Thursday, December 22, 2016
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The George Washington Colonials travel to BankUnited Center to play the Miami Hurricanes on Thursday, December 22, 2016.
The Colonials come into this game with an overall record of 8-4 and a road record of 2-0. They are 3-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-5. The Hurricanes have an overall record of 8-2 and a home record of 5-0. They have an over/under record of 1-6 and they are 2-6 against the spread.
Tyler Cavanaugh comes into this contest averaging 17.1 points per game while playing 33 minutes per night so far this season for the Colonials. He pulls down 7.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Yuta Watanabe averages 13.4 points per game in 30 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 5.2 rebounds per game for George Washington. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Ja'Quan Newton averages 14.8 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per contest this year for the Hurricanes. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Davon Reed averages 13.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
George Washington averages 70 points per contest this season which ranks them 232nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.1 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 295th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 192nd in the country. They average 39.9 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per game which ranks them 42nd and 214th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 264th with 14.8 per game. The Colonials allow 67.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 86th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 113th and 238th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 55th and they give up 14.8 assists per contest which puts them in 250th place in the country. They force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 306th in Division 1.
Miami averages 74.4 points per game this year which ranks them 133rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 17.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 71st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 177th in the nation. They average 41.4 rebounds per game and 12.1 assists per contest which ranks them 15th and 256th respectively. In the turnover department the Hurricanes rank 187th with 13.8 per game. The Hurricanes allow 57.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the country. They also allow a 36% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 5th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.3 rebounds a game which ranks 39th and they give up 9.4 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the nation. The Hurricanes force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 219th in college basketball.
The Colonials average 67.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 73 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 11.7 per contest. The Colonials have an offensive rating of 101.8 and they assist on 56.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. George Washington turns the ball over an average of 18.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 35.1%. The Colonials give up 73.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 61.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Hurricanes score 79.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 77.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 24.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 25.8 points per game. The Hurricanes have a rating on offense of 110.5 and 45.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Miami turns it over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 11.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 56.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 37.8%. The Hurricanes give up 53.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 53 points per game in their past 3 contests.
George Washington Colonials Betting Trends
The George Washington Colonials are 3-6 against the spread
The George Washington Colonials are 4-5 against the over/under
Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 2-6 against the spread
The Miami Hurricanes are 1-6 against the over/under
George Washington Colonials Injuries
12/21/16 G Patrick Steeves Knee "?" Thursday vs. Miami Florida
12/03/16 G Yuta Watanabe Calf out indefinitely
Miami Hurricanes Injuries
11/25/16 G Rashad Muhammad Disciplinary has left team
Guy's Pick: Take Miami
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