Saint Joe's vs George Washington Prediction - Basketball Picks 3/8/23
George Washington Colonials (16-15) vs Saint Joseph's Hawks (15-16)
Game Info: Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 5:00 pm (Barclays Center)
Betting Odds: George Washington Colonials -1.5 -- Over/Under: 155 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Saint Joseph’s Hawks will play the George Washington Colonials in the second round of the A-10 Tournament on Wednesday evening at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Saint Joe’s Preview
The Saint Joseph’s Hawks are 15-16 (8-10) this season after they defeated Loyola by a score of 72-67 in their last game. Saint Joe’s shot 41.5% from the field and made 10 three pointers in the win. The Saint Joseph’s Hawks are averaging 72.5 points per game, 72.9 points against per game, 34.7 rebounds per game, and 12 assists per game. Erik Reynolds II has led the Hawks this season with 19.4 points per game, 3.1 rebounds per game, and 2.4 assists per game. St. Joe’s is shooting 42.9% from the field, 68.9% on free throws, and 33.2% on three pointers this year.
George Washington Preview
The George Washington Colonials are 16-15 (10-8) this season after they lost to VCU by a score of 74-68 in their last game. George Washington shot 44.6% from the field and was -6 in rebounding margin in the loss. The George Washington Colonials are averaging 76.3 points per game, 76.4 points against per game, 34.8 rebounds per game, and 12.6 assists per game. James Bishop IV has led the Colonials this season with 21.5 points per game, 5.1 assists per game, and 2.2 rebounds per game. George Washington is shooting 47.3% from the field, 73.2% on free throws, and 32.7% on three pointers this year.
Saint Joe’s is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games and 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games. The over is 4-1 in Saint Joe’s last 5 games. George Washington is 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 neutral site games. The over is 14-6 in George Washington’s last 20 games. The favorite is 6-2 ATS in these two teams last 8 head to head meetings.
Saint Joe’s comes into this game on a two game winning streak, while George Washington has won four of their last five games. These two teams split their two regular season meetings, but Saint Joe’s did have the more convincing win. George Washington is the better shooting team, while St. Joe’s is the better defensive team. George Washington comes into this game playing better at the moment, so I am going to take them to advance.