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Duquesne vs George Washington Pick & Preview: Saturday, February 4th Betting Odds
Dukes vs Colonials Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Duquesne Dukes at George Washington Colonials
- Where: Washington at Charles E. Smith Center
- Date: Saturday, February 4th
- Betting Odds: Duquesne +1, DUQ -108 | GEOWS -113 O/U 153.5
Duquesne heads into this matchup having played 22 games and have an overall record sitting at 14-8. So far, the Dukes have played 6 games on the road, with a record of 1-5. For the season, Duquesne has been the underdog in 6 games, sitting with a mark of 2-4. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Dukes being +1 point underdogs.
Duquesne will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Dae Dae Grant who is averaging 15.36 points per game for the Dukes. Grant is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Dukes’ offensive game plan is the play of Jimmy Clark III who has hit 43.7% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 12.68 points per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Duquesne this season, as they are currently ranked 376th in college basketball at 65.2 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Dukes’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 30.5%, placing them 446th in the NCAA.
George Washington will be looking to pick up a win in today’s game vs Duquesne in order to snap their current 2 game losing streak. So far this season, George Washington has played 13 games at home, sitting with a record of 9-4. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the Colonials as the -1 point favorites. The Colonials have been favored 9 times, going 6-3 straight up.
George Washington’s leading scorer this season is James Bishop, who is averaging 21.27 points per contest. So far, Bishop has accounted for 28.16% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 2.14 rebounds per game and 5.18 assists. Brendan Adams is the second leading scorer for the Colonials, averaging 17.27 points per game. Between him and Adams, they are accounting for 51.0% of the team’s scoring.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for George Washington this season, as they are currently ranked 293rd in college basketball at 68.4 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Colonials’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 33.7%, placing them 274th in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: George Washington Colonials -1
Heading into this matchup, our NCAA betting model has identified this game as a profitable opportunity and recommends taking the George Washington Colonials to pick up the win and cover the spread as -1 point betting favorites. Although George Washington as a team is just 300th in overall shooting percentage, we see their offense putting together a strong performance against the Dukes’ defense. At -1 we see there being plenty of value in grabbing the Colonials to come out on top and cover.