George Washington Colonials vs. Saint Louis Billikens - 3/10/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
George Washington (22-9) vs. Saint Louis Billikens (11-20)
March 10, 2016 2:30 PM EST
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The Saint Louis Billikens will face off against the George Washington Colonials in the 2nd round of the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament.
The George Washington Colonials finished the regular season with a 22-9 record and are 5th in the Atlantic 10. The Colonials struggled at the end of the year losing 2 out of their last 3 games. George Washington averages 75.2 points per game and shoots 75% from the free throw line. The leading scorer for the Colonials has been Tyler Cavanaugh who is averaging 16.6 points per game and 7.5 rebounds. Patricio Garino is second on the team with 14.2 points per game and 4.4 rebounds.
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The Saint Louis Billikens won their first game in the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament 83-78 over George Mason. M. Bartley who scored 24 points in their win led the Billikens. The Saint Louis Billikens have been led by Ash Yacoubou who Is averaging 11.0 points per game and 5.8 rebounds. Mike Crawford is second on the team with 10.7 points per game and 3.6 rebounds. Saint Louis already has a win in this tournament so they will use this to their advantage.
The Saint Louis Billikens are 2-8-1 against the spread in their last 11 neutral site games. The Billikens are 7-19 against the spread in their last 26 games following a win. George Washington is 8-2-1 against the spread in their last 11 games following a loss. The Colonials are 5-2 against the spread in their last 7 neutral site games.
The George Washington Colonials have been one of the better teams in the Atlantic 10. Saint Louis Billikens have been near the bottom of the conference all season. I think George Washington will win this game big.