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Robert Morris vs Purdue Fort Wayne Pick & Preview: Sunday, February 12th Betting Odds
Colonials vs Mastodons Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Robert Morris Colonials at Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons
- Where: Fort Wayne at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
- Date: Sunday, February 12th
- Betting Odds: Robert Morris +5, ROBMS +176 | IPFW -220 O/U 137.0
Robert Morris will be looking to pick up a win in today’s game vs Purdue Fort Wayne in order to snap their current 3 game losing streak. So far, the Colonials have played 13 games on the road, with a record of 4-9. For the season, Robert Morris has been the underdog in 16 games, sitting with a mark of 4-12. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Colonials being +5 point underdogs.
Kahliel Spear comes into today’s game as the Colonials’ leading scorer at 15.65 points per contest. Not only has Spear been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is Robert Morris’ top rebounder at 8.08 boards per contest. Behind Spear, the team has benefited from the strong play of Enoch Cheeks, who is second on the team in scoring at 16.54 points per game. Overall, he has hit 47.6% of his shots and is adding 4.58 boards per game.
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.
Purdue Fort Wayne will be looking to pick up a win in today’s game vs Robert Morris in order to snap their current 2 game losing streak. So far this season, Purdue Fort Wayne has played 12 games at home, sitting with a record of 8-4. The Mastodons’ are sitting with a betting line that is -5 points in their favor. For the season, Purdue Fort Wayne has been favored to win in 14 games, sitting with a mark of 9-5.
Purdue Fort Wayne’s leading scorer this season is Jarred Godfrey, who is averaging 17.28 points per contest. So far, Godfrey has accounted for 22.35% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 5.32 rebounds per game and 3.76 assists. Bobby Planutis is the second leading scorer for the Mastodons, averaging 10.77 points per game. Between him and Planutis, they are accounting for 36.8% of the team’s scoring.
On offense, Purdue Fort Wayne comes into the game looking to control the pace of play, as they are just 402nd in possessions per game. Even with their preference to slow the game down, the Mastodons’ are scoring at a rate similar to the NCAA average at 73.7 points per game. So far, 44.86% of their shots have come from beyond the arc, where they have connected at a rate of 37.1%.
Free Spread Prediction: Robert Morris Colonials +5
Our betting model for this contest between the Robert Morris Colonials and the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons has identified Robert Morris at +5 as today’s best bet. Although the Colonials are the betting underdogs, we like how they have been performing vs the spread at away. Over the school’s last 10 road games, they have a record of 7-3 vs the spread. Although Purdue Fort Wayne has shot well from behind the arc this season, look for the Colonials’ defense to put the clamps down with their 3-point defense. Our recommendation is to jump on Robert Morris to cover as +5 point road underdogs.