Siena at George Washington College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/8/2018
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Charles E. Smith Center
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The Siena Saints travel to Charles E. Smith Center to play the George Washington Colonials on Thursday, November 8, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has George Washington as 7 point favorites.
Siena comes into this game after finishing last season with an overall record of 8-23. They had a point differential of -7.5 as they averaged 67.7 points per game while giving up 75.2 per contest. George Washington had an overall record of 14-17 last season. They averaged 67.4 points per game and surrendered 70.3, good for a point differential of -2.8.
Valuable Siena Saints Betting Trends
The Siena Saints were 8-15-1 against the spread last season
The Siena Saints were 9-14-0 against the over/under last year
Important 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
Key Siena Saints Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key George Washington Colonials Injuries
No key injuries to report
Khailil Richard comes into this contest after averaging 9.2 points per game while playing 23.2 minutes per night last season. He pulled down 2.2 rebounds per game and dished out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage was 41% while his free throw percentage finished at 80%. Evan Fisher averaged 7.8 points per game in 28.0 minutes per contest last season. He averaged 0.8 assists per contest and 4.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage was 43% for the year while his free throw percentage was 74%.
Terry Nolan Jr. averaged 9.1 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per contest last year. He grabbed 3.2 rebounds per game and had 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage was 41% and his free throw percentage was at 72%. Arnaldo Toro averaged 7.8 points per game last season and he saw the court an average of 25.5 minutes per contest. He also averaged 6.9 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage was 42% and his free throw percentage was 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Siena averaged 67.7 points per contest last season, which ranked them 306th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin was -7.5 and their shooting percentage was 42% as a team, which had them ranked 305th. Behind the arc they shot 37% which was good for 89th in the nation. They averaged 35.8 rebounds per game and 11.1 assists per game, which ranked them 146th and 324th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they ranked 22nd with 15.1 per game. The Saints allowed 75.2 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 250th in the country. They also allowed a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 219th and 178th in those defensive categories. Opponents averaged 34.2 rebounds a game which ranked 142nd and they gave up 13.0 assists per contest, which put them in 141st place in the nation. They forced 10.9 turnovers per game which ranked them 26th among NCAA teams.
Useful Team Statistics
George Washington was 309th in the country with 67.4 points per game last year. They were 173rd in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin was -2.8. They shot 32% from 3-point range, which was good for 317th in the nation. They were 248th in the country in rebounding with 33.9 boards per game, and 194th in assists per contest with 13.3. The Colonials were 195th in turnovers per game with 12.7. The Colonials surrendered 70.3 points per contest, which ranked them 117th in D-1. Their defense allowed a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 254th and 226th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 176th with 13.4 assists allowed per contest and 70th with 32.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Colonials were 41st in the country in forcing turnovers with 11.3 per game last season.
The Saints were 318th in the nation last year in offensive rating with 97.3. In terms of pace they were 288th in the country with 67.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% was 304th. As a team they were 301st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 273rd in Division 1. Siena was 17th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 18.7 times per 100 possessions.
George Washington was 123rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions. The Colonials were 246th in the country in offensive rating with 101.8. In terms of pace they were 318th in Division 1 with 66.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% was 255th. As a team they were 269th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 322nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Siena/George Washington college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take George Washington -7
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