Friday, January 22, 2016
Charles E. Smith Athletic Center
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The Rhode Island Rams travel to Charles E. Smith Athletic Center to play the George Washington Colonials on Friday, January 22, 2016. The opening line for this game has George Washington as 5.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Rams come into this game with an overall record of 11-7 and a road record of 1-4. They are 5-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-7. The Colonials have an overall record of 14-4 and a home record of 10-0. They have an over/under record of 7-8 and they are 8-7 against the spread.
Hassan Martin comes into this contest averaging 12.8 points per game while playing 29 minutes per night so far this season for the Rams. He pulls down 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 60% while his free throw percentage is currently at 59%. Four McGlynn averages 12.3 points per game in 32.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 2.4 rebounds per game for Rhode Island. His field goal percentage is 36% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Tyler Cavanaugh averages 17.2 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per contest this year for the Colonials. He grabs 7.2 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Patricio Garino averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 66%.
Rhode Island averages 71.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 194th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 111th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 69th in the country. They average 35.8 rebounds per game and 12.2 assists per game which ranks them 195th and 230th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 77th with 11.8 per game. The Rams allow 64.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 147th and 150th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.3 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 9.2 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 181st in the Division 1.
George Washington averages 75.8 points per game this year which ranks them 99th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 8.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 88th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 122nd in the nation. They average 38.2 rebounds per game and 15 assists per contest which ranks them 85th and 74th respectively. In the turnover department the Colonials rank 67th with 11.7 per game. The Colonials allow 67.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 75th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 84th and 31st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 39th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 70th place in the nation. The Colonials force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 250th in college basketball.
Rhode Island Rams Betting Trends
The Rhode Island Rams are 5-11 against the spread
The Rhode Island Rams are 9-7 against the over/under
George Washington Colonials Betting Trends
The George Washington Colonials are 8-7 against the spread
The George Washington Colonials are 7-8 against the over/under
Rhode Island Rams Injuries
11/16/15 G E.C. Matthews Knee out for season
George Washington Colonials Injuries
01/21/16 G Joe McDonald Eye is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Rhode Island
Tony's Pick: Take Rhode Island
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