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Duquesne Dukes vs Robert Morris Colonials Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting Duquesne Dukes travelling to Robert Morris Saturday to take on the Colonials.
The Colonials sit at 6-4 (3-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Dukes are currently 6-4 (3-4 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Robert Morris is 0-0 OU, and Duquesne is 0-4 OU.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 144-rated Duquesne taking on the No. 261-rated Colonials in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 68-67 win for the Dukes on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Robert Morris has the nation's No. 226-rated offensive output, at 65.2 PPG. The visiting Dukes defense ranks No. 232 allowing on average 68.6 PPG. The Colonials FG% has averaged 38.6% so far, less than the Dukes marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.4% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Duquesne owns the country's No. 127-rated mark, allowing 67 points per game on the highway. Robert Morris, on the other hand, rates No. 131 in scoring at home.
Duquesne was a 60-56 winner in its last match at home against West Virginia. They covered the 7.5-point spread as underdogs. Jerry Jones scored 16 points leading the Dukes to a 60-56 victory over West Virginia at A.J. Palumbo Center on Tuesday.
Robert Morris was a 66-54 winner in its last match on the road against Hampton. Robert Morris earned a 66-54 victory over Hampton on Saturday, getting 12 points from Karvel Anderson at Hampton Convocation Center.
Duquesne Dukes Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Western Michigan are 1-0
After playing West Virginia are 3-7
After a win are 4-6
A few Dukes at Colonials trends to consider:
Duquesne is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Duquesne home to Western Michigan, Wednesday, December 19
Robert Morris at Louisiana-Lafayette, Tuesday, December 18