robert morris vs northern Kentucky ncaab prediction

NCAAB Robert Morris vs N Kentucky Prediction 11/29/2023

The Robert Morris Colonials (1-4) travel to face off against the Northern Kentucky Norse (2-3) on Wednesday, November 29th. This game will be played at Truist Arena in Highland Heights and televised on ESPN+. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

Robert Morris Colonials vs Northern Kentucky Norse

The Robert Morris Colonials Are Coming Off A Win

Robert Morris is coming off a 97-86 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson and currently holds a 1-4 record. Looking back at their last five road games, which includes games from last year, Robert Morris has gone 0-5. As of today’s game, Robert Morris has a 1-4 ATS record. However, in their last five games, the team has gone 3-1 against the spread.

Robert Morris comes in with an over/under record of 3-2-0 through five games, with their games averaging a combined 147.2 points per game so far. Looking at the Colonials’ last three games, their over/under record is 3-0 with their games averaging 76 points per game.

The Northern Kentucky Norse Are Coming Off A Win

Heading into their sixth game of the season, Northern Kentucky currently holds a 2-3 overall record. In their last three home games, including those from last year, Northern Kentucky has gone winless, posting an 0-3 record. As of today, Northern Kentucky holds a 1-4 ATS record. In home games this season, Northern Kentucky is 1-1 vs. the spread, and in their last ten home games, they are 7-3.

Northern Kentucky’s games have, on average, featured 145.2 points per game leading to an over/under record of 3-2-0. Their average over/under line is currently 139.3 points so far. Looking at the Norse’s last three games, their over/under record is 1-1 with their games averaging 81 points per game.

Robert Morris Offense Breakdown

Robert Morris’ offense had a good outing, putting up 97 points against Fairleigh Dickinson. They achieved a 50.9% field goal percentage and went 30/32 from the free-throw line. Josh Corbin led the team in scoring, putting up 34 points. Additionally, Justice Williams contributed 21 points for the Colonials.

Justice Williams (G) 16.0 2.8 2.6
TJ Wainwright (G) 12.7 0.8 1.2
Markeese Hastings (F) 13.8 10.0 0.6

Northern Kentucky Offense Breakdown

The Northern Kentucky offense is coming off a game where they scored 72 points against LIU. They posted a field goal percentage of 43.1% and connected on 3 threes. One area that the Northern Kentucky offense has been good this season is getting to the line. Currently, they are 82nd in free-throw attempts per contest. Overall, they have a field goal percentage of 44%.

Marques Warrick (G) 16.5 2.0 2.2
Sam Vinson (G) 16.5 5.3 2.7
Michael Bradley (G) 8.8 2.5 4.8

Robert Morris Team Defense

On the defensive side, Robert Morris is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 72.8 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Robert Morris’ defense has allowed opponents to shoot 46.7% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 31.8% this season.

Northern Kentucky Team Defense

At this time, the Norse’s defense is positioned 151st in the country, permitting 74.0 points per game. In their previous game vs. LIU, the Sharks finished with a field goal percentage of 43% and a total of 64 points vs. Northern Kentucky.

Colonials vs Norse Trends

  • Through their last ten road contests, the Colonials offense has averaged 68 points per game while allowing an average of 70. Robert Morris posted an overall record of 2-8 while going 7-3 ATS.
  • Across the Norse last five home games, the team averaged 61 points per game while allowing 72. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 2-3, while going 1-4 straight-up.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Colonials have gone 7-3 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 2-8.
  • Through their previous three contests as the betting favorite, the Norse have a strong record of 3-0. Their record vs the spread in these matchups is 1-2.

Colonials vs Norse Prediction

Not only do we have the Norse winning this one by a score of 77-67, but we see them covering the spread. Our pick is to grab the Norse at -5.5.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 141.5 and given that our model is projecting 144 points between the teams, we like the over.

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