George Washington at Virginia College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/11/2018
Sunday, November 11, 2018
John Paul Jones Arena
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The George Washington Colonials travel to John Paul Jones Arena to play the Virginia Cavaliers on Sunday, November 11, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Virginia as 25 point favorites.
George Washington heads into this matchup after finishing last year with a mark of 14-17. They had a point differential of -2.8 as they averaged 67.4 points per contest while giving up 70.3 per game. Virginia had an overall record of 28-2 last season. They averaged 67.1 points per game and surrendered 54.0, good for a point differential of 13.1.
Valuable George Washington Colonials Betting Trends
The George Washington Colonials were 11-18-0 against the spread last season
The George Washington Colonials were 14-13-0 against the over/under last year
Important Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers were 20-10-1 against the spread last season
The Virginia Cavaliers were 7-20-0 against the over/under last year
Key George Washington Colonials Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Terry Nolan Jr. comes into this contest after averaging 9.1 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per night last season. He pulled down 3.2 rebounds per game and dished out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage was 42% while his free throw percentage finished at 72%. Arnaldo Toro averaged 7.8 points per game in 25.5 minutes per contest last season. He averaged 1.2 assists per contest and 6.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage was 42% for the year while his free throw percentage was 77%.
Kyle Guy averaged 14.1 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per contest last year. He grabbed 2.6 rebounds per game and had 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage was 42% and his free throw percentage was at 82%. Ty Jerome averaged 10.6 points per game last season and he saw the court an average of 30.8 minutes per contest. He also averaged 3.1 rebounds per contest and 3.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage was 42% and his free throw percentage was 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
George Washington averaged 67.4 points per contest last season, which ranked them 309th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin was -2.8 and their shooting percentage was 45% as a team, which had them ranked 173rd. Behind the arc they shot 32% which was good for 317th in the nation. They averaged 33.9 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per game, which ranked them 248th and 194th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they ranked 195th with 12.7 per game. The Colonials allowed 70.3 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 117th in the country. They also allowed a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 254th and 226th in those defensive categories. Opponents averaged 32.8 rebounds a game which ranked 70th and they gave up 13.4 assists per contest, which put them in 176th place in the nation. They forced 11.3 turnovers per game which ranked them 41st among NCAA teams.
Useful Team Statistics
Virginia was 314th in the country with 67.1 points per game last year. They were 105th in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin was 13.1. They shot 38% from 3-point range, which was good for 37th in the nation. They were 321st in the country in rebounding with 32.3 boards per game, and 182nd in assists per contest with 13.5. The Cavaliers were 351st in turnovers per game with 8.5. The Cavaliers surrendered 54.0 points per contest, which ranked them 1st in D-1. Their defense allowed a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 9th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 1st with 9.1 assists allowed per contest and 16th with 30.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cavaliers were 152nd in the country in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per game last season.
The Colonials had an offensive rating of 101.8, which was ranked 246th. They were 318th in college basketball in pace with 66.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% was 255th. As a unit they were 269th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 322nd in D-1. George Washington was 123rd in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions.
Virginia was 348th in the country in turnovers last year, as they turned the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions. The Cavaliers had an offensive rating of 110.4, which was ranked 58th. They were 351st in D-1 in pace with 60.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% was 102nd. As a unit they were 116th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 245th in the country.
Who will win tonight's George Washington/Virginia college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Virginia -25
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