Fordham at George Washington - 3/11/20 College Basketball Picks and Prediction
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Fordham Rams (8-22) at George Washington Colonials (12-19)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 3:30 pm (Barclays Center)
The Line: George Washington Colonials -2.5 -- Over/Under: 118.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Fordham Rams (8-22, 2-16 CONF) and the George Washington Colonials (12-19, 6-12 CONF) will meet on Wednesday, March 11th for the 1st Round of the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament. The game will be played at a neutral site at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, and the game is scheduled for a 3:30 PM ET start time.
Fordham ended their regular season with a 65-61 home loss to George Mason. Fordham finished the regular season with only two conference wins and eight overall wins. On March 4th, Fordham defeated George Washington on the road, 63-52. George Washington finished their regular season with a road loss to Dayton, 76-51, no surprise there.
Fordham scores 58.1 points per game on 38 percent field goal shooting this season. Fordham’s leading scorer is G Antwon Portley, who scores 10.4 points per game. The leading rebounder for Fordham is F Joel Soriano, who earns 6.4 rebounds per game. Fordham allows 62.0 points per game to the opposition, therefore they have a -3.9 scoring differential so far this season. Fordham also earns 33.0 rebounds, 11.3 assists, 2.5 blocks, and 7.1 steals per game as a team.
George Washington scores 65.6 points per game on 42.4 percent field goal shooting this season. George Washington’s leading scorer is G Armel Potter, who scores 14.3 points per game. The leading rebounder for George Washington is F Jamison Battle, who earns 5.3 rebounds per game. George Washington allows 70.0 points per game to the opposition, thus they have a -4.4 scoring differential so far this season. George Washington also earns 33.1 rebounds, 11.9 assists, 4.2 blocks, and 5.3 steals per game as a team.
Fordham is 13-17 against the spread and 6-4 against the spread in their last ten games. Fordham is also 2-1 against the spread in neutral site games so far this season. George Washington is 15-16 against the spread this season and 3-7 against the spread in their last ten games. George Washington is also 2-1 against the spread in neutral site games so far this season.
Fordham has played the stronger basketball as of late. Add that to the fact that they already defeated George Washington just last week. I will take Fordham as the underdog in the first round of the A10 tournament.