Rhode Island at George Washington: 2/21/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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George Washington Colonials (3-9) vs Rhode Island Rams (10-12)
Game Info: Sunday, February 21, 2021 at 11:30 am (Charles E. Smith Center)
Betting Odds: George Washington Colonials +8.5 -- Over/Under: 141 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The George Washington Colonials and Rhode Island Rams face off on Sunday in a college basketball showdown at the Charles E. Smith Center.
The Rhode Island Rams come into this game with a 10-12 record overall but coming into this game they have lost four of their last five games. The one win during that stretch was in their last game against Dayton, a game that took overtime, but they were able to come away with a victory. Rhode Island on the season is averaging 71.3 points while their defense is giving up 69.5 points per game. Rhode Island is shooting 44 percent from the field and 31.5 percent from behind the three point line. Guard Fatts Russell has been the star of the show for Rhode Island averaging 14.5 points while shooting 32.6 percent from the field and 23.9 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the George Washington Colonials who sit with a 3-0 record overall and they have lost two games in a row. In the last game against Dayton the offense could only manage 54 points and that led to a 13 point loss. George Washington is currently averaging 72.4 points per game while their defense is giving up 73.8 points per game George Washington is shooting 45.6 percent from the field and 33.6 percent from behind the three point line. Guard James Bishop has been the best player for George Washington averaging 19.8 points while shooting 43.5 percent from the field and 34 percent from behind the three point line.
Rhode Island is 12-28 against the spread in their last 40 games played on Sunday. George Washington is 5-11 against the spread in their last 16 games overall. The favorite is 14-4-3 against the spread in the last 21 meetings played between the two teams.
Rhode Island is the better team and even on the road they should find success in this game. Rhode Island is going to run up the score and that will be the difference in this game. Back Rhode Island To come away with a cover of the spread.