Richmond Spiders vs. George Washington Colonials - 2/24/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
George Washington Colonials (20-7) at Richmond Spiders (14-12)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Robins Center)
The Line: Richmond Spiders -3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The George Washington Colonials look to avoid the season sweep at the Richmond Spiders.
With the regular season winding down the George Washington Colonials need to win out and get some help to grab a top four finish in the Atlantic Ten. The Colonials snapped a two game skid Sunday with a one sided 90-50 rout of visiting La Salle as a 16.5 point home favorite. Everything went in favor of GW with 58% marksmanship and a 14-20 mark on threes easily too much for the 32% shoolex Mitola chipped in with ten points. ting Explorers to contend with. Tyler Cavanaugh led the Colonials scoring spree with 22 points and six pulls on 7-11 with Patricio Garino adding 19 points and eight rebounds on 7-7. Yuta Watanabe and Jordan Roland tossed in eleven points apiece while Alex Mitola chipped in with ten points.
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The goal for the Richmond Spiders is to go on a tear and win the conference playoffs or at least go to a tournament somewhere if Plan A fails. The Spiders have been heading in the wrong direction with back to back defeats after dropping an 87-74 decision at VCU as a 9.5 point underdog. The Rams broke open a four point contest with a 45-36 second half behind 53% shooting including an 11-22 effort on threes while Richmond countered at 52.5% with a 7-14 mark from long range. TJ Cline paced the Spiders attack with 22 points and five assists on 9-12 with Marshall Wood and ShawnDre’ Jones scoring 12 points each with Jones handing out six helpers. Terry Allen followed with eleven points and seven boards while Khawn Fore chipped in with seven.
The under is 6-2 in George Washington last 8 Wednesday games. Richmond are 7-1-1 ATS in their last 9 Wednesday games and the over is 15-6 in their last 21 home games. The over is 7-1 in the last 8 meetings and the underdog is 10-3 ATS in the last 13 meetings. All I can say is the Colonials are pretty good when they show up so will they…