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Robert Morris vs Oakland Pick & Preview: Thursday, January 12th Betting Odds
Colonials vs Golden Grizzlies Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Robert Morris Colonials at Oakland Golden Grizzlies
- Where: Rochester at Athletics Center O’rena
- Date: Thursday, January 12th
- Betting Odds: Robert Morris +6, ROBMS +209 | OAK -262 O/U 141.5
Robert Morris will take the floor against the Golden Grizzlies with an overall record of 8-9. So far, the Colonials have played 8 games on the road, with a record of 3-5. For the season, Robert Morris has been the underdog in 11 games, sitting with a mark of 4-7. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Colonials being +6 point underdogs.
Robert Morris’ leading scorer this season is Enoch Cheeks, who is averaging 17.33 points per contest. So far, Cheeks has accounted for 22.24% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.47 rebounds per game and 3.0 assists. Kahliel Spear is the second leading scorer for the Colonials, averaging 14.0 points per game. Between him and Spear, they are accounting for 42.6% of the team’s scoring.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Robert Morris this season, as they are currently ranked 255th in college basketball at 69.4 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Colonials’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 33.9%, placing them 261st in the NCAA.
Golden Grizzlies Preview:
Through 17 games, the Oakland Golden Grizzlies have an overall record of 6-11. So far this season, Oakland has played 8 games at home, sitting with a record of 4-4. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the Golden Grizzlies as the -6 point favorites. The Golden Grizzlies have been favored 4 times, going 3-1 straight up.
Oakland’s leading scorer this season is Trey Townsend, who is averaging 16.18 points per contest. So far, Townsend has accounted for 22.25% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 6.94 rebounds per game and 1.71 assists. Keaton Hervey is the second leading scorer for the Golden Grizzlies, averaging 12.76 points per game. Between him and Hervey, they are accounting for 39.8% of the team’s scoring.
On offense, Oakland is scoring a rate similar to the NCAA average at 74.4 points per game. This figure has come despite struggling to knock down shots from outside. Through 17 games, they have only hit 30.2% of their 3-point field goal attempts. For the season, 41.47% of their shots have come from beyond the arc.
Free Spread Prediction: Oakland Golden Grizzlies -6
Heading into this matchup, our NCAA betting model has identified this game as a profitable opportunity and recommends taking the Oakland Golden Grizzlies to pick up the win and cover the spread as -6 point betting favorites. Although Oakland as a team is just 236th in overall shooting percentage, we see their offense putting together a strong performance against the Colonials’ defense. At -6 we see there being plenty of value in grabbing the Golden Grizzlies to come out on top and cover.