Robert Morris vs. Mount St. Mary's - 2/21/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers (10-17) at Robert Morris Colonials (15-13)
College Basketball: Friday, February 21, 2020 at 7:30 pm (UPMC Events Center)
The Line: Robert Morris -7 -- Over/Under: 125.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers (10-17, CONF 6-8) and Robert Morris Colonials (15-13, CONF 11-4) face off in a Northeast conference showdown at the UMPC Events Center. The Colonials knocked off the Mountaineers by 17 points just over a week ago.
The Mountaineers have had some major struggles this season, and coming into this game they have lost four games in a row. Over the last five games Mount St. Mary’s is averaging 62 points per game while the defense is giving up 69.4.
The Mountaineers have three guards who average at least 11 points per game, with Damian Chong Qui leading that charge. Mount St. Mary’s defense struggled in the first game against the Colonials and that defense is going to need to be better.
The Colonials played a tough non-conference schedule an it has put them in good shape to have success in conference play.
Robert Morris had won six games in a row, but they have now lost two games straight. In the Colonials last game against St. Francis, the defense gave up 86 points, and it led to a blowout loss.
At home this season the Colonials are averaging 69.7 points while the defense is giving up 61.7 points.
The Colonials are led by Josh Williams and AJ Bramah who are both averaging around 13 points per game.
The Mountaineers are 7-3 ATS in their last ten games against Robert Morris. The Colonials are 16-6 ATS in their last 22 games against the Northeast Conference.
Don’t let Robert Morris’s last two games fool you, there is no doubt they are the better team in this game. The Colonials are defense will lock down like they did in the first meeting, which will lead to a win and a cover of the spread.