George Washington vs. Temple - 12/3/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Temple Owls (4-1) at George Washington Colonials (3-4)
College Basketball: Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 2:30 pm (Capitol One Arena)
The Line: George Washington Colonials +10 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Temple Owls tangle with the George Washington Colonials in Sunday college basketball.
The Temple Owls rebounded from their first loss to upend the South Carolina Gamecocks 76-60 on Thursday as a 1.5 point favorite. Temple led by eleven heading to the intermission and were never challenged behind a 48.3%-37.9% shooting advantage that added up to seven baskets.
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Quinton Rose exploded for 24 points on 10-13 accuracy in 33 minutes with Damion Moore adding 20 points and ten rebounds on 8-11 from the floor to give the Owls a potent, one, two punch. Obi Enechionyia netted 15 points, posted five pulls and three assists along with six blocks on 6-8 from the field to give Temple a three man attack.
The George Washington Colonials are trying to find a groove in the early going. George Washington had lost three straight before getting in the win column with a 73-66 victory versus the Morgan State Bears with a 46-34 second half run erasing a five point deficit. The Colonials held a small 46.3%-44.6% with a few more threes and free throws being decisive.
Yuta Watanabe carried the George Washington scoring burden with a game high 26 points and seven rebounds along with five steals on 9-16 shooting with Jair Bolden netting 13 points on 4-12 from the floor while Arnaldo Toro added 12 points, seven rebounds and four assists on 4-11 from the field.
Over is 12-4 in Temple last 16 road games and over is 16-7 in Temple last 23 overall. George Washington are 1-6-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall and under is 6-2 in George Washington last 8 overall and George Washington are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 Sunday games.
From what I have seen from each team so far, I’ll back Temple who is looking tough…