Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Stuart C. Siegel Center
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The George Washington Colonials travel to Stuart C. Siegel Center to play the VCU Rams on Wednesday, January 11, 2017.
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The Colonials come into this game with an overall record of 9-7 and a road record of 2-2. They are 5-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-7. The Rams have an overall record of 13-3 and a home record of 7-1. They have an over/under record of 8-4 and they are 5-7 against the spread.
Tyler Cavanaugh comes into this contest averaging 16.9 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Colonials. He pulls down 7.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Jaren Sina averages 10.6 points per game in 32.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 3 rebounds per game for George Washington. His field goal percentage is 35% for the year while his free throw percentage is 91%.
JeQuan Lewis averages 15.9 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per contest this year for the Rams. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 4.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Mo Alie-Cox averages 10.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
George Washington averages 69.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 247th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.6 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 284th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 128th in the country. They average 39.1 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per game which ranks them 50th and 172nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 232nd with 14.2 per game. The Colonials allow 68.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 93rd in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 149th and 279th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 33rd and they give up 14.9 assists per contest which puts them in 269th place in the country. They force 10.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 334th in Division 1.
VCU averages 75.4 points per game this year which ranks them 102nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 9 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 37th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 134th in the nation. They average 35.2 rebounds per game and 16.2 assists per contest which ranks them 206th and 45th respectively. In the turnover department the Rams rank 224th with 14.1 per game. The Rams allow 66.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 51st in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 136th and 224th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.9 rebounds a game which ranks 49th and they give up 10.8 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the nation. The Rams force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in college basketball.
The Colonials average 66.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 68.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -2.7 per contest. The Colonials have an offensive rating of 102.6 and they assist on 58.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.7 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. 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 17.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 34.6%. The Colonials give up 72.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 71.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Rams score 79.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 82.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 11 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 16.1 points per game. The Rams have a rating on offense of 106.3 and 59.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. VCU turns it over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 12.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.1%. The Rams give up 63.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 71.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
George Washington Colonials Betting Trends
The George Washington Colonials are 5-8 against the spread
The George Washington Colonials are 6-7 against the over/under
VCU Rams Betting Trends
The VCU Rams are 5-7 against the spread
The VCU Rams are 8-4 against the over/under
George Washington Colonials Injuries
01/10/17 G Patrick Steeves Knee "?" Wednesday vs. Va Commonwealth
VCU Rams Injuries
01/03/17 G De'Riante Jenkins Foot expected to miss 6 weeks
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