George Washington at VCU NCAA Basketball Tips 2/23/2019
Saturday, February 23, 2019
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The George Washington Colonials travel to Siegel Center to play the VCU Rams on Saturday, February 23, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has VCU as 19 point favorites.
George Washington comes into this game with an overall record of 8-18. They currently have a point differential of -6.6 as they are averaging 64.7 points per game while giving up 71.3 per contest. VCU has an overall record of 20-6. They are averaging 71.0 points per game and surrendering 61.9, good for a point differential of 9.1.
Valuable George Washington Colonials Betting Trends
The George Washington Colonials are 13-13-0 against the spread
The George Washington Colonials are 15-10-1 against the over/under
Important VCU Rams Betting Trends
The VCU Rams are 17-8-1 against the spread
The VCU Rams are 10-15-1 against the over/under
Key George Washington Colonials Injuries
12/13/18 F Arnaldo Toro Hip is out for season
Key VCU Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
Terry Nolan Jr. averages 11.1 points per game in 29.8 minutes per contest. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 5.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 36% for the year while his free throw percentage is 60%. D.J. Williams comes into this contest averaging 14.7 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 66%.
De'Riante Jenkins averages 11.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Marcus Evans averages 13.3 points per game while playing 27.1 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.0 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Colonials allow 71.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 179th in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 181st and 249th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.5 rebounds a game which ranks 301st, and they give up 14.0 assists per contest which puts them in 255th place in the NCAA. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 82nd in the nation. George Washington averages 64.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 331st in the country. Their average scoring margin is -6.6 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 300th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 299th in D-1. They average 33.2 rebounds per game and 11.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 289th and 301st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 200th with 12.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rams surrender 61.9 points per contest, which ranks them 13th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 38% shooting percentage and a 26% average from 3-point range, ranking them 5th and 2nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 28th with 10.8 assists allowed per contest, and 216th with 35.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Rams are 332nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.3 per game. VCU is 233rd in the country with 71.0 points per game this year. They are 205th in the D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 9.1. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 327th in the nation. They are 103rd in the country in rebounding with 37.0 boards per game and 154th in assists per contest with 13.7. The Rams are 72nd in turnovers per game with 14.4.
The Colonials have an offensive rating of 93.7, which is ranked 329th. They are 251st in college basketball in pace with 68.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 317th. As a unit they are 321st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 257th in D-1. George Washington is 127th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions.
VCU is 53rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions. The Rams are 234th in the country in offensive rating with 101.4. In terms of pace they are 195th in Division 1 with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 220th. As a team they are 205th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 105th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's George Washington/VCU college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take VCU -19
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