Rhode Island Rams vs George Washington Colonials Prediction, 2/19/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Rhode Island Rams vs George Washington Colonials
Date: Saturday, February 19, 2022
Location: Charles E. Smith Center in Washington, DC
The Rhode Island Rams (13-11) are hitting the road to Charles E. Smith Center on Saturday where they will compete against the George Washington Colonials (10-14).
The Rhode Island Rams took the court against Dayton and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 63-57 in their last contest. Concerning fouls, the Rams walked away with 14 while Dayton accumulated 14 fouls. They also made 11 of 24 tries from beyond the arc. Dayton finished shooting 70.0% from the free throw line by burying 14 of their 20 attempts. In addition, Dayton had 36 rebounds (9 offensive, 27 defensive), but didn't record a block for the team. Dayton recorded 15 assists and had 7 steals for the contest. Pertaining to defense, Rhode Island allowed 33.3% from the field on 19 out of 57 shooting. They also dished out 14 assists in this matchup while forcing the opposition into 8 turnovers and earning 4 steals. Pertaining to hauling in rebounds, they collected a total of 38 with 7 of them being offensive. At the charity stripe, the Rams made 11 of their 14 attempts for a rate of 78.6%. Rhode Island finished the game with a 38.2% field goal percentage (21 of 55) and knocked down 4 out of their 12 shots from 3-point land.
Antwan Walker is a guy who played a role for the matchup. He left the arena with 9 points on 4 out of 7 shooting. He played 25 mins and collected 4 rebounds. He finished the contest at 57.1% from the field and earned 2 dimes.
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Rhode Island comes into this contest with a record of 13-11 this season. They are turning it over 14.3 times per contest and as a basketball team they commit 17.6 fouls every game. As a team, Rhode Island is grabbing 36.0 rebounds per game and is sitting with 336 dimes so far this season, which has them ranked 157th in D-1 in terms of passing. The Rams are connecting on 35.2% on 3-point shots (131 of 372) and 64.9% from the free throw line. They are averaging 67.6 pts per game (272nd in Division 1) while shooting 46.1% from the field.
When they are on defense, the Rams are forcing 13.5 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 18.3 personal fouls. They are surrendering 31.6% on shots from downtown and they are 37th in college basketball in opponents points per game (63.5). The Rams defensively are giving up a FG percentage of 37.9% (510 of 1,345) and they surrender 34.2 boards per contest as a team. They are ranked 140th in college basketball in allowing assists to the opposition with 298 surrendered on the campaign.
The last time they took the court, the George Washington Colonials went home victorious with a score of 73-52 when they played Duquesne. In reference to attacking the glass, George Washington allowed Duquesne to collect 42 in total (18 on the offensive side). They shot 4.8% from distance by going 1 of 21 and finished the game at 9 of 11 from the charity stripe (81.8%). The Colonials allowed Duquesne to make 21 of their 76 tries from the field which gave them a rate of 27.6% in this matchup. When the final whistle blew, the Colonials ended up shooting 29 out of 59 from the floor which had them shooting 49.2%. With respect to three-point shots, George Washington buried 8 of 22 tries (36.4%). They were able to make 7 of those for a rate of 77.8%. Duquesne earned 9 fouls in the game which took the Colonials to the charity stripe for a total of 9 attempts. They also turned it over 14 times, while getting 5 steals for the matchup. The Colonials were able to collect 36 defensive rebounds and 4 offensive rebounds for a total of 40 in the matchup.
Joseph Bamisile pitched in for the Colonials in this game. He made 9 out of 13 for the game for a field goal percentage of 69.2%, and had 2 rebounds. He scored 21 points in his 30 mins of playing time and had 3 dimes for the matchup.
George Washington has a win-loss record of 10-14 on the season. As an offensive unit, the Colonials are hitting on 42.6% from the floor, which ranks them 262nd in the country. George Washington has totaled 1,594 pts this year (66.4 per contest) and they pull down 32.6 boards per contest. They are assisting teammates 12.0 times per game (266th in the nation) and they turn the ball over 12.8 times per game. The Colonials have committed 17.3 personal fouls per contest and they go 68.5% from the charity stripe.
The George Washington defense gives up 30.9% on three-point shots (150 of 486) and opponents are connecting on 71.9% of their shots from the charity stripe. They surrender 13.5 dimes and 38.6 boards per contest, which ranks them 247th and 338th in college basketball. The Colonials defensively are ranked 244th in the country in PPG given up with 71.2. They are able to force 13.0 TO's every game and allow teams to shoot 43.9% from the floor (232nd in the nation).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Rhode Island
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