Hampton Pirates vs George Washington Colonials Prediction, 12/1/2020 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Hampton Pirates vs George Washington Colonials
Date: Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Location: Charles E. Smith Center in Washington, DC
Odds/Point Spread: Hampton (+10.5)
The Hampton Pirates (15-19 last season) travel to Charles E. Smith Center on Tuesday where they'll meet the George Washington Colonials (0-1). The line on this contest has George Washington as 10.5-point favorites. The over/under opens at 147.5.
Hampton enters this matchup after finishing with a record of 15-19 last year. They lost possession by turning the ball over 11.7 times per game and as a squad committed 19.1 personal fouls per game. As a squad, Hampton pulled down 36.7 rebounds per game and totaled 497 assists last season, which ranked 1st in college basketball in terms of passing. The Pirates hit on 33.2% on shots beyond the perimeter (213 of 641) and 69.9% from the charity stripe. They averaged 77.5 points per game (106th in D-1) while hitting 45.6% from the floor. On the defensive end of the court, the Pirates forced 11.4 turnovers per game and they drew 20.2 personal fouls. They surrendered 34.9% on 3-point shots and they were 299th in college basketball in PPG from their opponents (79.2). The Pirates defense gave up a shooting percentage of 44.7% (934 of 2,090) and they surrendered 37.4 rebounds per contest as a unit. They were 356th in college basketball in giving up assists with 503 surrendered last year.
The Hampton Pirates faced off with the Winthrop Eagles and took a loss by a final of 76-68 in their last contest. Hampton wrapped up the contest with a 37.1% FG percentage (23 out of 62) and knocked down 5 of their 26 three-point attempts. At the free throw line, the Pirates knocked down 17 of 24 attempts for a percentage of 70.8%. In the matter of grabbing boards, they compiled 35 with 9 of them being of the offensive sort. They also doled out 9 assists for this contest while having 4 steals and 3 blocks. Regarding defending, Hampton allowed their opponent to shoot 37.1% from the floor on 23 of 62. Winthrop distributed 10 assists and 3 steals for the matchup. On top of that, the Eagles snagged 40 rebounds (9 offensive, 31 defensive) and got 3 blocks. Winthrop walked away from this one shooting 61.8% from the free throw line by converting 21 of 34 shots. They buried 5 out of their 24 tries from beyond the perimeter.
Jermaine Marrow is a guy who was pivotal in the matchup. He notched 18 points on 5 out of 19 shooting. He played 40 mins and also snagged 2 boards. Marrow finished the game shooting 26.3% from the floor and also totaled 6 assists. An additional guy that played a role in this matchup for the Pirates was Ben Stanley. He totaled 3 rebounds and also accounted for 2 assists. He walked away from this one shooting 38.9% from the field in the game by shooting 7-of-18 (15 points). When all was said and done, Stanley played 40 minutes.
George Washington has a win-loss mark of 0-1 so far this year. When it comes to executing on offense, the Colonials are connecting on 46.2% from the field, which ranks them 102nd in the country. George Washington has totaled 71 pts for the year and they average 33 rebounds per game. They are earning an assist 14 times per game (123rd in D-1) and they are giving up possession 16 times per contest. The Colonials commit 13 personal fouls every game and they connect on 60.9% from the charity stripe. The Colonials on defense are ranked 293rd in the nation in points allowed per contest with 78. They have relinquished 26 dimes and 35 rebounds every game, which is 352nd and 219th in college hoops. The George Washington defense surrenders 43.5% on 3-point shots (10 of 23) and opponents are knocking down 66.7% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have forced 9.0 TO's every game and have allowed teams to shoot 48.4% from the floor (310th in D-1).
When they last stepped on the court, the George Washington Colonials took a loss by a score of 78-71 when they faced the Navy Midshipmen. The Colonials were able to corral 24 defensive rebounds and 6 offensive rebounds totaling 30 for the game. They rejected 4 tries while earning 3 steals in the matchup. The Midshipmen earned 14 personal fouls for this game which took the Colonials to the free throw line for a total of 23 attempts. They were able to knock down 14 of those for a percentage of 60.9%. In reference to three-point shots, George Washington knocked down 9 of their 29 attempts (31.0%). When this game wrapped up, the Colonials finished the game shooting 24 out of 52 from the field which had them sitting at 46.2%. The Colonials allowed the Midshipmen to bury 31 out of their 64 tries from the field which had them at 48.4% for the contest. They shot 43.5% from 3-point land via 10 of 23 and finished the contest at 6 out of 9 at the free throw line (66.7%). When talking about cleaning the glass, George Washington permitted Navy to snag 34 in all (10 on the offensive glass).
James Bishop saw a lot of time on the hardwood for the Colonials in the matchup. He converted 7 out of 16 for the game for a field goal percentage of 43.8%, which got him 20 points. Bishop grabbed 2 rebounds in his 36 mins and had 9 dimes in this contest. An additional guy that ended being a contributor for George Washington was Jamison Battle. He scored 20 points in 35 minutes played by way of 6 out of 10 shooting in the game. Battle ended up shooting 60.0% from the field and also earning 2 dimes and 6 rebounds.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take George Washington (-10.5) and over 147.5 points
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