Siena Saints at Robert Morris Colonials Betting Prediction


The Siena Saints (3-6) will travel to the UPMC Events Center to meet the Robert Morris Colonials (4-5). Action gets underway at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 8, 2018.

Siena Saints at Robert Morris Colonials ATS Odds

Both teams lost in their last matchup. The Colonials lost big to the USC Trojans, 83-62, while the Saints fell to the Providence Friars, 77-67.

Siena had a better free throw rate (0.176 vs. 0.113) while Robert Morris had a much better turnover percentage (12.8 vs. 18.1). Koby Thomas played well for Robert Morris, putting up 16 points and 10 rebounds. Siena, meanwhile, was lifted by Evan Fisher, who recorded 11 points and six rebounds.

The Saints won the sole game between these two teams last season, 76-74. Siena was successful at getting to and converting from the charity stripe. The Saints made 22 of their 27 free throws (81.5 percent), while the Colonials were just 10-19 (52.6 percent).

Robert Morris could have trouble getting to the charity stripe in this meeting. The Colonials rank 205th in the nation with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.231, while Siena ranks 33rd in FTA rate allowed (0.272) since the 2017-18 season. Furthermore, the Saints rank 35th in turnover percentage (20.8 percent), while the Colonials rank 21st in opponents’ turnover percentage (22.8 percent).

Siena vs. Robert Morris Pick

Pick: SU Winner – Robert Morris, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Siena ranks 44th in rebounds allowed per game (33.8) while Robert Morris ranks 244th (37.2).
  • The Saints rank 25th in three pointers attempted per game (20.6) while the Colonials rank 137th (22.8).
  • Siena ranks 203rd in assists per game (11.4) while Robert Morris ranks 235th (12.2).
  • The Colonials rank 28th in steals per game (7.8) while the Saints rank 198th (5.0).
  • Siena ranks 41st in blocks allowed per game (3.1) while Robert Morris ranks 168th (3.6).