Northeast Tournament - Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers vs Colonials College Hoops Game Preview
Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers vs Robert Morris Colonials Odds
The Robert Morris Colonials will be trying to slam the Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers on Saturday when the teams tip off at Sewall Center in college betting action.
This game is part of the Northeast Tournament which will decide the conference champion and help decide March Madness seedings.
The Mountaineers will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 1-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Colonials are 4-1 ATS. Mount St. Mary's is 0-1-1 on the totals; Robert Morris is 0-1.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Robert Morris sat as 7-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 316-rated Mount St. Mary's taking on the No. 187-rated Colonials in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 76-68 win for the Colonials on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Robert Morris's No. 78-ranked offense, averaging 71.7 PPG, against a Mountaineers defense that ranks No. 282 at 71.3 PPG. The Colonials field goal percentage has averaged 43.3% so far, more than the Mountaineers marksmen have achieved on the year, 43% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Mount St. Mary's owns the country's No. 283-rated mark, allowing 73.9 points per game on the highway. Robert Morris, on the other hand, rates No. 53 in scoring at home.
Mount St. Mary's was a 75-69 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Bryant. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. The Mountaineers got 19 points from Rashad Whack as Mount St. Mary's ran past Bryant 75-69 on Wednesday at Chace Athletic Center.
Robert Morris was a 75-57 winner in their most recent outing at home against St. Francis NY. They covered the 10-point spread as favorites. The Colonials grabbed a 75-57 win over the Terriers on Wednesday, behind a 20-point effort from Karvel Anderson at Sewall Center.