George Washington Colonials vs. Saint Peter's Peacocks - 12/19/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Saint Peter's Peacocks (3-5) at George Washington Colonials (9-1)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 1:00 pm (Charles E. Smith Center)
The Line: George Washington Colonials -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Saint Peter’s Peacocks will travel to play the George Washington Colonials in a non-conference game on Saturday.
The George Washington Colonials are 9-1 and are coming off of a win against Rutgers by a score of 83-49. George Washington led by 22 points at halftime and cruised to the easy victory. Tyler Cavanaugh had 22 points and 6 rebounds for George Washington. Paul Jorgensen had 10 points and 5 assists for George Washington. George Washington out rebounded their opponent by a total of 40-37 and had 18 assists in their victory. George Washington is averaging 77.7 points per game while giving up 66.7 points per game. George Washington is also averaging 39.1 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per game. Tyler Cavanaugh is averaging 16.1 points per game and 7.8 rebounds per game, while Patricio Garino is averaging 12.9 points per game and 4.2 rebounds per game for George Washington. George Washington is shooting 76.5% on free throws, 34.4% on three-pointers, and 45.6% on all field goal attempts.
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The St. Peter’s Peacocks are 3-5 and are coming off of a loss to Seton Hall by a score of 72-46. Seton Hall was up 15 points at halftime and led the whole way in the second half for the win. Elias Desport had 9 points and 3 rebounds for St. Peter’s. Rodney Hawkins added 7 points and 8 rebounds for the Peacocks. St. Peter’s out rebounded their opponent by a total of 37-34 and had 7 assists in their defeat. St. Peter’s is averaging 69.3 points per game while giving up 71.5 points per game. St. Peter’s is also averaging 38.1 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per game. Antwon Portley is averaging 14.9 points per game and 2.6 rebounds per game, while Quadir Welton is averaging 11.6 points per game and 7.8 rebounds per game for St. Peter’s. St. Peter’s is shooting 63.6% on free throws, 31.9% on three-pointers, and 41.4% on all field goal attempts.
St. Peter’s is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games. The over is 4-1 in St. Peter’s last 5 games. George Washington is 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games overall. George Washington is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 against the MAAC. The under is 5-1 in George Washington’s last 6 games overall.
George Washington has really impressed me early on in this season. They are very solid team all around and I expect them to win easily in this game. St. Peter’s has struggled to score this season and I do not see them playing George Washington tough.