Fordham vs. George Washington - 3/4/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Fordham Rams (7-21) at George Washington Colonials (12-17)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 7:00 pm (Charles E. Smith Center)
The Line: George Washington Colonials -6 -- Over/Under: 122 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Fordham Rams (7-21, 1-15 CONF) and the George Washington Colonials (12-17, 6-10 CONF) will meet on Wednesday, March 4th for an A10 conference matchup at the Charles E. Smith Center in Washington, DC. The game will be played at 7:00 PM eastern time.
Fordham is coming off a 73-69 loss to Saint Joseph’s in their last game. Fordham’s losing streak has now been extended to 13 games, as they are 14 games under .500 in conference play. George Washington is coming off a 75-51 road loss to VCU in their last game. George Washington has now lost three straight games.
Fordham scores 57.9 points per game on 37.9 percent field goal shooting this season. Fordham’s leading scorer is G Jalen Cobb, who scores 10.5 points per game. The leading rebounder for Fordham is F Joel Soriano, who earns 5.9 rebounds per game. Fordham allows 62.3 points per game to the opposition, therefore they have a -4.4 scoring differential so far this season. Fordham also earns 32.9 rebounds, 11.4 assists, 2.5 blocks, and 7.0 steals per game.
George Washington scores 66.6 points per game on 42.6 percent field goal shooting this season. George Washington’s leading scorer is G Armel Potter, who scores 14.5 points per game. The leading rebounder for George Washington is F Jamison Battle, who earns 5.1 rebounds per game. George Washington allows 70.1 points per game to the opposition, thus they have a -3.5 scoring differential so far this season. George Washington also earns 33.3 rebounds, 12.1 assists, 4.2 blocks, and 5.3 steals per game as a team.
Fordham is 12-16 against the spread this season and 5-5 against the spread in their last ten games. Fordham 4-4 against the spread on the road this season. George Washington 15-14 against the spread this season and 5-5 against the spread in their last ten games. George Washington is also 8-7 against the spread at home so far this season.
Fordham's only conference win to date was against this George Washington team. Of course, both teams have not impressed at all this season, but I think this will be a defensive battle just as it was the first go-around. That is why I think six points are too many to pass up with Fordham, so I will take Fordham and the six points.