Planning on watching today’s Colonials and Mastodons game? Catch the action at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, IN, as the Mastodons hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under for this Horizon League conference contest is set at 149.5 points, with Purdue Fort Wayne being favored by -12 at home against Robert Morris.

ROBERT MORRIS COLONIALS VS PURDUE FORT WAYNE MASTODONS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Robert Morris Colonials +12

This game will be played at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum at 7:00 ET on Saturday, March 2nd.

WHY BET THE ROBERT MORRIS COLONIALS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-71 in favor of the Mastodons.
  • Even though we have Purdue Fort Wayne winning straight-up, we like Robert Morris at +12.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 149.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Are Robert Morris Ready for a Road Win?

Robert Morris comes into this game as a +12 underdog. They are 10-20 overall and have lost five straight games. In Horizon League play, the Colonials are 6-13.

On the road, Robert Morris has gone just 3-11 this season, and their average scoring margin is -7.4 points per game. Over their last 10 road games, the Colonials are 3-7.

Robert Morris has an ATS record of 15-13 this season and they are 8-6 vs the spread on the road. As the underdog, the Colonials have gone 11-9 vs the spread this year and they are 5-5 in their last 10 games as the underdog. On the road, their ATS record in their last 10 games is also 5-5.

Robert Morris’ over/under record for the season is 16-12 and the average scoring total in their games is 150. So far, 17 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line of 149.5. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 126 points and their over/under record during this stretch is 0-3.

In their latest game, Robert Morris offense put up 60 points against Northern Kentucky. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 41.2% and made 11 threes. Markeese Hastings is leading the team in scoring at 14.9 points per contest. Josh Corbin has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 13.6 going into the game.

Currently, the Colonials’ defense holds the 260th rank in the nation, allowing 75.5 points per game. In their most recent game, the Robert Morris defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Northern Kentucky knocked down 11 three-pointers on their way to 70 points.

Is a Home Win Possible for the Mastodons?

After losing their last game to Milwaukee by a score of 96-88, Purdue Fort Wayne has gone 5-5 in their last 10 games at home. They are 8-5 at home this season, and they are 11-5 when they are favored. So far, they have been favored in 16 of their 30 games.

On the season, Purdue Fort Wayne has a record of 19-11, and they are 9-9 in the Horizon League. They have gone 10-2 outside of conference play, and their average scoring margin at home is +7.1 points per game. As the favorite, they have an average scoring differential of +5.0 points per game.

Overall, Purdue Fort Wayne has an ATS record of 14-12-1 this season. At home, their ATS mark is 6-7. Over their last three home games, the Mastodons have gone just 1-2 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 149.5 is right around the average over/under line of 151.3 in Purdue Fort Wayne’s games this season. So far, 13 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average of 161 points per game.

Purdue Fort Wayne’s offense had a good outing, putting up 88 points against Milwaukee. They achieved a 47.5% field goal percentage and went 20/28 from the free-throw line. In terms of offense, the Mastodons have a season-long field goal percentage of 47%, putting them 85th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 73rd in percentage and 25th in three-pointers made.

In terms of defense, Purdue Fort Wayne is currently on par with the NCAA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 71.7 points per game. In their most recent game, the Purdue Fort Wayne defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Milwaukee knocked down 13 three-pointers on their way to 96 points.