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Richmond vs. George Washington - 2/9/19 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

George Washington at Richmond
Date & Time Saturday February 9, 2019, 6:00 PM (EST)
Robins Center
Richmond, VA
The Line
Richmond -7 / over-under: 137
TV Channel
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The George Washington Colonials go on the road to oppose the Richmond Spiders in a Saturday college basketball tilt.

The George Washington Colonials have been losers in three of floor after a 60-50 loss to visiting VCU as a 7.5 point home dog on Wednesday.

George Washington trailed by four points at the break and slowly faded with 20 second half points and 34.1% shooting to lean on.

The struggling Colonials saw 16 points and five pulls from DJ Williams with Maceo Jack next in line with 14 points and six boards.

Armel Potter gave George Washington eleven points followed by Justin Mazzulla who chipped in with four points, five boards and four helpers.

The Richmond Spiders are gunning for consecutive wins after knocking off George Mason 81-67 on Wednesday as a 2.5 point underdog.

Richmond led by seven points at the Intermission and continued to pull away behind 56.6% from the field and 10-21 from deep.

Jacob Gilyard was the Spiders go to scorer with 28 points, five pulls and six helpers with Grant Golden adding 17 points, five yanks and six assists.

Nathan Cayo gave Richmond ten points and Noah Yates chipped in with eight points with the duo combining for six boards.

George Washington Colonials are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 road games andColonials are 11-3 ATS in their last 14 games overall. 

Richmond Spiders are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall and Richmond Spiders are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. Atlantic 10. 

Over is 11-4 in the last 15 meetings and George Washington Colonials are 1-3-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Richmond.

The number looks about right but George Washington is hit or miss in my view…

George Washington +7

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