Sacred Heart Pioneers vs Robert Morris Colonials Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Robert Morris vs Sacred Heart battle Thursday at Sewall Center as the Colonials look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Colonials sit at 10-7 (3-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Pioneers are currently 5-10 (0-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Robert Morris is 0-0 OU, and Sacred Heart is 0-0 OU.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Colonials - Pioneers odds would favor the Colonials if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Robert Morris is rated No. 218 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Sacred Heart is at No. 313. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 73-61 win for the Colonials.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Robert Morris's No. 230-rated squad against Sacred Heart's No. 213-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Robert Morris rates No. 20 in the country with 8.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 121 nationally with 6.6 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Sacred Heart owns the country's No. 297-rated mark, allowing 76.4 points per game on the highway. Robert Morris, on the other hand, rates No. 65 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Sacred Heart, they were an 80-74 winner as they battled Quinnipiac on the road. Quinnipiac was victimized by Shane Gibson for 31 points as the Pioneers defeated the Bobcats 80-74 in college hoops action on Saturday.
In their last action, Robert Morris was a 70-55 winner on the road against Monmouth. Lucky Jones scored 18 points leading the Colonials to a 70-55 victory over Monmouth at Multipurpose Activity Center on Saturday.
Sacred Heart at St. Francis PA, Saturday, January 19
Robert Morris home to Quinnipiac, Saturday, January 19