George Mason at George Washington College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/17/2018
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Charles E. Smith Center
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The George Mason Patriots head to Charles E. Smith Center to take on the George Washington Colonials on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has George Washington as 5 point favorites.
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George Mason heads into this matchup with a mark of 9-9. They currently have a point differential of -4.6 as they are averaging 69.9 points per contest while giving up 74.6 per game. George Washington has an overall mark of 8-10. They are averaging 63.6 points per contest and giving up 68.8, which is a point differential of -5.2.
Valuable George Mason Patriots Betting Trends
The George Mason Patriots are 6-8 against the spread this season
The George Mason Patriots are 7-7 against the over/under this year
Important George Washington Colonials Betting Trends
The George Washington Colonials are 5-9 against the spread this season
The George Washington Colonials are 6-8 against the over/under this year
Key George Mason Patriots Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key George Washington Colonials Injuries
No key injuries to report
Otis Livingston II averages 16.8 points per contest while playing 36 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 82%. Jaire Grayer averages 14.3 points per contest in 33.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 7.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Yuta Watanabe scores 14.2 points per contest while playing 37.2 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 6.8 rebounds per contest and has 1.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Jair Bolden averages 12.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 35.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.3 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 34% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
George Mason averages 69.9 points per contest this year, which is 283rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -4.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 239th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 286th in Division 1. They average 35.4 boards per contest and 11.4 assists per game, which ranks them 207th and 319th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 171st with 13.3 per game. The Patriots allow 74.6 points per contest, which is 237th in the country. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 251st and 162nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 188th, and they allow 13.9 assists per game which puts them in 219th place in college basketball. They force 10.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
George Washington is 343rd in the country with 63.6 points per contest this season. They are 292nd in the nation in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -5.2. They shoot 30% from beyond the arc, which is good for 331st in Division 1. They are 288th in the country in rebounding with 33.5 boards per contest and 283rd in assists per game with 12.3. The Colonials are 260th in turnovers per contest with 12.4. The Colonials give up 68.8 points per game, which ranks them 93rd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 291st and 221st in those defensive statistics. They rank 88th with 12.1 dimes allowed per game and 106th with 33.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Colonials are 22nd in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 11.1 per contest this year.
The Patriots are 267th in the nation in offensive rating with 100.2, and their defensive rating of 106.8 is ranked 287th. In terms of pace they are 254th in the country with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 247th. As a team they are 239th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 163rd in Division 1. George Mason is 139th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 257th in the nation.
George Washington is 163rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 245th in the nation. The Colonials are 301st in the country in offensive rating with 97.9, and their defensive rating of 106 is ranked 277th. In terms of pace they are 346th in Division 1 with 64.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 318th. As a team they are 325th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 283rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's George Mason/George Washington college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take George Mason +5
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