George Washington at Dayton College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/3/2018
Saturday, March 3, 2018
University of Dayton Arena
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The George Washington Colonials travel to University of Dayton Arena to play the Dayton Flyers on Saturday, March 3, 2018. The opening line for this game has Dayton as 4.5 point favorites.
George Washington comes into this game with an overall record of 14-16. They currently have a point differential of -2.8 as they are averaging 66.9 points per game while giving up 69.6 per contest. Dayton has an overall record of 13-16. They are averaging 71.9 points per game and surrendering 73.2, good for a point differential of -1.3.
Valuable George Washington Colonials Betting Trends
The George Washington Colonials are 11-15 against the spread this season
The George Washington Colonials are 13-13 against the over/under this year
Important Dayton Flyers Betting Trends
The Dayton Flyers are 9-20 against the spread this season
The Dayton Flyers are 16-13 against the over/under this year
Key George Washington Colonials Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Dayton Flyers Injuries
02/28/18 F Xeyrius Williams Back is out indefinitely
Yuta Watanabe averages 16.5 points per game while playing 36.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 65% while his free throw percentage is at 79%. Jair Bolden averages 10.6 points per game in 32.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.1 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 35% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Josh Cunningham averages 15.5 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.2 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage is at 69%. Darrell Davis averages 15.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
George Washington averages 66.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 313th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -2.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 200th. Behind the arc they shoot 32%, which is good for 327th in the country. They average 33.7 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per game, which ranks them 266th and 187th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 205th with 12.7 per game. The Colonials allow 69.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 108th in Division 1. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 236th and 233rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 105th and they give up 13.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 154th place in college basketball. They force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 48th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Dayton is 237th in the country with 71.9 points per game this year. They are 34th in D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is -1.3. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 234th in college basketball. They are 338th in the nation in rebounding with 31.1 boards per game, and 57th in assists per contest with 15.7. The Flyers are 77th in turnovers per game with 14.0. The Flyers surrender 73.2 points per contest, which ranks them 198th in the country. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 298th and 334th in those defensive statistics. They rank 280th with 14.7 assists allowed per contest and 31st with 31.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Flyers are 125th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.6 per game this season.
The Colonials are 239th in the country in defensive rating with 105.1, and their offensive rating of 100.9 is ranked 262nd. They are 322nd in college basketball in pace with 66.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 270th. As a unit they are 288th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 316th in D-1. George Washington is 138th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 194th in the country.
Dayton is 24th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 320th in Division 1. The Flyers are 285th in the nation in defensive rating with 107.9, and their offensive rating of 106 is ranked 141st. They are 310th in D-1 in pace with 66.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 32nd. As a unit they are 36th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 40th in the country.
Who will win tonight's George Washington/Dayton college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Dayton -4.5
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