VCU at George Washington NCAA Basketball Tips 2/6/2019
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Charles E. Smith Center
Get todays College basketball odds and lines on this game.
The VCU Rams travel to Charles E. Smith Center to play the George Washington Colonials on Wednesday, February 6, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has VCU as 9 point favorites.
VCU comes into this game with an overall record of 15-6. They currently have a point differential of 6.7 as they are averaging 70.2 points per game while giving up 63.5 per contest. George Washington has an overall mark of 7-14. They are averaging 65.0 points per contest and giving up 70.5, which is a point differential of -5.5.
Valuable VCU Rams Betting Trends
The VCU Rams are 12-8-1 against the spread
The VCU Rams are 7-13-1 against the over/under
Important George Washington Colonials Betting Trends
The George Washington Colonials are 12-9-0 against the spread
The George Washington Colonials are 11-9-1 against the over/under
Key VCU Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key George Washington Colonials Injuries
12/13/18 F Arnaldo Toro Hip is out for season
De'Riante Jenkins averages 11.7 points per game in 28.5 minutes per contest. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%. Marcus Evans comes into this contest averaging 13.7 points per game while playing 26.6 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Terry Nolan Jr. averages 11.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.5 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is 60%. D.J. Williams averages 14.0 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 64%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rams allow 63.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in Division 1. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 26% average from behind the arc, ranking them 5th and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.0 rebounds a game which ranks 274th, and they give up 10.9 assists per contest which puts them in 34th place in the NCAA. They force 16.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 328th in the nation. VCU averages 70.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 259th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 6.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 264th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 327th in D-1. They average 37.0 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 105th and 215th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 67th with 14.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Colonials surrender 70.5 points per contest, which ranks them 155th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 154th and 240th in those defensive statistics. They rank 235th with 13.8 assists allowed per contest, and 320th with 38.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Colonials are 92nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per game. George Washington is 330th in the country with 65.0 points per game this year. They are 326th in the D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -5.5. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 325th in the nation. They are 229th in the country in rebounding with 34.7 boards per game and 307th in assists per contest with 11.5. The Colonials are 222nd in turnovers per game with 12.8.
The Rams have an offensive rating of 98.9, which is ranked 284th. They are 156th in college basketball in pace with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 274th. As a unit they are 251st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 104th in D-1. VCU is 60th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions.
George Washington is 170th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions. The Colonials are 331st in the country in offensive rating with 93.2. In terms of pace they are 247th in Division 1 with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 330th. As a team they are 334th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 232nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's VCU/George Washington college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take George Washington +9
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Josh Schonwald
Get all of this Weeks Free College Basketball Picks
Get all of this Weeks Expert College Basketball Picks