VCU at George Washington: 1/13/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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George Washington Colonials (3-7) vs VCU Rams (9-3)
Game Info: Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 2:00 pm (Charles E. Smith Center)
Betting Odds: George Washington Colonials +9.5 -- Over/Under: 143.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The VCU Rams and George Washington Colonials face off on Wednesday in a college basketball showdown at Charles E. Smith Center.
The VCU Rams come into this game with a 9-3 record overall but one of those losses did come in their last game against Rhode Island. In that last game, VCU gave up 83 points and that led to a blowout loss, even though they were six point favorites. On the season VCU is averaging 75.9 points per game while their defense is giving up 65.8 points per game. VCU is shooting 46.9 percent from the field and 34.5 percent from behind the three point line. Nah’shon Hyland has been the best player for VCU putting up 18.2 points while shooting 42.9 percent from the field while their defense is giving up 36.4 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the George Washington Colonials who come into this game with a 3-7 record overall but they are coming off a win over Duquesne in their last game. In the last game for George Washington the offense was strong putting 75 points and that led to the victory. On the season, George Washington is averaging 73.8 points per game while their defense is giving up 73.5 points per game. George Washington is led by James Bishop who comes into this game averaging 19.7 points per game while shooting 46.8 percent from the field and 37.8 percent from behind the three point line.
VCU is 2-9 against the spread in their last 11 games against the Atlantic 10. VCU is 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 games overall. George Washington is 4-10 against the spread in their last 14 games overall. The under is 7-2 in the last nine meetings played between the two teams.
These are two teams who have been strong this year and that is going to continue in this game. Look for very little defense to be played by either team and this is going to be a shootout. Back the over to cash with ease in this game.