Looking to win big? The Golden Grizzlies and Colonials face off at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The Colonials are hosting the game at UPMC Events Center in Moon Township, PA. Oakland is favored by -5.5 in this Horizon League conference contest against Robert Morris. The game’s over/under currently sits at 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.

Will Oakland Make it Happen on the Road?

After playing 28 games, Oakland holds a record of 18-10. On the road, they are 8-7 and 9-3 overall. As of today’s game, Oakland has a 17-10 record against the spread. In their last ten games, Oakland has gone 4-1 vs. the spread.

Oakland’s games have, on average, featured 149.7 points per game leading to an over/under record of 15-12-0. Their average over/under line is currently 146.9 points so far. When assessing the Golden Grizzlies’ performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 1-2, with their games averaging 144 points per game.

Coming off a good offensive performance, Oakland’s offense scored 107 points against IUPUI. Their field goal percentage for the game was 66.1%, and they went 18/19 from the free-throw line. Currently leading the team in scoring is Trey Townsend who comes into today’s matchup averaging 16.5. Jack Gohlke also heads into the game with a PPG average of 12.1.

The Golden Grizzlies’ defense is presently ranked 211st nationally, allowing an average of 73.5 points per contest. 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 Robert Morris Pull Through as the Underdog Home Team?

After playing 27 games so far this season, Robert Morris has a record of 10-17. If they win today, their home record will improve to 5-6. Robert Morris has a 14-11 record against the spread heading into today’s game. In their last five games, they are 3-2 vs. the spread.

Through 27 games, Robert Morris has an over/under record of 16-9-0 with their games averaging a combined 152.8 points per game so far. Looking at the Colonials’ last three games, their over/under record is 2-1 with their games averaging 155 points per game.

The Colonials’ offense finished with 71 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 75 points per contest. Markeese Hastings is leading the team in scoring at 15.5 points per contest. Justice Williams has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 12.8 going into the game.

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). Robert Morris’ defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Wright State offense to knock down 64% of their shots on their way to putting up 101 points.