Youngstown State College Basketball Betting Line Vs. Robert Morris – February 21, 2023

Posted on February 21, 2023

The Robert Morris Colonials (14-15, 9-9 Horizon) will try to build on a three-game winning streak when hosting the Youngstown State Penguins (22-7, 14-4 Horizon) on February 21, 2023 at UPMC Events Center.

The Penguins match up against the Colonials in a game that Youngstown State is currently a favorite by 4.5 points. A 143-point total is set for the game.

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Youngstown State Betting Line, Matchup Info Vs. Robert Morris

  • When: Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET
  • Where: UPMC Events Center in Moon Township, Pennsylvania
  • How to Watch on TV: ESPN+
  • Spread Favorite: Youngstown State -4.5
  • Moneyline Favorite: Youngstown State -216
  • Moneyline Underdog: Robert Morris +175
  • Over/Under: 143 points

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Youngstown State Betting Trends

  • The Penguins have covered 18 times in 27 games with a spread this season.
  • Youngstown State has covered the spread 11 times this season (11-4 ATS) when playing as at least 4.5-point favorites.
  • The Penguins have won in 19, or 79.2%, of the 24 contests they have been named as odds-on favorites in this year.
  • Youngstown State has yet to enter a game this year with shorter moneyline odds than -216.
  • In the Penguins’ 27 games this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total 19 times.
  • Youngstown State’s 27 games this season have gone over this contest’s total of 143 points 22 times.
  • The average total in Penguins outings this year is 156.0, 13.0 more points than this game’s over/under.

Youngstown State Top Performers

Dwayne Cohill 29 17.9 3.6 4.8 1.4 0.3 1.6
Brandon Rush 29 14.2 2.6 1.4 1.1 0.4 2.3
Malek Green 29 13.8 7.1 1.0 0.7 0.4 0.4
Adrian Nelson 29 13.2 9.8 1.1 1.4 0.5 0.8
Bryce McBride 29 7.9 2.0 3.6 1.2 0.1 0.9

Youngstown State Season Stats

  • Youngstown State is outscoring opponents by 11.6 points per game with a +337 scoring differential overall. It puts up 83.8 points per game (fifth in college basketball) and gives up 72.2 per contest (257th in college basketball).
  • The 34.4 rebounds per game the Penguins average rank 101st in the nation, and are 3.7 more than the 30.7 their opponents collect per outing.
  • Offensively, the Penguins are posting 82.6 points per game this year in conference contests. As a comparison, their season average (83.8 points per game) is 1.2 PPG higher.
  • Youngstown State’s defense has been more effective in Horizon tilts this year, conceding 71.9 points per matchup, compared to its season average of 72.2 PPG allowed.
  • With 8.5 treys per game in Horizon contests, the Penguins are hitting 0.2 more per game in conference play compared to their season average (8.3 per game). However, they are hitting a lower percentage of their shots from beyond the arc in conference action (37.4%) than overall (37.7%).
  • Youngstown State is scoring 86.9 points per game this year at home, which is 5.8 more points than it is averaging when playing on the road (81.1).
  • Defensively the Penguins have played better in home games this season, ceding 69.9 points per game, compared to 76.2 away from home.

Youngstown State Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
2/4/2023 Northern Kentucky W 74-56 Home -3.5
2/10/2023 Purdue Fort Wayne W 81-72 Away -4
2/12/2023 Cleveland State L 81-78 Away -2.5
2/16/2023 Milwaukee W 87-58 Home -9.5
2/18/2023 Green Bay W 95-65 Home -22
2/21/2023 Robert Morris Away -4.5
2/25/2023 IUPUI Away

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Robert Morris Betting Trends

  • Robert Morris has put together a 16-11-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • The Colonials have covered the spread seven times this season (7-6 ATS) when playing as at least 4.5-point underdogs.
  • Robert Morris has been underdogs in 17 games this season and won five (29.4%) of those contests.
  • The Colonials have not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +175.
  • Robert Morris’ games have hit the over 10 out of 27 times this year.
  • The Colonials have combined with their opponents to score more than 143 points in nine of 27 games this season.
  • The average total for Robert Morris’ games this season is 134.9 points, 8.1 fewer points than this game’s over/under.

Robert Morris Top Performers

Kenny Strawbridge 1 21.0 3.0 1.0 2.0 0.0 4.0
Enoch Cheeks 27 16.1 4.6 3.4 1.9 1.3 1.7
Kahliel Spear 29 15.3 8.2 1.9 1.0 1.2 0.6
Josh Corbin 29 10.7 2.4 1.2 1.0 0.2 2.9
Michael Green III 27 8.2 1.8 4.4 0.9 0.0 0.9

Robert Morris Season Stats

  • The Colonials’ +71 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 2.5 points per game) is a result of putting up 68.7 points per game (260th in college basketball) while giving up 66.2 per outing (75th in college basketball).
  • Robert Morris wins the rebound battle by 2.5 boards on average. It records 33.8 rebounds per game, 136th in college basketball, while its opponents grab 31.3.
  • In conference play, the Colonials are scoring fewer points (68.2 per game) than they are overall (68.7) in 2022-23.
  • In Horizon action, Robert Morris has given up 0.2 more points per game (66.4) than overall (66.2) in 2022-23.
  • In Horizon play, the Colonials sink fewer treys (7.1 per game) than they do overall (7.4), and their percentage from beyond the arc (32.0%) is lower than for the whole season (34.1%).
  • At home Robert Morris is putting up 73.9 points per game, 9.1 more than it is averaging away (64.8).
  • At home, the Colonials give up 65.1 points per game. On the road, they concede 66.5.

Robert Morris Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
2/4/2023 Wright State L 82-67 Home -1.5
2/10/2023 Cleveland State L 57-55 Away +6
2/12/2023 Purdue Fort Wayne W 71-64 Away +5
2/16/2023 Green Bay W 71-56 Home -13.5
2/18/2023 Milwaukee W 80-60 Home -3
2/21/2023 Youngstown State Home +4.5
2/23/2023 IUPUI Away

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