Richmond Spiders vs George Washington Colonials Prediction, 2/22/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Richmond Spiders vs George Washington Colonials
Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Location: Charles E. Smith Center in Washington, DC
The George Washington Colonials (11-14) are hosting the Richmond Spiders (17-10) at Charles E. Smith Center on Tuesday.
The Richmond Spiders took the court against VCU and went home with a loss by a final score of 77-57 in their last game. Concerning fouls, the Spiders ended up finishing with 16 while VCU accounted for 18 fouls. They made 6 of their 14 attempts from beyond the arc. VCU finished the contest at 83.3% at the free throw line by making 15 of 18 attempts. On top of that, VCU pulled down 39 rebounds (11 offensive, 28 defensive), but didn't have a block. VCU dished out 14 assists and had 5 steals for this game. When discussing defense, Richmond allowed their opponent to shoot 45.9% from the field on 28 out of 61 shooting. They also recorded 12 dimes in this matchup while forcing the opposition into 7 turnovers and getting 3 steals. When talking about rebounding, they earned 30 with 8 of them being offensive. From the free throw line, the Spiders knocked down 11 of their 18 tries for a rate of 61.1%. Richmond ended the contest having earned a 36.4% field goal percentage (20 of 55) and made 6 of their 25 shots from beyond the arc.
Tyler Burton is one player who was a factor for this game. He finished the game at 44.4% from the floor and also totaled 1 assist. He saw the court for 36 minutes and grabbed 11 boards. He walked away with 13 points on 4 out of 9 shooting.
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Richmond enters this one with a win-loss record of 17-10 for the campaign. They lose possession by turning the ball over 9.8 times per game and as a squad are committing 13.6 fouls every game. As a unit, Richmond is collecting 32.9 boards per game and has earned 423 assists on the season, which is 36th in the country in terms of passing the rock. The Spiders are shooting 33.9% on three-point attempts (233 of 687) and 71.2% from the charity stripe. They currently have an average of 72.9 pts per contest (137th in the nation) while connecting on 44.6% from the floor.
On the defensive end of the court, the Spiders are forcing their opponents into 13.2 turnovers per contest and they draw 15.3 personal fouls. They are ranked 238th in college hoops in allowing assists to the opposition with 354 surrendered for the campaign. The Spiders defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 44.4% (702 of 1,582) and they concede 36.0 rebounds per game as a team. They concede 35.7% on 3-pointers and they rank 199th in D-1 in opponents points per game (69.5).
The last time they took the court, the George Washington Colonials went home victorious with a score of 72-61 when they faced Rhode Island. In relation to team rebounding, George Washington permitted Rhode Island to snag 36 in all (8 on the offensive side). They shot 23.1% from distance by hitting 3 out of 13 and ended up shooting 8 out of 18 from the free throw line (44.4%). The Colonials allowed Rhode Island to make 25 out of 55 tries from the floor which gave them a rate of 45.5% in the game. When the game finished, the Colonials shot 28 for 63 from the field which gave them a percentage of 44.4%. When talking about shots from downtown, George Washington buried 11 out of 32 attempts (34.4%). They were able to knock down 5 of those for a percentage of 62.5%. Rhode Island had 9 fouls for this contest which took the Colonials to the charity stripe for a total of 8 shots. They gave up possession of the ball 10 times, while getting 9 steals in the matchup. The Colonials pulled down 24 defensive rebounds and 6 offensive boards for a total of 30 in the game.
Joseph Bamisile pitched in for the Colonials for this contest. He buried 8 out of 19 for this game for a field goal percentage of 42.1%, and had 4 rebounds. He had 20 points in his 37 mins of playing time and tallied 3 dimes for this contest.
George Washington has a win-loss record of 11-14 this season. The Colonials are responsible for committing 17.1 personal fouls per game and they shoot 68.3% from the free throw line. They are getting an assist 12.1 times per contest (248th in Division 1) and they are losing possession via turnover 12.8 times per contest. George Washington has tallied 1,666 pts for the season (66.6 per game) and they pull in 32.6 rebounds per contest. On the offensive side of the ball, the Colonials are connecting on 42.7% from the field, which is ranked 258th in D-1.
The George Washington defense surrenders 30.7% on shots from behind the 3-point line (153 of 499) and their opponents are knocking down 70.7% of their shots from the charity stripe. They relinquish 13.5 assists and 38.6 total rebounds per game, which is 259th and 338th in those defensive categories. The Colonials are ranked 230th in college basketball in PPG allowed with 70.8. They are forcing 13.1 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 44.0% from the floor (235th in Division 1).
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Richmond
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