The Golden Grizzlies and Colonials are set to face off at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The Colonials will host the game at UPMC Events Center in Moon Township, PA. In this Horizon League matchup, Oakland is favored bt -5.5 vs. Robert Morris. The over/under for the game is 147 points.

OAKLAND GOLDEN GRIZZLIES VS ROBERT MORRIS COLONIALS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Robert Morris Colonials +5.5

This game will be played at UPMC Events Center at 7:00 ET on Thursday, February 22nd.

WHY BET THE ROBERT MORRIS COLONIALS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-69 in favor of the Colonials.
  • Not only will Robert Morris pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +5.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 147 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Can the Golden Grizzlies Lock in a Road Win?

The Oakland Golden Grizzlies have a record of 18-10 heading into their game against Robert Morris. So far this season, all of the Golden Grizzlies’ games have been played on the road. As of today, Oakland’s ATS record sits at 17-10. So far this season, they have gone 10-5 vs. the spread on the road and 7-5 at home.

In 28 games, Oakland comes in with an over/under mark of 15-12-0, with their games averaging 149.7 points per game. When looking at the Golden Grizzlies’ last three games, their over/under record is 1-2, with their games averaging 144 points per game.

The Oakland offense is coming off a game in which they scored 107 points vs. IUPUI. Overall their field goal percentage was 66.1% while connecting on 15 threes. The top scorer for the Golden Grizzlies was Jack Gohlke with 31 points, while Rocket Watts also chipped in with 15 points.

Oakland’s defense is currently in line with the NCAA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 73.5 points per game. So far, the Oakland defense is giving up an average of 9.3 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11 times per game (496th).

Will the Colonials Win at UPMC Events Center?

Robert Morris comes into the game with a 10-17 overall record, having played 27 games. In away games, the Colonials have a 3-11 record, while they are 5-6 at home. Robert Morris is currently performing well against the spread, with a 14-11 ATS record. This includes a 8-6 road ATS record and a 6-5 record at home.

Robert Morris comes in with an over/under record of 16-9-0 through 27 games, with their games averaging a combined 152.8 points per game so far. When assessing the Colonials’ performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 2-1, with their games averaging 155 points per game.

In their latest game, Robert Morris offense put up 71 points against Wright State. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 44.2% and made 9 threes. Currently leading the team in scoring is Markeese Hastings who comes into today’s matchup averaging 15.5. Justice Williams also heads into the game with a PPG average of 12.8.

Coming into the game, Robert Morris will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 76.2 points per game (271st). In their previous game vs. Wright State, the Raiders finished with a field goal percentage of 64% and a total of 101 points vs. Robert Morris.