George Washington Colonials vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights - 12/12/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Rutgers Scarlet Knights (4-5) at George Washington Colonials (8-1)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 4:30 pm (Charles E. Smith Center)
The Line: George Washington Colonials -19 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights look to even their record with a win versus the George Washington Colonials.
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are struggling for consistency at both ends of the floor which is why the team is floating around the .500 mark. The Scarlet Knights snapped a four game slide with an easy 75-59 rout of visiting Central Connecticut State Tuesday behind a 47 point second half run. RU fired away at 49% and held the Blue Devils to 38% which equaled five more buckets that combined with seven more makes at the stripe for an easy win. Corey Sanders was the offensive star of the game with 18 points, five pulls and six helpers with Bishop Daniels adding 17 points, six boards and six assists. Jonathan Laurent dropped 15 points while DJ Foreman chipping in with ten points and seven rebounds.
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The George Washington Colonials have built an 8-1 record and have faced some good teams so the team has to be thinking what does it take to crack the top 25. The Colonials notched their second win in a row after downing Penn State 76-66 as a 9.5 point favorite on Tuesday. The Colonials owned a 47%-42% shooting advantage with the Nittany Lions using ten more looks to hang tough but GW sank 12 more foul shots to put this one in the win column. Tyler Cavanaugh paced the Colonials offense with 18 points and ten rebounds with Joe McDonald adding 16 points and six pulls. Yuta Watanabe netted 14 points and snared six boards followed by an eleven point effort from Paul Jorgensen.
The under is 7-1 in Rutgers last 8 non-conference games and Rutgers are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 vs. Atlantic 10 while the over is 8-3 in their last 11 vs. Atlantic 10. George Washington are 3-10 ATS in their last 13 Saturday games and the under is 11-4 in their last 15 Saturday games while the under is 35-17 in their last 52 non-conference games. I think the spread is about right and George Washington has blowout potential…