Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Charles E. Smith Athletic Center
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The Penn State Nittany Lions travel to Charles E. Smith Athletic Center to play the George Washington Colonials on Tuesday, December 8, 2015. The opening line for this game has George Washington as 10 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 133.
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The Nittany Lions come into this game with an overall record of 5-2 and a road record of 1-0. They are 3-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-4. The Colonials have an overall record of 7-1 and a home record of 5-0. They have an over/under record of 1-4 and they are 3-2 against the spread.
Brandon Taylor comes into this contest averaging 16 points per game while playing 28.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Nittany Lions. He pulls down 6.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 69%. Shep Garner averages 15.6 points per game in 36.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for Penn State. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Patricio Garino averages 15.3 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per contest this year for the Colonials. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage currently is at 68%. Tyler Cavanaugh averages 15.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.8 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Penn State averages 66.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 270th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.6 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them ranked 289th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 145th in the country. They average 37 rebounds per game and 9.9 assists per game which ranks them 157th and 328th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 26th with 10.4 per game. The Nittany Lions allow 66 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 61st in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 135th and 279th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.1 rebounds a game which ranks 129th and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 71st place in the country. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 216th in the Division 1.
George Washington averages 77.2 points per game this year which ranks them 92nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 8.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 95th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 223rd in the nation. They average 39.6 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per contest which ranks them 78th and 158th respectively. In the turnover department the Colonials rank 96th with 11.9 per game. The Colonials allow 69 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 123rd in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 69th and 35th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35 rebounds a game which ranks 123rd and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 68th place in the nation. The Colonials force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 272nd in college basketball.
Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Trends
The Penn State Nittany Lions are 3-3 against the spread
The Penn State Nittany Lions are 2-4 against the over/under
George Washington Colonials Betting Trends
The George Washington Colonials are 3-2 against the spread
The George Washington Colonials are 1-4 against the over/under
Penn State Nittany Lions Injuries
12/07/15 G Josh Reaves Hip injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Geo Washington
George Washington Colonials Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Penn State
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