Robert Morris Colonials at Rider Broncs ATS Prediction


The Robert Morris Colonials (4-6) will travel to Alumni Gymnasium to go head-to-head against the Rider Broncs (3-3). Action gets underway at 3 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 15, 2018, and can be seen on ESPN 3.

Robert Morris Colonials vs. Rider Broncs Betting Odds

Both teams lost in their last contest. The Broncs lost to the UCF Knights, 84-70, while the Colonials lost big to the USC Trojans, 83-62.

Robert Morris had a much better turnover percentage (12.8 vs. 18.1) while Rider had a better offensive rebounding percentage (31.4 vs. 27.9). Rider was led by Dimencio Vaughn, who put up 14 points and five rebounds. Meanwhile, Koby Thomas played a pivotal role for Robert Morris with 16 points and 10 rebounds.

The Colonials won the lone game between these two teams last season, 78-75. Robert Morris’ effective field goal percentage was its largest advantage over Rider. The Colonials had a rate of 0.551 while the Broncs posted a mark of 0.459.

It will be a showdown of conflicting paces as the fast-breaking Broncs will look to push the more half-court-oriented Colonials. Dating back to the 2017-18 season, the Broncs rank 32nd in possessions per game while the Colonials are 246th.

Robert Morris Colonials vs. Rider Broncs Odds Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – Rider, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Rider ranks 49th in rebounds per game (38.9) while Robert Morris ranks 264th (34.7).
  • The Colonials rank 99th in assists allowed per game (12.4) while the Broncs rank 226th (15.3).
  • Robert Morris ranks 46th in steals allowed per game (6.3) while Rider ranks 106th (6.1).
  • The Colonials rank 74th in three pointers allowed per game (19.7) while the Broncs rank 246th (25.8).
  • Robert Morris ranks 50th in blocks allowed per game (3.5) while Rider ranks 187th (4.6).