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George Washington vs Fordham Pick & Preview: Saturday, January 28th Betting Odds
Colonials vs Rams Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: George Washington Colonials at Fordham Rams
- Where: Bronx at Rose Hill Gymnasium
- Date: Saturday, January 28th
- Betting Odds: George Washington +3.5, GEOWS +138 | FORDM -171 O/U 148.5
George Washington will take the floor against the Rams with an overall record of 11-9. So far, the Colonials have played 7 games on the road, with a record of 2-5. For the season, George Washington has been the underdog in 11 games, sitting with a mark of 4-7. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Colonials being +3.5 point underdogs.
George Washington’s leading scorer this season is James Bishop, who is averaging 21.95 points per contest. So far, Bishop has accounted for 28.73% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 2.25 rebounds per game and 5.35 assists. Brendan Adams is the second leading scorer for the Colonials, averaging 17.5 points per game. Between him and Adams, they are accounting for 51.6% 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.
Fordham will take their 3 game win streak into today’s game. So far, the team has an overall record of 16-4. So far this season, Fordham has played 14 games at home, sitting with a record of 12-2. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the Rams as the -3.5 point favorites. The Rams have been favored 14 times, going 13-1 straight up.
Fordham will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Darius Quisneberry who is averaging 16.47 points per game for the Rams. Quisneberry 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 Rams’ offensive game plan is the play of Khalid Moore who has hit 48.0% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 14.3 points per game.
So far this season, the Fordham offense has yet to find its footing. Coming into today’s game, the Rams’ are ranked 355th at 66.1 points per game. The team’s inneficient outside shooting has been a problem for Fordham, as they have hit just 30.1% of their 3-point shots. In terms of pace, the Rams have played at a tempo near the NCAA average at 78.4 possessions per game.
Free Spread Prediction: George Washington Colonials +3.5
After running our analysis on this game, we’ve identified the best side to take on the spread. Currently, the oddsmakers have Fordham as the favorites with a line coming in at -3.5. However, based on how these team’s matchup, we see this number being too high and like the George Washington Colonials to cover. Both team’s have knocked down the 3-point shot at a rate similar to the NCAA average this season with Fordham at 10.34 made 3’s per game compared to George Washington at 7.13. Look for George Washington to put together a strong enough defensive effort to cover the spread vs the Rams.