Check out our free Saint Joseph’s vs George Washington pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Washington. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.
Saint Joseph’s vs George Washington Pick & Preview: Wednesday, January 25th Betting Odds
Hawks vs Colonials Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Saint Joseph’s Hawks at George Washington Colonials
- Where: Washington at Charles E. Smith Center
- Date: Wednesday, January 25th
- Betting Odds: Saint Joseph’s +4, STJOE +150 | GEOWS -185 O/U 152.5
The Saint Joseph’s Hawks head into today’s game in what will be their 20th game of the season, posting a record of 9-10. On the road, the Hawks will be playing their 5th game of the season, having gone 2-3. So far, the Hawks have been the underdog 11 times, going 2-9 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +4 underdogs on the spread.
Saint Joseph’s’ leading scorer this season is Erik Reynolds Jr., who is averaging 17.63 points per contest. So far, Jr. has accounted for 23.15% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 3.21 rebounds per game and 2.89 assists. Cameron Brown is the second leading scorer for the Hawks, averaging 14.58 points per game. Between him and Brown, they are accounting for 42.3% of the team’s scoring.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Saint Joseph’s this season, as they are currently ranked 310th in college basketball at 67.6 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 Hawks’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 33.6%, placing them 280th in the NCAA.
The George Washington will take the floor in today’s game in the middle of a 2 game win streak and have an overall record of 10-9. So far this season, George Washington has played 12 games at home, sitting with a record of 8-4. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the Colonials as the -4 point favorites. The Colonials have been favored 7 times, going 5-2 straight up.
George Washington’s leading scorer this season is James Bishop, who is averaging 21.95 points per contest. So far, Bishop has accounted for 29.04% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 2.16 rebounds per game and 5.32 assists. Brendan Adams is the second leading scorer for the Colonials, averaging 16.74 points per game. Between him and Adams, they are accounting for 51.2% 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 -4
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 -4 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 Hawks’ defense. In addition, the Colonials have made bettors money who have taken them to cover at home, as they are 7-3 (last 10). At -4 we see there being plenty of value in grabbing the Colonials to come out on top and cover.
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