|2013 NIT First Round Robert Morris vs. Kentucky Picks & Predictions|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Tuesday, 19 March 2013 14:47|
Robert Morris vs. Kentucky Pick
MOON TOWNSHIP, PA (The Spread) – The first round of the NIT tournament will kickoff tonight and one team that believes it was snubbed in the NCAA tournament will play at 7:30PM ET when Kentucky takes on Robert Morris.
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed Kentucky as a 3.5-point favorites versus Robert Morris, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 142 points. The Wildcats enter play tonight with a 21-11 record while the Colonials are 23-10 on the year.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Wildcats opened as 5.5-point favorites but the spread has been bet down to 3.5 at most sports books, while the over/under total opened at 135 but has skyrocketed up to 142 at most places.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 81% of college basketball public bettors currently favor Kentucky. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NCAA FREE PICK: Take Robert Morris. According to the latest college basketball trends, the Wildcats are 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 games overall, 11-24-1 ATS in their last 36 games following an ATS loss and 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games versus a team with a win percentage above .600. Meanwhile, the Colonials are 4-0 against the number in their last four games following an ATS loss, 7-2 ATS in their last nine non-conference games and 14-5 ATS in their last 19 games overall. Many felt the Wildcats were snubbed by not getting into this year’s NCAA tournament so you have to wonder how motivated they’ll be to take on a Robert Morris team that could easily win this game outright. Take the points with the dog.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL FREE PICK: ROBERT MORRIS COLONIALS +3.5