Duquesne Dukes vs. George Washington Colonials - 2/17/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
George Washington Colonials (18-7) at Duquesne Dukes (15-10)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 7:00 pm (A.J. Palumbo Center)
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The George Washington Colonials will travel to play the Duquesne Dukes in an A-10 game on Wednesday.
The Duquesne Dukes are 15-10 (5-7) and are coming off of a loss to UMass by a score of 108-99. Duquesne has lost 3 games in a row and is currently 9th in the A-10 standings. Duquesne is averaging 80 points per game while giving up 77 points per game. Duquesne is also averaging 40.5 rebounds per game and 16 assists per game. Derrick Colter is averaging 18.1 points per game and 4.1 assists per game for Duquesne. Micah Mason is averaging 17.3 points per game and 4.7 assists per game for the Dukes. Duquesne is shooting 69.6% on free throws, 36% on three-pointers, and 45.9% on all field goal attempts.
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The George Washington Colonials are 18-7 (7-5) and are coming off of a loss to St. Bonaventure by a score of 64-57. George Washington has lost 2 games in a row and is currently 5th in the A-10 standings. George Washington defeated Duquesne by a score of 91-64 in these two teams first meeting of the season. George Washington is averaging 74.7 points per game while giving up 69 points per game. George Washington is also averaging 38.4 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game. Tyler Cavanaugh is averaging 16.6 points per game and 7.4 rebounds per game for George Washington. Patricio Garino is averaging 13.9 points per game and 4.2 rebounds per game for the Colonials. George Washington is shooting 74.9% on free throws, 34.3% on three-pointers, and 44% on all field goal attempts.
George Washington is 6-14 ATS in their last 20 road games. George Washington is 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 games. The under is 11-3 in George Washington’s last 14 games following an ATS loss. Duquesne is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Wednesday games. Duquesne is 13-6-1 ATS in their last 20 home games. The over is 5-0 in the last 5 home games for Duquesne. The home team is 5-0 ATS in these two teams last 5 meetings.
George Washington has been able to play solid defense this season, while Duquesne is giving up 77 points per game. Duquesne has the rebounding advantage and shooting advantage in this matchup. George Washington blew Duquesne out in their first game and I think they will sweep the season series here.