Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Rose Hill Gymnasium
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The George Washington Colonials travel to Rose Hill Gymnasium to play the Fordham Rams on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. The opening line for this game has Fordham as 1 point favorites.
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The Colonials come into this game with an overall record of 16-13 and a road record of 4-7. They are 11-15 against the spread and their over/under record is 14-12. The Rams have an overall record of 13-16 and a home record of 8-8. They have an over/under record of 10-14 and they are 10-13 against the spread.
Tyler Cavanaugh comes into this contest averaging 17.4 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Colonials. He pulls down 8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Yuta Watanabe averages 11.7 points per game in 34.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 4.9 rebounds per game for George Washington. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Javontae Hawkins averages 13.7 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per contest this year for the Rams. He grabs 5 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Christian Sengfelder averages 12.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
George Washington averages 70 points per contest this season which ranks them 241st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.1 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 298th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 81st in the country. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per game which ranks them 67th and 174th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 182nd with 13.2 per game. The Colonials allow 69.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 103rd in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 176th and 225th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 38th and they give up 14.1 assists per contest which puts them in 245th place in the country. They force 10.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 335th in Division 1.
Fordham averages 64.2 points per game this year which ranks them 330th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -2.8 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 309th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 275th in the nation. They average 29.1 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per contest which ranks them 348th and 207th respectively. In the turnover department the Rams rank 224th with 13.6 per game. The Rams allow 67 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 54th in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 270th and 251st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 168th and they give up 15.3 assists per contest which puts them in 306th place in the nation. The Rams force 17.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in college basketball.
The Colonials average 68.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 81 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -6.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 10.7 per contest. The Colonials have an offensive rating of 104.1 and they assist on 57.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. George Washington turns the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33.5%. The Colonials give up 74.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 70.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Rams score 65.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 57.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 3.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 0.9 points per game. The Rams have a rating on offense of 96.4 and 57.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 44% of their shots. Fordham turns it over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 14.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 45.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 24.1%. The Rams give up 64.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 54 points per game in their past 3 contests.
George Washington Colonials Betting Trends
The George Washington Colonials are 11-15 against the spread
The George Washington Colonials are 14-12 against the over/under
Fordham Rams Betting Trends
The Fordham Rams are 10-13 against the spread
The Fordham Rams are 10-14 against the over/under
George Washington Colonials Injuries
No key injuries to report
Fordham Rams Injuries
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Josh's Pick: Take Fordham -1
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