Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Colonials versus the Titans? Tip off is at at 1:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Calihan Hall in Detroit, MI. Robert Morris come into this Horizon League conference matchup as the -4.5 favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 145.5 points.
ROBERT MORRIS COLONIALS VS DETROIT TITANS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Detroit Titans +4.5
This game will be played at Calihan Hall at 1:00 ET on Saturday, February 3rd.
WHY BET THE DETROIT TITANS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Titans.
- Not only will Detroit pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +4.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 145.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.
Do the Colonials Stand a Chance in Detroit?
Robert Morris will look to snap their two-game losing streak as they take on Detroit. So far this season, the Colonials have gone 8-14, including a 4-7 record in Horizon League play.
On the road, Robert Morris has struggled, going just 2-9 compared to their 4-5 record at home. For the season, the Colonials have been outscored by an average of 6.5 points per game on the road.
Robert Morris has an overall ATS mark of 11-9 this season. As the favorite, the Colonials have a record of 3-3 vs. the spread. On the road, RMU has gone 6-5 ATS this year. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Colonials are 5-5 vs. the spread.
Robert Morris’ over/under record for the season is 13-7 and the average scoring total in their games is 152.6 points. Today’s over/under line of 145.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games (144.1) and in their last three games the average scoring total is 144 points. So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line.
In their recent matchup, the Robert Morris offense ended with 72 points against Oakland. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 43.3% and made 8 threes. The top scorer for the Colonials was Justice Williams with 18 points, while Markeese Hastings also chipped in with 17 points.
The Colonials’ defense is presently ranked 243rd nationally, allowing an average of 75.5 points per contest. So far, the Robert Morris defense is giving up an average of 7.2 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 13.8 times per game (685th).
Do the Titans Have What it Takes to Win as Home Underdogs?
After 23 games, Detroit is still searching for its first win of the season, as it enters this contest with an 0-23 record. The Titans are also 0-12 in Horizon League play and have gone 0-11 in non-conference games.
As the underdog, Detroit has gone 0-20 this season, compared to 0-3 when favored. The team has lost its last 23 games, and on the road, the Titans have gone 0-15, with an average scoring margin of -18.1 points per game.
As the underdog this season, Detroit has gone 5-15 against the spread. Their overall ATS record for the year is 5-18. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Titans are just 3-7 vs. the spread. At home, Detroit’s ATS mark is 1-7 this year and they are 1-4 vs. the spread in their last 5 home games.
Today’s over/under line of 145.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Detroit’s games this season (142.9). So far, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and over their last five games, the over/under record is 3-2.
In their latest game, Detroit offense put up 65 points against Cleveland State. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 46.2% and made 5 threes. The top scorer for the Titans was Jayden Stone with 28 points, while Edoardo Del Cadia also chipped in with 11 points.
Coming into the game, Detroit will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 80.6 points per game (309th). The Detroit defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 77 points and allowed Cleveland State to connect on 5 threes.