnovers. He may even pick your pocket, opponents should be wary.

Allen Powell 6-2 165 Guard

Allen Powell sports a 14.6 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. In the grand scheme of things, he is an average College Basketball player this season as far as his contributions are concerned. He is not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Allen Powell this season has 0.667% of his shots attempted from 3 point range It makes very little sense to give him space on the perimeter, opponents should be getting in his face. Allen Powell shot 0.333% from long range this season. This season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. He made 0.833% of his two point shots attempted this season. He gets his work done inside the restricted arc and has shown a strong ability to finish at the rim while showing great restraint to avoid less optimal shots. When he puts up a shot, there is meaning to it. It is of great consequence and he is able to score.

This season, when shots were missed, Allen Powell is certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. He is among the best in the country at not turning the ball over.

Defensive Breakdown

When you are defensive sink like Allen Powell opponents will try to find a way to exploit it on the offensive end. He does not put an effort to attacking the glass and pulling down rebounds. He is not a shot blocker. A capable enough defender to be disruptive, but Allen Powell is inconsistent in his efforts to get steals.

Rodney Henderson 6-5 185 Guard

Rodney Henderson has a 17.7 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. In the grand scheme of things, he is an average College Basketball player this season as far as his contributions are concerned. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Rodney Henderson attempted 0.727% of his shots from three point range. It makes very little sense to give him space on the perimeter, opponents should be getting in his face. He made 0.5% of his three point shots fired this season. He is a sharpshooter from long range and his ability to shoot three point shots must be respected. Rodney Henderson shot 0.167% inside the perimeter. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. When he puts up a shot, there is meaning to it. It is of great consequence and he is able to score.

This season, when shots were missed, Rodney Henderson is certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.He is not known for his ability to distribute the ball to his teammates. He is among the best in the country at not turning the ball over.

Defensive Breakdown

When you are defensive sink like Rodney Henderson opponents will try to find a way to exploit it on the offensive end. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. He is not a shot blocker. An aggressive defender who is among the best at successfully forcing live ball turnovers in every which way. He learned the Art of the Steal.

Tyrel Bladen 6-10 230 Forward

Tyrel Bladen has a 12.8 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. In the grand scheme of things, he is an average College Basketball player this season as far as his contributions are concerned. He is not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Tyrel Bladen attempted 0.0% of his shots from three point range. He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. He made nan% of his three point shots fired this season. He is a sharpshooter from long range and his ability to shoot three point shots must be respected. He made 0.5% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. His ability to score is not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

You can expect him to crash the boards on a consistent basis on the offensive end, his success is better than most. He is not known for his ability to distribute the ball to his teammates. His inability to prevent himself from committing turnovers is a massive liability for his team.

Defensive Breakdown

When you are defensive sink like Tyrel Bladen opponents will try to find a way to exploit it on the offensive end. He is a leader in his conference as a defensive rebounder. He is one of the best shot-blockers in College Basketball, opponents have to game plan around him and he is an insurance policy of sorts for his team on the defensive end. This may enable them to take more risks defensively knowing he can erase shots. An aggressive defender who is among the best at successfully forcing live ball turnovers in every which way. He learned the Art of the Steal.

Ajiri Ogemuno-Johnson 6-8 210 Forward

Ajiri Ogemuno-Johnson has a 0.3 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. This season, he is a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. He is not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Ajiri Ogemuno-Johnson attempted 0.0% of his shots from three point range. He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. Ajiri Ogemuno-Johnson shot nan% from long range this season. He is a sharpshooter from long range and his ability to shoot three point shots must be respected. He made 0.25% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

You can expect him to crash the boards on a consistent basis on the offensive end, his success is better than most. His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. His inability to prevent himself from committing turnovers is a massive liability for his team.

Defensive Breakdown

When you are defensive sink like Ajiri Ogemuno-Johnson opponents will try to find a way to exploit it on the offensive end. He is a leader in his conference as a defensive rebounder. He is not a shot blocker. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Dontrell McQuarter 6-7 180 Guard

Dontrell McQuarter sports a 7.7 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. This season, he is a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Dontrell McQuarter this season has 0.222% of his shots attempted from 3 point range He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. Dontrell McQuarter shot 0.0% from long range this season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. Dontrell McQuarter shot 0.429% inside the perimeter. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

You can expect him to crash the boards on a consistent basis on the offensive end, his success is better than most. He is one of the best at creating scoring opportunities for his teammates. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

When you are defensive sink like Dontrell McQuarter opponents will try to find a way to exploit it on the offensive end. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. He is one of the best shot-blockers in College Basketball, opponents have to game plan around him and he is an insurance policy of sorts for his team on the defensive end. This may enable them to take more risks defensively knowing he can erase shots. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Christian Ings 6-2 176 Guard

Christian Ings sports a 10.8 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. This season, he is a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Christian Ings this season has 0.375% of his shots attempted from 3 point range This season, he does not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. Christian Ings shot 0.333% from long range this season. This season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. He made 0.4% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. His ability to score is not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.He is a stronger distributor than most that is for sure, but he is not among the elite. He is among the best in the country at not turning the ball over.

Defensive Breakdown

When you are defensive sink like Christian Ings opponents will try to find a way to exploit it on the offensive end. He does not put an effort to attacking the glass and pulling down rebounds. He is not a shot blocker. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

The Manhattan Roster

The Players to Watch for Manhattan

Samba Diallo 6-7 195.0 Forward

Samba Diallo had a 11.3 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. Last season, he was a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. Samba Diallo sported a -2.0 Box Score Plus/Minus last season. He was an average contributor as far as his impact. He is not a major drag nor is he a major positive. He was not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Samba Diallo attempted 0.181% of his shots from three point range. He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. Samba Diallo shot 0.172% from long range last season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. He made 0.489% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. His ability to score was not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

You can expect him to crash the boards on a consistent basis on the offensive end, his success is better than most. He is not known for his ability to distribute the ball to his teammates. He is a turnover prone player and he is a target for defenses. Playing more physical against him or making sure to jump his passes may be a good idea.

Defensive Breakdown

An average defensive player making an average impact for his team. We shall see if there is more to this. He is a leader in his conference as a defensive rebounder. His ability to block shots is generally unimportant, it is not an important part of his defensive game. A capable enough defender to be disruptive, but Samba Diallo is inconsistent in his efforts to get steals.

Samir Stewart 6-0 180.0 Guard

Samir Stewart sported a 9.8 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. Last season, he was a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. Samir Stewart sported a -3.5 Box Score Plus/Minus last season. He was dragging his team down with his play last season. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Samir Stewart attempted 0.762% of his shots from three point range. It makes very little sense to give him space on the perimeter, opponents should be getting in his face. Samir Stewart shot 0.285% from long range last season. Last season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. He made 0.464% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

Last season, when shots were missed, Samir Stewart was certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.He is one of the best at creating scoring opportunities for his teammates. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

An average defensive player making an average impact for his team. We shall see if there is more to this. He does not put an effort to attacking the glass and pulling down rebounds. He is not a shot blocker. Watch out on the passing lanes, he will use his length and athleticism to force turnovers. He may even pick your pocket, opponents should be wary.

Nehemiah Mack 6-1 190.0 Guard

Nehemiah Mack sported a 9.0 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. Last season, he was a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. Nehemiah Mack sported a -2.6 Box Score Plus/Minus last season. He was dragging his team down with his play last season. He was not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Nehemiah Mack attempted 0.713% of his shots from three point range. It makes very little sense to give him space on the perimeter, opponents should be getting in his face. Nehemiah Mack shot 0.361% from long range last season. He is considered an above-average three point shooter and a threat who must be contained on the perimeter. Nehemiah Mack shot 0.241% inside the perimeter. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. His ability to score was not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

Last season, when shots were missed, Nehemiah Mack was certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.He is a stronger distributor than most that is for sure, but he is not among the elite. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

He is a strong defender who makes a positive impact for his team on the defensive end. He does not put an effort to attacking the glass and pulling down rebounds. He is not a shot blocker. Watch out on the passing lanes, he will use his length and athleticism to force turnovers. He may even pick your pocket, opponents should be wary.

Elijah Buchanan 6-5 190.0 Guard

Elijah Buchanan sported a 10.1 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. Last season, he was a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. Elijah Buchanan sported a -3.9 Box Score Plus/Minus last season. He was dragging his team down with his play last season. Few teams have a player like him to take on that much of the workload.

Offensive Breakdown

Elijah Buchanan last season had 0.287% of his shots attempted from 3 point range Last season, he did not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. He made 0.265% of his three point shots fired this season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. Elijah Buchanan shot 0.438% inside the perimeter. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.He is one of the best at creating scoring opportunities for his teammates. He is a turnover prone player and he is a target for defenses. Playing more physical against him or making sure to jump his passes may be a good idea.

Defensive Breakdown

An average defensive player making an average impact for his team. We shall see if there is more to this. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. He is not a shot blocker. An aggressive defender who is among the best at successfully forcing live ball turnovers in every which way. He learned the Art of the Steal.

Warren Williams 6-9 240.0 Forward

Warren Williams had a 21.5 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. He is among the best in the conference and even in the country as far as his on-the-court contributions. Definitely, a player to watch and opponents will have him scouted. Warren Williams had a -0.4 Box Score Plus/Minus impact last season. He was an average contributor as far as his impact. He is not a major drag nor is he a major positive. Few teams have a player like him to take on that much of the workload.

Offensive Breakdown

Warren Williams last season had 0.0% of his shots attempted from 3 point range He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. He made nan% of his three point shots fired this season. He is a sharpshooter from long range and his ability to shoot three point shots must be respected. He made 0.573% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is a solid finisher at the rim and his shot selection is generally strong inside the perimeter. When he puts up a shot, there is meaning to it. It is of great consequence and he is able to score.

You can expect him to crash the boards on a consistent basis on the offensive end, his success is better than most. He is not known for his ability to distribute the ball to his teammates. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

An average defensive player making an average impact for his team. We shall see if there is more to this. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. He is one of the best shot-blockers in College Basketball, opponents have to game plan around him and he is an insurance policy of sorts for his team on the defensive end. This may enable them to take more risks defensively knowing he can erase shots. A capable enough defender to be disruptive, but Warren Williams is inconsistent in his efforts to get steals.

Anthony Nelson 6-4 180.0 Guard

Anthony Nelson had a 8.6 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. Last season, he was a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. Anthony Nelson had a -0.6 Box Score Plus/Minus impact last season. He was an average contributor as far as his impact. He is not a major drag nor is he a major positive. He was not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Anthony Nelson attempted 0.234% of his shots from three point range. He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. Anthony Nelson shot 0.267% from long range last season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. He made 0.49% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

Last season, when shots were missed, Anthony Nelson was certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.He is one of the best at creating scoring opportunities for his teammates. His inability to prevent himself from committing turnovers is a massive liability for his team.

Defensive Breakdown

He is a strong defender who makes a positive impact for his team on the defensive end. He does not put an effort to attacking the glass and pulling down rebounds. He is not a shot blocker. Watch out on the passing lanes, he will use his length and athleticism to force turnovers. He may even pick your pocket, opponents should be wary.

Rider vs. Manhattan Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Rider 68 Manhattan 69

Spread Pick: Rider +3 -111 Pinnacle Sports
Total Pick: Over 132.5 -110 Pinnacle Sports