Cleveland State vs Robert Morris Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Thursday, March 2, 2023

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The Cleveland State Vikings (19-12, 14-6 Horizon) hope to continue a seven-game home winning run when hosting the Robert Morris Colonials (16-16, 10-10 Horizon) on Thursday, March 2, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET.

The Vikings match up with the Colonials in a game that Cleveland State is currently a healthy favorite by 6.5 points. The matchup’s over/under is 134.5.

Cleveland State vs. Robert Morris Odds

Point Spread for Cleveland State vs. Robert Morris

The spread for this matchup is set at 6.5 points, with bookmakers listing Cleveland State as the favorite.

Cleveland State vs. Robert Morris Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Cleveland State has -299 odds to pick up the win, while Robert Morris is listed at +239 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 134.5 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Thursday, March 2, 2023
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
  • Arena: Wolstein Center

Cleveland State vs. Robert Morris Betting Trends

Against the spread, Cleveland State is 14-15-0 this season. The Vikings have been victorious in 12, or 80%, of the 15 contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season. Cleveland State has eclipsed the over/under in 53.3% of its opportunities this year (16 times in 30 games with a set point total).

Against the spread, Robert Morris is 17-13-0 this season. The Colonials have won 33.3% of the games this season they were the underdog on the moneyline (6-12). Robert Morris’ games this season have hit the over 40% of the time (12 out of 30 games with a set point total).

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Cleveland State vs. Robert Morris Key Players to Watch

Cleveland State

Tristan Enaruna posts 15.1 points and 6.6 rebounds per contest — both team highs. He is also putting up 1.4 assists, shooting 51.1% from the floor. Tujautae Williams posts 11.1 points, 6 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game, shooting 52.3% from the field. Deshon Parker leads his squad in assists per contest (4), and also posts 9.9 points and 4.3 rebounds. At the other end, he tallies 1 steal and 0.2 blocked shots. Deante Johnson is putting up 7.5 points, 1.7 assists and 6.2 rebounds per contest.

Robert Morris

Kahliel Spear is posting team highs in points (15.8 per game) and rebounds (8.3). And he is producing 1.9 assists, making 50.9% of his shots from the field. Enoch Cheeks tops the Colonials in scoring (15.8 points per game), and posts 4.4 rebounds and 3.4 assists. He also puts up 1.9 steals and 1.2 blocked shots. Josh Corbin gives the Colonials 10.3 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.4 assists per contest. He also averages 1.1 steals and 0.2 blocked shots. Michael Green III is posting a team-best 4.2 assists per game. And he is contributing 8.8 points and 1.7 rebounds, making 42.9% of his shots from the floor and 36% from beyond the arc, with 1 triples per contest.

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What you need to know about the Cleveland State Vikings

Cleveland State and its Horizon opponents have combined to hit the over 14 out of 20 times this season. This year, the Vikings are averaging 71.2 points per game (189th-ranked in college basketball) and allowing 67.8 points per contest (114th-ranked). Cleveland State ranks 125th in the country with 32.6 boards per game so far this year. Meanwhile, it ranks 213th with 31.6 rebounds allowed per contest.

The Vikings are scoring 74 points per game at home. In away games, they are averaging 68.6 points per contest. When it comes to three-pointers, Cleveland State is struggling, as it ranks 12th-worst in college basketball in threes made (5.1 per game) and 20th-worst in three-point percentage (30.6%). This season, the Vikings are allowing 7.1 treys per game (169th-ranked in college basketball) and are allowing opposing teams to shoot 32.5% (102nd-ranked) from downtown.

The Vikings have a 3-7 record against the spread while going 7-3 overall over their last 10 contests. Eight of Cleveland State’s past 10 contests have gone over the total. Cleveland State has been racking up 74.8 points per contest in its last 10 appearances, an average that’s slightly higher than the 71.2 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season. Cleveland State has been slightly suspect on the defensive end of the floor recently, giving up 73.3 points per game over its last 10 outings compared to the 67.8 it has conceded this season.

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What you need to know about the Robert Morris Colonials

Robert Morris’ conference games have hit the over eight out of 21 times this season. The Colonials are 243rd in college basketball in points scored (69.3 per game) and 80th in points conceded (66.6). Robert Morris is 133rd in college basketball in rebounds per game (32.5) and 116th in rebounds conceded (30.1).

The Colonials are scoring more points at home (74.1 per game) than on the road (65.5). Beyond the arc, Robert Morris is 206th in the nation in 3-pointers made per game (7.2). It is 226th in 3-point percentage at 33.5%. In 2022-23, the Colonials are 73rd in the nation in 3-pointers allowed (6.4 per game) and 295th in defensive 3-point percentage (35.7%).

The Colonials have gone 6-4 over their last 10 contests, with a 6-4 record against the spread in that span. In its past 10 games, Robert Morris has gone over the total three times. Robert Morris is posting 68.9 points per game over its past 10 games, which is 0.4 fewer points than its average for the season (69.3). While the Colonials are surrendering 66.6 points per game in 2022-23, they have bettered that mark in their previous 10 games, allowing 65.6 points per contest.

Cleveland State vs. Robert Morris Prediction & Pick

Our pick to win this game is Cleveland State, and we expect that Robert Morris will cover the spread (Cleveland State -6.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 134.5 points.

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How to bet Cleveland State vs. Robert Morris

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Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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