Saint Joseph's vs. George Washington - 1/3/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
George Washington Colonials (10-3) at Saint Joseph's Hawks (6-5)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm (Hagan Arena)
The Line: Saint Joseph's Hawks +3.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CBS Sports Network
The St. Joseph’s Hawks and the George Washington Colonials face off on Saturday at Hagan Arena in an A-10 college basketball matchup.
The St. Joe’s Hawks are 6-5 this season and are coming off of a loss at Denver on Monday. St. Joseph’s is averaging 61.1 points and they are shooting 40.4 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 63.6 points and their opponents are shooting 43.4 percent. DeAndre Bembry leads the Hawks averaging 15.4 points and 6.8 rebounds per game. Isaiah Miles is averaging 11.5 points and 5.3 rebounds, Aaron Brown is averaging 9.5 points, and Chris Wilson is averaging 7.1 points. St. Joe’s is 4-1 at home this season.
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The George Washington Colonials are 10-3 this season and they have won their last four games. GW is averaging 70.2 points and they are shooting 46 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 57.8 points and their opponents are shooting 38.1 percent. Patricio Garino leads the Colonials averaging 13.5 points and 5.1 rebounds per game. Kethan Savage is averaging 12.5 points and 5.0 rebounds, Kevin Larsen is averaging 11.2 points and 7.3 rebounds, and Joe McDonald is averaging 8.9 points and 6.4 rebounds. George Washington is 1-3 on the road but they are 4-0 in neutral site games.
St. Joseph’s is 6-2 against the spread in their last eight home games, 6-2 against the spread against the A-10, and 7-1 against the spread following a loss. George Washington is 3-0-1 against the spread in their last four games, 3-1-1 against the spread following a win, and 1-4 against the spread in their last five Saturday games. The road team has covered the point spread in five of the last seven meetings of these two.
St. Joe’s has all of the trends working for them but GW is just the better team and I look for them to put this away in the final 10 minutes and get the cover.