Thursday, January 28, 2016
Charles E. Smith Athletic Center
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The Richmond Spiders travel to Charles E. Smith Athletic Center to play the George Washington Colonials on Thursday, January 28, 2016. The opening line for this game has George Washington as 5.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
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The Spiders come into this game with an overall record of 10-8 and a road record of 2-3. They are 6-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-4. The Colonials have an overall record of 15-4 and a home record of 11-0. They have an over/under record of 7-9 and they are 8-8 against the spread.
Terry Allen comes into this contest averaging 20.2 points per game while playing 34 minutes per night so far this season for the Spiders. He pulls down 8.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. T.J. Cline averages 16.2 points per game in 28.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.1 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for Richmond. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 60%.
Tyler Cavanaugh averages 17 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per contest this year for the Colonials. He grabs 7.3 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Patricio Garino averages 12.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 66%.
Richmond averages 79.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 45th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.9 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 92nd in the country. They average 32.8 rebounds per game and 17.1 assists per game which ranks them 297th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 10.9 per game. The Spiders allow 74.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 216th in the nation. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 292nd and 303rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 142nd and they give up 13.5 assists per contest which puts them in 197th place in the country. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 173rd in the Division 1.
George Washington averages 75.1 points per game this year which ranks them 120th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 8.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 99th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 147th in the nation. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per contest which ranks them 78th and 99th respectively. In the turnover department the Colonials rank 67th with 11.7 per game. The Colonials allow 66.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 56th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 85th and 47th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.1 rebounds a game which ranks 31st and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 57th place in the nation. The Colonials force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 257th in college basketball.
The Spiders average 75.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 80.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -4.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 3 per contest. The Spiders have an offensive rating of 112.6 and they assist on 60% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 56%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Richmond turns the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 25.5%.
The Colonials score 80.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 71 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 2.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 14.2 points per game. The Colonials have a rating on offense of 110.4 and 57.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. George Washington turns it over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.5%.
Richmond Spiders Betting Trends
The Richmond Spiders are 6-8 against the spread
The Richmond Spiders are 10-4 against the over/under
George Washington Colonials Betting Trends
The George Washington Colonials are 8-8 against the spread
The George Washington Colonials are 7-9 against the over/under
Richmond Spiders Injuries
11/11/15 G Josh Jones Suspension out indefinitely
George Washington Colonials Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Richmond
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