Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Raiders versus the Colonials? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at UPMC Events Center in Moon Township, PA. The Raiders come into this Horizon League conference matchup as the betting favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 158.5 points.
WRIGHT STATE RAIDERS VS ROBERT MORRIS COLONIALS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Robert Morris Colonials +6
This game will be played at UPMC Events Center at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, January 10th.
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 +6.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 158.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.
Do the Raiders Have What it Takes to Win as Road Favorites?
After winning their last game, Wright State comes in with an overall record of 8-8 and a 3-2 record in Horizon League play. Their average scoring margin at home is +8.1, while on the road, it is -9.5.
So far, the Raiders have been favored in eight games, going 4-4 in those contests. As the favorite, they have a record of 5-3 at home and 1-5 on the road.
Wright State has an ATS record of 6-8 this season and is 3-5 vs. the spread when favored. On the road, the Raiders are 2-4 ATS this year and just 3-7 ATS in their last 10 road games. As the favorite, Wright State has gone just 3-6-1 vs. the spread in their last 10 games.
Wright State’s over/under record for the season sits at 10-4 and the average scoring total in their games is 167.3 points. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 176 points and their OU record over their last 10 games is 7-1.
Wright State’s offense had a good outing, putting up 106 points against Purdue Fort Wayne. They achieved a 66.1% field goal percentage and went 21/27 from the free-throw line. Currently leading the team in scoring is Trey Calvin who comes into today’s matchup averaging 19.9. Tanner Holden also heads into the game with a PPG average of 17.1.
Currently, the Raiders’ defense holds the 288th rank in the nation, allowing 80.2 points per game. The Wright State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 98 points and allowed Purdue Fort Wayne to connect on 8 threes.
Can Robert Morris Grab a Win at Home?
Robert Morris comes into this game as a 6-point underdog. They are 0-10 this season when they are the underdog.
At home this season, the Colonials are 2-4, and they have gone 6-4 in their last 10 games at home.
As the underdog this season, Robert Morris has an ATS record of 6-4. At home, the Colonials are 4-2 vs. the spread and their last 3 home ATS record is 2-0. Overall, Robert Morris’ ATS mark is 8-6.
Robert Morris’ over/under record for the season sits at 9-5 and today’s over/under line of 158.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (141.7). This season, 11 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line. Over their last three games, their over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 144 points.
Robert Morris’ offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 92 points against IUPUI. They had an overall field goal percentage of 61.3% and made 7/12 free throws. Offensively, the Colonials have a season long field goal percentage of 44%, which is 233rd in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 303rd in percentage and 206th in three-pointers made.
Robert Morris’ defense is currently in line with the NCAA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 72.4 points per game. In their previous game vs. IUPUI, the Jaguars finished with a field goal percentage of 61% and a total of 48 points vs. Robert Morris.