George Washington at Davidson Prediction - Basketball Picks 3/1/23

Davidson Wildcats (14-14) vs George Washington Colonials (15-14)

Game Info: Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 7:00 pm (Belk Arena)

Betting Odds: Davidson Wildcats -8 -- Over/Under: 150 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The George Washington Colonials will head down to Carolina to take on the Davidson Wildcats in Atlantic 10 play from the Belk Arena on ESPN+. Dayton leads the all-time series, 22-19, but GWU did win the latest meeting in DC back in January.

George Washington moved to 15-14 defeating La Salle in DC. The Colonials pulled away from the Explorers after a break to win a shootout, 92-85. GWU scores 76.6 points per game, while allowing 76.7 ppg, and shooting 47.4% from the field.

George Washington has won their last three games, and they’ll look to spoil Davidson’s home finale. The Colonials are 9-7 in Atlantic 10 play, with a 4-6 road record. The James Bishop show will be coming to an end in DC will be coming to an end soon, but it’s going with a bang. The senior guard went for a game-high 29 points in the win over La Salle, and after scoring 23 points or more in five of the last six games, he leads GWU in scoring (21.6) and assists (5.2). Fifth-year guard Brendan Adams has been very consistent alongside him, and after going for a team-high 28 points in the overtime win over St. Bonaventure, and he’s now averaging 17.7 ppg.

Davidson moved to 14-14 after defeating Duquesne in Pittsburgh. The Wildcats jumped out to a big halftime lead, and held off the Dukes to win by four, 71-67. Davidson is scoring 70.7 points per game, while allowing 69.4 ppg, and shooting 45% from the field.

Davidson took a step back as a program this season, but they’ve won their last three games, and they’ll look to keep the momentum going here. The Wildcats are 7-9 in A10 play, with a 7-7 home record. must now finish flawless if they want to compete in a postseason tournament. Davidson plays through the inside-out duo of Foster Loyer and Sam Mennenga. Loyer went off for a game-high 27 points in the win over St. Bonnie leads Davidson in scoring (16.0) and assists (4.5). Mennenga double-doubled last time out against Duquesne, and he’s averaging 15.6 ppg and a team-lead 6.7 rpg.

George Washington is 12-14 against the spread this season, with a 16-10 over/under record. Davidson is 12-13 ATS this year, with a 10-15 o/u record.

Both schools have decided to figure things out late in the season, and this should make for a good contest. Davidson will have the added motive of winning their home finale and avenging a January loss, but the underdog margin looks appealing for the Colonials. We also won’t have too many more opportunities to experience the James Bishop show, and with the senior guard scoring at a very high rate right now, George Washington might be worth a look here in Carolina. Davidson may win this game, but the backcourt of GWU is going to give them a good run, so spot them the points for this Atlantic 10 matchup.

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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