Davidson Wildcats vs George Washington Colonials Prediction, 2/5/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Davidson Wildcats vs George Washington Colonials
Date: Saturday, February 5, 2022
Location: Charles E. Smith Center in Washington, DC
Charles E. Smith Center is the site where the George Washington Colonials (8-12) will play the Davidson Wildcats (18-3) on Saturday.
The Davidson Wildcats stepped onto the hardwood against St. Bonaventure and notched a win by a score of 81-76 in their last game. With respect to fouls, the Wildcats ended up with 20 and St. Bonaventure totaled 19 fouls. They converted 5 out of their 17 attempts from 3-point land. St. Bonaventure finished 76.0% from the free throw line by knocking down 19 of their 25 shots. Furthermore, St. Bonaventure grabbed 29 rebounds (9 offensive, 20 defensive), but finished the game with no rejections. St. Bonaventure doled out 13 dimes and had 6 steals in this matchup. When it comes to the defense, Davidson allowed 46.4% from the field on 26 out of 56 shooting. They also doled out 18 assists in this matchup in addition to forcing 12 turnovers and having 4 steals. With regard to grabbing boards, they collected a total of 30 with 9 of them being of the offensive variety. From the free throw line, the Wildcats made 21 of 29 attempts for a rate of 72.4%. Davidson finished the game having earned a 47.1% FG percentage (24 out of 51) and knocked down 12 of their 28 three-point attempts.
Foster Loyer is a player who was a factor in the game. He recorded 21 points on 5 out of 11 shooting. He saw the court for 34 mins played and also grabbed 5 rebounds. He finished 45.5% from the field and recorded 7 dimes.
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Davidson heads into this game with a record of 18-3 on the campaign. They are turning it over 10.6 times per contest and as a unit they are committing 15.0 fouls every game. As a team, Davidson is snagging 34.1 rebounds per game and is sitting with 323 dimes this season, which is 57th in Division 1 in terms of passing. The Wildcats are hitting 40.9% on shots from beyond the arc (194 of 474) and 77.5% from the charity stripe. They average 77.0 pts per contest (55th in D-1) while hitting 49.2% from the field.
Defensively, the Wildcats are able to force 11.3 turnovers per game and they draw 17.3 personal fouls. They give up 34.2% from 3-point land and they are ranked 133rd in the nation in PPG allowed (67.2). The Wildcats defensively are allowing a shooting percentage of 42.7% (500 of 1,172) and they surrender 29.9 rebounds per contest as a squad. They are currently ranked 180th in college basketball in allowing assists to the opposition with 258 conceded on the season.
In their last game, the George Washington Colonials got the victory with a final of 89-87 against La Salle. The Colonials were able to pull down 20 defensive rebounds and 6 offensive boards for a total of 26 for the game. They coughed up the ball 8 times, while recording 12 steals for the game. La Salle had 17 fouls in the game which took the Colonials to the free throw line for 25 shots. They were able to convert 20 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 80.0%. In terms of shots from downtown, George Washington buried 13 out of 22 attempts (59.1%). Overall, the Colonials ended up shooting 28 for 56 from the field which had them sitting at 50.0%. The Colonials allowed La Salle to convert 31 out of their 70 attempts from the field which had them shooting 44.3% in this contest. They went 40.0% from 3-point land by shooting 12 out of 30 and ended up going 13 of 17 from the free throw line (76.5%). When discussing how they rebounded, George Washington permitted La Salle to snag 43 overall (19 offensive).
James Bishop was important for the Colonials for the contest. He knocked down 7 out of 14 for this contest for a field goal rate of 50.0%, and totaled 4 rebounds. He totaled 27 points in his 32 mins of playing time and totaled 2 dimes for this game.
George Washington has a mark of 8-12 so far this year. The Colonials commit 17.6 personal fouls per contest and they hit 68.0% from the free throw line. They are dishing out assists 11.7 times per game (286th in the nation) and they are turning it over 12.9 times per game. George Washington has accounted for 1,317 pts for the campaign (65.9 per contest) and they grab 32.8 boards per game. In terms of offensive execution, the Colonials are connecting on 42.0% from the field, which is ranked 286th in D-1.
The George Washington defense allows 30.8% on shots from distance (123 of 400) and their opponents are connecting on 71.9% of their shots from the charity stripe. They concede 13.3 dimes and 39.3 rebounds per contest, which is 234th and 347th in the nation. The Colonials on the defensive side of the court are 256th in college basketball in points allowed per contest with 71.6. They are able to force 13.3 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 43.8% from the floor (236th in college basketball).
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Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take George Washington
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