St. Francis-Brooklyn vs. Robert Morris - 3/4/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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St. Francis-Brooklyn Terriers (13-17) at Robert Morris Colonials (17-14)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 7:00 pm (UPMC Events Center)
The Line: Robert Morris Colonials -8.5 -- Over/Under: 137 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers (13-17, 7-11 CONF) and the Robert Morris Colonials (17-14, 13-5 CONF) will meet on Wednesday, March 4th for the Quarterfinal of the Northeast Conference Tournament at the UPMC Events Center in Moon Township, PA. The game will be played at 7:00 PM eastern time.
St. Francis Brooklyn is coming off an 85-79 road win over Centra Connecticut State in their last game. St. Francis Brooklyn snapped their three-game losing streak with that win. Robert Morris is coming off a 78-68 home win over St. Francis PA in their last game. Robert Morris has won two of their last three games overall and they will host this game as the better seed between these two teams.
St. Francis Brooklyn scores 70.3 points per game on 42.0 percent field goal shooting this season. St. Francis Brooklyn’s leading scorer is G Chauncey Hawkins, who scores 14.9 points per game. The leading rebounder for St. Francis Brooklyn is G Unique McLean, who earns 8.1 rebounds per game. St. Francis Brooklyn allows 72.0 points per game to the opposition, therefore they have a -1.7 scoring differential so far this season. St. Francis Brooklyn also earns 36.1 rebounds, 12.2 assists, 4.6 blocks, and 6.3 steals per game as a team.
Robert Morris scores 69.4 points per game on 44.0 percent field goal shooting this season. Robert Morris’s leading scorer is G Josh Williams, who scores 13.5 points per game. The leading rebounder for Robert Morris is AJ Bramah, who earns 8.0 rebounds per game. Robert Morris allows 67.4 points per game to the opposition, thus they have a +2.0 scoring differential so far this season. Robert Morris also earns 33.6 rebounds, 16.4 assists, 1.9 blocks, and 6.2 steals per game as a team.
St. Francis Brooklyn is 13-15-1 against the spread this season and 3-7 against the spread in their last ten games. St. Francis Brooklyn is also 7-9 against the spread on the road so far this season. Robert Morris is 18-12 against the spread this season and 6-4 against the spread in their last ten games. Robert Morris is also 7-4 against the spread at home so far this season.
Overall, I think Robert Morris is the better team in all facets, including experience, therefore I will take Robert Morris and lay the points. There are certainly better games to bet in my opinion, though.