Fordham vs. George Washington - 1/22/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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George Washington Colonials (8-10) at Fordham Rams (6-11)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 7:00 pm (Rose Hill Gym)
The Line: Fordham Rams +1.5 -- Over/Under: 120 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The George Washington Colonials and Fordham Rams meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Rose Hill Gymnasium.
The George Washington Colonials need a win after losing five of their last eight games. The George Washington Colonials are averaging 67.1 points on 42.4 percent shooting and allowing 67.6 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Armel Potter is averaging 15 points and three rebounds while Jamison Battle is averaging 12.3 points and 5.8 rebounds. Maceo Jack is the third double-digit scorer and Jameer Nelson Jr. is grabbing 3.6 rebounds. The George Washington Colonials are shooting 33.3 percent from beyond the arc and 74 percent from the free throw line. The George Washington Colonials are allowing 28.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.3 rebounds per game. The George Washington Colonials have lost four of their last five road games.
The Fordham Rams need a win to snap a five-game losing streak. The Fordham Rams are averaging 59.6 points on 38.6 percent shooting and allowing 61.3 points on 41.2 percent shooting. Chuba Ohams is averaging 11 points and 8.2 rebounds while Jalen Cobb is averaging 10.9 points and 2.5 assists. Antwon Portley is the third double-digit scorer and Erten Gazi is grabbing 2.5 rebounds. The Fordham Rams are shooting 31.8 percent from beyond the arc and 62.4 percent from the free throw line. The Fordham Rams are allowing 31.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.5 rebounds per game. The Fordham Rams have lost six of their last seven home games.
The Colonials are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games, 13-5-1 ATS in their last 19 Wednesday games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Rams are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Wednesday games, 16-38 ATS in their last 54 home games and 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The under is 4-0 in Colonials last 4 road games. The under is 17-6 in Rams last 23 overall. The home team is 4-0-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings. The favorite is 3-0-1 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
The George Washington Colonials are 10-8 ATS on the season and are still winning their last five games by an average of three points despite the recent hiccups they've run into. The Fordham Rams are riding a five-game losing streak, and they're losing those games by an average of 11.6 points while shooting 36.5 percent from the field. The Fordham Rams are also just 6-11 ATS on the season and have failed to cover nine of their 11 home games. I have no choice but to lay the tiny chalk with the George Washington Colonials on the road.