The Colonials and Vikings are set to face off at 1:00 ET on ESPN+. The Vikings will host the game at Wolstein Center in Cleveland, OH. The over/under for this game is set at 153 points, and Cleveland State is favored by -8 vs. Robert Morris in a Horizon League conference matchup.


The Pick: Cleveland State Vikings -8

This game will be played at Wolstein Center at 1:00 ET on Sunday, January 28th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-68 in favor of the Vikings.
  • Not only will Cleveland State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -8.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 153 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Do the Colonials Stand a Chance on the Road?

Robert Morris comes into this game as a significant underdog, as they have gone just 1-11 in games where they are not favored. On the road, their average scoring margin is -6.0 points per game, and they have gone just 2-7 this season.

However, the Colonials have won three straight games, and they are coming off an 80-63 victory over IUPUI. Over the last 10 games on the road, Robert Morris has gone just 2-8.

As the underdog, Robert Morris has an ATS record of 7-5 this season. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Colonials have gone 5-5 vs. the spread. On the road, Robert Morris has an ATS mark of 5-4 this year and they have gone 6-4 ATS in their last 10 road games. In their last three road contests, the Colonials have gone 2-1 vs. the spread.

Robert Morris' over/under record this season is 12-6 and the average over/under line in their games is 143.8. So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today's over/under line of 153. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 174 points.

In their previous game, the Colonials' offense finished with 80 points, which is right in line with their current average of 75.9 points per contest. On the offensive front, the Colonials have a season-long field goal percentage of 44%, ranking 207th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 233rd in terms of percentage and 114th in three-pointers made.

At present, the Colonials' defense is nationally ranked 246th, allowing 75.4 points per game. So far, the Robert Morris defense is giving up an average of 7.2 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 14.4 times per game (700th).

Will Cleveland State Find a Way to Win at Home?

Entering tonight's game against Robert Morris, Cleveland State is 9-0 at home this season, outscoring opponents by an average of 9.4 points per game. Over their last ten home games, the Vikings are 9-1.

Overall, Cleveland State is 12-9, including a 5-4 record in Horizon League action. The Vikings are 9-2 when favored this season.

As the favorite this season, Cleveland State has gone 5-6 vs the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Vikings have a 4-6 ATS mark. At home this year, Cleveland State is 6-3 vs the spread and their ATS record at home over their last 10 games is 6-4.

Today's over/under line of 153 is higher than the average over/under line in Cleveland State's games this season (146). So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today's over/under line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and over their last 10 games, the over/under record is 7-3. The average scoring total in their last three games is 165 points.

Coming off their recent game, the Cleveland State offense tallied 75 points in a matchup against Purdue Fort Wayne. Their field goal percentage for the game was 51.8%, and they made 11 threes. Leading the team in scoring was Drew Lowder with 23 points. Tae Williams also added 11 points for the Vikings.

Currently, the Vikings' defense holds the 222nd rank in the nation, allowing 74.3 points per game. Against Purdue Fort Wayne in their most recent game, the Cleveland State defense gave up a total of 68 points while allowing Purdue Fort Wayne to hit 51% of their shots.