VCU at George Washington College Basketball Parlay 2/17/2018
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Charles E. Smith Center
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The VCU Rams head to Charles E. Smith Center to take on the George Washington Colonials on Saturday, February 17, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has VCU as 2 point favorites.
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VCU comes into this game with an overall record of 15-11. They currently have a point differential of 1.6 as they are averaging 76.9 points per game while giving up 75.3 per contest. George Washington has an overall record of 11-15. They are averaging 65.3 points per game and surrendering 70.7, good for a point differential of -5.4.
Valuable VCU Rams Betting Trends
The VCU Rams are 11-11 against the spread this season
The VCU Rams are 12-10 against the over/under this year
Important George Washington Colonials Betting Trends
The George Washington Colonials are 8-14 against the spread this season
The George Washington Colonials are 12-10 against the over/under this year
Key VCU Rams Injuries
11/10/17 G Marcus Evans Transferred is out for season
Key George Washington Colonials Injuries
No key injuries to report
De'Riante Jenkins averages 13 points per contest in 30 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.6 assists per game and 3.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%. Justin Tillman averages 19.3 points per contest while playing 30.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 9.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Jair Bolden averages 11.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 34.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes 3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 34% and his free throw percentage is 70%. Yuta Watanabe scores 15.5 points per contest while playing 36.9 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 6.5 rebounds per contest and has 1.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rams allow 75.3 points per contest which is 258th in Division 1. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 258th and 165th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.0 rebounds a game which ranks 191st, and they allow 14.4 assists per game which puts them in 266th place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 175th in the nation. VCU averages 76.9 points per contest this year, which is 95th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 1.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 127th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 171st in college basketball. They average 36.8 boards per contest and 15.2 assists per game, which ranks them 107th and 81st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 133rd with 13.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Colonials give up 70.7 points per game, which ranks them 136th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 279th and 312th in those defensive statistics. They rank 155th with 13.2 dimes allowed per game and 120th with 33.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Colonials are 43rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.4 per contest this year. George Washington is 330th in Division 1 with 65.3 points per contest this season. They are 264th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -5.4. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 335th in D-1. They are 294th in college basketball in rebounding with 33.2 boards per contest and 236th in assists per game with 12.8. The Colonials are 205th in turnovers per contest with 12.7.
The Rams are 221st in the country in defensive rating with 103.8, and their offensive rating of 106 is ranked 143rd. They are 90th in college basketball in pace with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 131st. As a unit they are 149th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 161st in D-1. VCU is 174th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 242nd in the country.
George Washington is 138th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 260th in the nation. The Colonials are 296th in the country in offensive rating with 98.8, and their defensive rating of 106.9 is ranked 282nd. In terms of pace they are 326th in Division 1 with 66.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 313th. As a team they are 316th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 301st in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take VCU -2 and over 151 total points
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