Davidson at George Washington College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/3/2018
Saturday, February 3, 2018
Charles E. Smith Center
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The Davidson Wildcats travel to Charles E. Smith Center to play the George Washington Colonials on Saturday, February 3, 2018. The opening line for this game has Davidson as 5.5 point favorites.
Davidson heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-9. They currently have a point differential of 8.0 as they are averaging 75.6 points per contest while giving up 67.6 per game. George Washington has an overall record of 9-13. They are averaging 64.2 points per game and surrendering 69.9, good for a point differential of -5.7.
Valuable Davidson Wildcats Betting Trends
The Davidson Wildcats are 10-9 against the spread this season
The Davidson Wildcats are 6-12 against the over/under this year
Important George Washington Colonials Betting Trends
The George Washington Colonials are 6-12 against the spread this season
The George Washington Colonials are 9-9 against the over/under this year
Key Davidson Wildcats Injuries
01/11/18 F Dusan Kovacevic Knee is out for season
01/11/18 F Nathan Ekwu Knee is out for season
01/07/18 G Luke Frampton Knee is out for season
Key George Washington Colonials Injuries
No key injuries to report
Peyton Aldridge averages 20 points per game while playing 37.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is at 85%. Kellan Grady averages 15.9 points per game in 34.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Yuta Watanabe averages 14.6 points per game while playing 37.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.3 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Jair Bolden averages 12 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 34% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
Davidson averages 75.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 129th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.0 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 56th. Behind the arc they shoot 38%, which is good for 61st in the country. They average 32.9 rebounds per game and 16.9 assists per game, which ranks them 303rd and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 348th with 9.7 per game. The Wildcats allow 67.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 68th in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 211th and 211th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.1 rebounds a game which ranks 54th and they give up 12.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 135th place in college basketball. They force 11.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
George Washington is 339th in the country with 64.2 points per game this year. They are 276th in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -5.7. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 333rd in college basketball. They are 312th in the nation in rebounding with 32.6 boards per game, and 235th in assists per contest with 12.8. The Colonials are 209th in turnovers per game with 12.8. The Colonials surrender 69.9 points per contest, which ranks them 124th in the country. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 303rd and 295th in those defensive statistics. They rank 128th with 12.8 assists allowed per contest and 105th with 33.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Colonials are 38th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.5 per game this season.
The Wildcats are 195th in the country in defensive rating with 102.3, and their offensive rating of 114.4 is ranked 24th. They are 330th in college basketball in pace with 66 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 18th. As a unit they are 29th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 49% of their shot attempts, ranking 6th in D-1. Davidson is 341st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 240th in the country.
George Washington is 126th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 276th in the nation. The Colonials are 299th in the country in offensive rating with 98.1, and their defensive rating of 106.9 is ranked 285th. In terms of pace they are 340th in Division 1 with 65.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 310th. As a team they are 319th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 284th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Davidson/George Washington college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take George Washington +5.5
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