Wagner Seahawks vs. Robert Morris Colonials - 3/2/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Robert Morris Colonials (10-21) at Wagner Seahawks (20-9)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Spiro Sports Center)
The Line: Wagner Seahawks -11 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Robert Morris Colonials will travel to play the Wagner Seahawks in the first round of the Northeast Conference Tournament.
The Wagner Seahawks are 20-9 (13-5) and are the #1 seed in the Northeast tournament. Wagner finished the regular season winning their last 5 games in a row. Wagner defeated Robert Morris both times they played this season by scores of 72-69 and 62-54. Wagner is averaging 70.2 points per game while giving up 63.6 points per game. Wagner is also averaging 39.8 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game. Corey Henson is averaging 13.5 points per game and 3 assists per game for Wagner. Michael Carey is averaging 12 points per game and 9.1 rebounds per game for the Seahawks. Wagner is shooting 71.5% on free throws, 33.7% on three-pointers, and 42.8% on all field goal attempts.
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The Robert Morris Colonials are 10-21 (8-10) and are the #8 seed in the Northeast tournament. Robert Morris finished the regular season losing 2 of their last 3 games. Robert Morris is averaging 65.5 points per game while giving up 71.2 points per game. Robert Morris is also averaging 32.5 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per game. Rodney Pryor is averaging 18.3 points per game and 8 rebounds per game for Robert Morris. Isaiah Still is averaging 9.8 points per game and 3.7 rebounds per game for the Colonials. Robert Morris is shooting 66.7% on free throws, 28.2% on three-pointers, and 41.9% on all field goal attempts.
Robert Morris is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games. The under is 4-0 in the last 4 conference games for Robert Morris. The under is 5-2 in the last 7 games for Robert Morris. Wagner is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games. The over is 8-3 in Wagner’s last 11 home games. The over is 4-0 in these two teams last 4 meetings.
Wagner was the best team in the Northeast Conference during the regular season and will be playing on their home court in this game. Wagner plays very tough defense, while Robert Morris is giving up about 71 points per game. Robert Morris also has a very slow offense, averaging about 65 points per game. Wagner has the rebounding advantage in this matchup and I like them to win this one.