George Washington at Saint Joseph's College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/6/2019
Sunday, January 6, 2019
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The George Washington Colonials travel to Hagan Arena to play the Saint Joseph's Hawks on Sunday, January 6, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Saint Joseph's as 14.5 point favorites.
George Washington heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-9. They currently have a point differential of -7.8 as they are averaging 64.0 points per contest while giving up 71.8 per game. Saint Joseph's has an overall mark of 7-6. They are averaging 73.2 points per contest and giving up 72.7, which is a point differential of 0.5.
Valuable George Washington Colonials Betting Trends
The George Washington Colonials are 6-7-0 against the spread
The George Washington Colonials are 8-5-0 against the over/under
Important Saint Joseph's Hawks Betting Trends
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 4-8-1 against the spread
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 6-7-0 against the over/under
Key George Washington Colonials Injuries
12/13/18 F Arnaldo Toro Hip is out for season
Key Saint Joseph's Hawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Terry Nolan Jr. averages 12.2 points per game in 31.0 minutes per contest. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 4.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 36% for the year while his free throw percentage is 55%. D.J. Williams comes into this contest averaging 13.5 points per game while playing 35.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 60%.
Lamarr Kimble averages 17.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 35.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 78%. Charlie Brown averages 20.3 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 0.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Colonials allow 71.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 193rd in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 226th and 319th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.7 rebounds a game which ranks 325th, and they give up 13.9 assists per contest which puts them in 233rd place in the NCAA. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 141st in the nation. George Washington averages 64.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 335th in the country. Their average scoring margin is -7.8 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 313th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 275th in D-1. They average 33.2 rebounds per game and 10.7 assists per contest, which ranks them 307th and 331st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 219th with 12.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hawks surrender 72.7 points per contest, which ranks them 211th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 160th and 324th in those defensive statistics. They rank 274th with 14.7 assists allowed per contest, and 245th with 36.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hawks are 26th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.2 per game. Saint Joseph's is 204th in the country with 73.2 points per game this year. They are 269th in the D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 0.5. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 139th in the nation. They are 265th in the country in rebounding with 34.5 boards per game and 295th in assists per contest with 11.7. The Hawks are 350th in turnovers per game with 9.2.
The Colonials have an offensive rating of 92, which is ranked 331st. They are 284th in college basketball in pace with 68.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 323rd. As a unit they are 330th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 291st in D-1. George Washington is 160th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions.
Saint Joseph's is 350th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.9 times per 100 possessions. The Hawks are 157th in the country in offensive rating with 105.4. In terms of pace they are 237th in Division 1 with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 219th. As a team they are 198th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 64th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's George Washington/Saint Joseph's college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Saint Joseph's -14.5
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