Planning on watching today's Colonials and Panthers game? Catch the action at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena in Milwaukee, WI, as the Panthers hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under for this game is set at 153.5 points, and the Panthers are the home favorites against the Colonials in a Horizon League conference matchup.

ROBERT MORRIS COLONIALS VS MILWAUKEE PANTHERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Milwaukee Panthers -3.5

This game will be played at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena at 8:00 ET on Friday, December 29th.

WHY BET THE MILWAUKEE PANTHERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-67 in favor of the Panthers.
  • Not only will Milwaukee pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 153.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Can the Colonials Pull Off a Win at Milwaukee?

Today, Robert Morris will face off against Milwaukee in their 14th game of the season. So far this year, they have a record of 4-9. In road games, the Colonials are 1-5, while they are 1-2 at home. As of now, Robert Morris has a 4-5 ATS record heading into today's game. When examining their performance in the last five games, they have gone 2-2 vs. the spread.

So far, Robert Morris' games have averaged 146.1 points per game with the average over/under line being 138.8 points. When analyzing the Colonials' last five games, they have produced a combined average of 153 points per game and an over/under record of 3-1.

In their recent matchup, the Robert Morris offense ended with 75 points against Saint Francis U. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 49.2% and made 7 threes. Justice Williams led the team in scoring, putting up 20 points. Additionally, Markeese Hastings contributed 19 points for the Colonials.

Coming into today's game, the Robert Morris defense is giving up an average of 72.2 points per contest. Against Saint Francis U, the Colonials' defense gave up 73 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Saint Francis U only made 5 free-throws.

Can the Panthers Deliver Being Favored at Home?

After their most recent game, a close 81-79 win over UC Davis, Milwaukee's overall record now stands at 5-7. In their last three home games, which includes last year, Milwaukee has a 1-2 record. As of now, Milwaukee's record against the spread for the season stands at 3-5 leading into today's game. In the team's last ten games, they have gone 3-2 vs. the spread.

Up to this point, games involving Milwaukee have had an average of 151.6 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 148.4 points. Their over/under record is 4-3-1. The Panthers have an over/under record of 2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 157 points per game.

Milwaukee's offense had a good outing, putting up 81 points against UC Davis. They achieved a 58.5% field goal percentage and went 13/17 from the free-throw line. The Milwaukee offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 27.8 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 30% of their looks from outside this season.

At this time, the Panthers' defense is positioned 249th in the country, permitting 78.1 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 8.0 threes per game vs. Robert Morris. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 35.0%.