NEC foes will collide when the St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers (8-10, 2-4 NEC) challenge the Robert Morris Colonials (9-10, 5-1 NEC) at Peter Aquilone Court. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, January 23, 2020.
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The last time the Colonials played, they were victorious over the Sacred Heart Pioneers, 67-55. AJ Bramah led Robert Morris in scoring with 18 points on 9-for-9 shooting. The Colonials, who came into the game averaging an effective field goal percentage of 0.513, had a great mark of 0.565 and had an offensive rebounding percentage of 39.3 (above their season average of 30.1).
The Terriers are hoping for a better outcome after their 59-39 loss to the Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers in their last matchup. Rob Higgins led St. Francis Brooklyn in scoring with 13 points on 5-for-14 shooting. Mount St. Mary’s did a fantastic job of making free throws (19-26; 73.1 percent). St. Francis Brooklyn, on the other hand, held the Mountaineers to an offensive rebounding percentage of 20.0 (below their season average of 31.5).
These two teams have already met once this season. The Colonials won 78-52. Robert Morris’ effective field goal percentage was its largest strength over St. Francis Brooklyn. The Colonials had a rate of 0.619 while the Terriers posted a mark of 0.397. Josh Williams scored a game-high 20 points.
Robert Morris Colonials at St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers Prediction
College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Robert Morris, ATS Winner – Robert Morris, O/U – Under
The Terriers rank 36th in three pointers allowed per game (18.6) while the Colonials rank 66th (19.7).
Robert Morris ranks 11th in assists per game (16.7) while St. Francis Brooklyn ranks 176th (12.1).
The Terriers rank 48th in steals allowed per game (5.6) while the Colonials rank 116th (6.6).
St. Francis Brooklyn ranks 75th in blocks per game (3.8) while Robert Morris ranks 135th in blocks allowed per game (3.9).
The Terriers’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 9.0, up from 1.9 for the season.
During their last five games, the Colonials have scored an average of 71.4 points per game (1.3 above their season average) and allowed an average of 56.0 points per game (12.1 below their season average).