Betting on today’s Fightin’ Blue Hens and Colonials game? Catch the action at UPMC Events Center in Moon Township, PA, as the Colonials hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The Fightin’ Blue Hens are the favorites in this non-conference matchup against the Colonials. The over/under for the game is set at 145.5 points.
DELAWARE FIGHTIN’ BLUE HENS VS ROBERT MORRIS COLONIALS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Robert Morris Colonials +5
This game will be played at UPMC Events Center at 7:00 ET on Monday, December 11th.
WHY BET THE ROBERT MORRIS COLONIALS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 73-69 in favor of the Colonials.
- Not only will Robert Morris pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 145.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 142 points.
Do the Fightin’ Blue Hens Have What it Takes to Win as Road Favorites?
Heading into today’s game, the Fightin’ Blue Hens have a 6-3 record overall. In their last game, they suffered a narrow loss to Ohio (74-73). So far this season, the Fightin’ Blue Hens have a 3-1 record on the road and a 2-2 record at home. Delaware comes into today’s game with a 6-2 ATS record. Over their last five games, they are 3-2 vs. the spread.
Delaware comes in with an over/under record of 4-4-0 through nine games, with their games averaging a combined 144.9 points per game so far. Looking at the Fightin’ Blue Hens’ last three games, their over/under record is 2-1 with their games averaging 155 points per game.
In their previous game, the Fightin’ Blue Hens’ offense finished with 73 points, which is right in line with their current average of 77.4 points per contest. Offensively, the Fightin’ Blue Hens have a season long field goal percentage of 47%, which is 107th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 77th in percentage and 167th in three-pointers made.
At present, the Fightin’ Blue Hens’ defense is nationally ranked 100th, allowing 68.9 points per game. Delaware’s three-point defense is currently 74th in the country at 6.4 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 41.3% of their shots vs. Delaware.
Can Robert Morris Pull Out the Win as Home Underdogs?
As they prepare for their 10th game of the season, Robert Morris holds a 2-7 overall record. When playing away from home, the Colonials have yet to win a game, going 0-5, while they have a 1-2 record at home. As of now, Robert Morris holds a 4-4 record vs. the spread. In home games, they are 1-2 vs. the spread this season and have a 4-5 ATS record in their previous ten home games.
Robert Morris’ games have, on average, featured 145.9 points per game leading to an over/under record of 5-3-0. Their average over/under line is currently 138.9 points so far. In the Colonials’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 150 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 4-1.
The Robert Morris offense is coming off a game in which they scored 57 points vs. Youngstown State. Overall their field goal percentage was 41.4% while connecting on 4 threes. Markeese Hastings is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 14. Meanwhile, Justice Williams also brings a PPG average of 13.4 into the game.
On the defensive side, Robert Morris is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 73.1 points per game. The Robert Morris defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 71 points and allowed Youngstown State to connect on 4 threes.