College Basketball Matchup - Robert Morris Colonials Cent Conn State Blue Devils Odds Preview
Cent Conn State Blue Devils vs Robert Morris Colonials Odds
The Robert Morris Colonials hope to be lousy hosts on Saturday as the Cent Conn State Blue Devils pay a visit to Sewall Center on the college basketball betting menu.
The Colonials are 8-6 so far on the season, and 3-1 ATS vs. the number. The Blue Devils, meanwhile, are 4-8 and 0-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Robert Morris go 0-0 and the Blue Devils go 1-0 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Colonials rated this week at No. 253 and the Blue Devils sitting at No. 305. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 72-65 result in favor of the Colonials.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Robert Morris's No. 159-ranked offense, averaging 68.6 PPG, against a Blue Devils defense that ranks No. 338 at 77.9 PPG. The Colonials field goal percentage has averaged 40.2% so far, less than the Blue Devils marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.6% per game.
Defensively, Cent Conn State features the nation's No. 312-rated defense on the road, allowing 79 points per game. Robert Morris, meanwhile, comes in at No. 66 nationally in scoring at home.
Cent Conn State was a 67-60 loser in their most recent outing on the road against St. Francis PA. The Blue Devils got 23 points from Kyle Vinales, but it was St. Francis PA that prevailed in a 67-60 final on Thursday at DeGol Arena.
Robert Morris lost its last outing, an 84-77 result against Bryant on January 3. Velton Jones scored 24 points in a futile effort to lead the Colonials to a win (they lost 84-77 to Bryant at Sewall Center on Thursday).
Cent Conn State home to Sacred Heart, Thursday, January 10
Robert Morris at Fairleigh Dickinson, Thursday, January 10