George Washington vs. Fordham - 3/4/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Fordham Rams (7-21) at George Washington Colonials (12-17)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 7:00 pm (Charles E. Smith Center)
The Line: George Washington Colonials -6 -- Over/Under: 122
The Fordham Rams and George Washington Colonials meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Charles E. Smith Center.
The Fordham Rams look for a win to snap a 10-game losing streak. The Fordham Rams are averaging 57.9 points on 37.9 percent shooting and allowing 62.3 points on 40.2 percent shooting. Chuba Ohams is averaging 11 points and 8.2 rebounds while Jalen Cobb is averaging 10.5 points and 2.3 assists. Antwon Portley is the third double-digit scorer and Erten Gazi is grabbing 2.5 rebounds. The Fordham Rams are shooting 31.6 percent from beyond the arc and 64 percent from the free throw line. The Fordham Rams are allowing 30.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.9 rebounds per game. The Fordham Rams haven’t won a road game this season.
The George Washington Colonials need a win after losing six of their last eight games. The George Washington Colonials are averaging 66.6 points on 42.6 percent shooting and allowing 70.1 points on 44.9 percent shooting. Armel Potter is averaging 14.5 points and 3.2 rebounds while Maceo Jack is averaging 12.1 points and 2.6 rebounds. Jamison Battle is the third double-digit scorer and Jameer Nelson Jr. is grabbing 4.5 rebounds. The George Washington Colonials are shooting 32.6 percent from beyond the arc and 70.2 percent from the free throw line. The George Washington Colonials are allowing 32.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.5 rebounds per game. The George Washington Colonials have lost three straight home games.
The home team is 5-0-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings. The favorite is 3-1-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
Both teams are struggling heading into this contest, but the Fordham Rams are just 12-16 against the spread on the season, and they're losing on the road by an average of 14.1 points while shooting 35 percent from the field and 28 percent from three. The home team has won the last five meetings between Fordham and George Washington and is 4-0-1 against the spread during that span. The Fordham Rams are not a team I'm trying to get behind right now. Give me the George Washington Colonials and the reasonable number.