George Washington Colonials vs VCU Rams Prediction, 1/11/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: George Washington Colonials vs VCU Rams
Date: Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Location: Stuart C. Siegel Center in Richmond, VA
Stuart C. Siegel Center is the location where the VCU Rams (9-4) will try to beat the George Washington Colonials (4-9) on Tuesday.
The George Washington Colonials took the court against Dayton and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 83-58 in their last contest. George Washington ended with a 36.1% FG percentage (22 of 61) and buried 9 of their 30 three-point shots. From the charity stripe, the Colonials made 5 of 9 shots for a rate of 55.6%. With respect to getting rebounds, they earned a total of 26 with 11 of them being of the offensive sort. They also distributed 14 dimes for this game in addition to forcing the other team into 17 turnovers and earning 9 steals. In regard to the defense, George Washington allowed their opponent to shoot 58.7% from the field on 37 out of 63 shooting. Dayton doled out 22 assists and had 11 steals in this contest. Furthermore, Dayton snagged 35 rebounds (7 offensive, 28 defensive), but finished the game with no rejections. Dayton finished shooting 33.3% from the charity stripe by making 1 of 3 tries. They also converted 8 of their 16 attempts from long range. In regard to fouls, the Colonials ended up finishing with 13 and Dayton had 14 fouls.
Joseph Bamisile is one player who was a major factor in the game. He finished shooting 55.6% from the field and also recorded 3 assists. He was on the court for 34 minutes and also collected 6 rebounds. He ended up with 25 points on 10 out of 18 shooting.
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George Washington heads into this game with a win-loss mark of 4-9 on the campaign. They have an average of 64.5 points per outing (317th in Division 1) while hitting 41.1% from the floor. The Colonials are hitting 29.3% on shots from 3-point land (81 of 276) and 65.9% from the free throw line. As a unit, George Washington is collecting 33.8 rebounds per game and has accounted for 144 dimes on the campaign, which is 324th in the nation in terms of passing. They are turning it over 13.1 times per game and as a group are committing 18.3 fouls per game.
On the defensive end, the Colonials are able to force 13.8 turnovers per game while drawing 14.4 personal fouls. They are ranked 127th in Division 1 in giving up assists to the opposition with 163 relinquished for the season. The Colonials defensively are allowing a FG percentage of 43.3% (330 of 762) and they relinquish 38.8 rebounds per contest as a unit. They relinquish 30.4% from beyond the arc and they rank 233rd in college basketball in points per game allowed (70.5).
The last time they took the court, the VCU Rams went home victorious with a score of 85-66 against La Salle. The Rams pulled down 20 defensive rebounds and 8 offensive rebounds totaling 28 for the game. They also coughed it up 8 times, while getting 9 steals for this game. La Salle earned 18 fouls for the contest which got the Rams to the free throw line for a total of 21 attempts. They were able to make 12 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 57.1%. When it comes to shooting from 3-point land, VCU made 9 of their 21 tries (42.9%). When all was said and done, the Rams shot 32 out of 62 from the field which had them shooting 51.6%. The Rams allowed La Salle to make 24 out of 53 attempts from the floor which had them at 45.3% for the game. They finished 35.7% from beyond the arc by connecting on 5 of 14 and ended up shooting 13 out of 21 from the charity stripe (61.9%). In reference to how they cleaned up the glass, VCU permitted La Salle to get 31 in all (8 on the offensive glass).
Vince Williams ended up being a factor for the Rams for this contest. He made 5 out of 7 for the game for a rate of 71.4%, and had 6 rebounds. He earned 16 points in his 25 minutes on the hardwood and had 5 assists for this contest.
VCU has a win-loss mark of 9-4 on the campaign. The Rams commit 17.4 fouls every game and they shoot 63.6% from the free throw line. They are earning an assist 13.1 times per contest (197th in the country) and they are losing possession via turnover 15.3 times per contest. VCU has totaled 804 pts for the year (61.8 per contest) and they grab 32.5 rebounds per contest. On the offensive side of the ball, the Rams are connecting on 43.1% from the floor, which ranks 240th in the nation.
The Rams are ranked 6th in Division 1 in points allowed per contest with 57.1. They are able to force 18.3 turnovers on a nightly basis and have let teams shoot 37.2% from the floor (9th in the country). The VCU defense surrenders 24.3% on shots from distance (59 of 243) and their opponents are converting on 70.5% of their foul shots. They have conceded 10.5 assists and 36.6 total boards per game, which ranks them 51st and 275th in college hoops.
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