George Washington Colonials vs. Princeton Tigers Betting Prediction

Daniel GimenezArticles, Basketball, College Basketball

The Princeton Tigers (3-2) will be at home in L. Stockwell Jadwin Gymnasium when they square off with the George Washington Colonials (1-6). Action gets underway at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 1, 2018.

George Washington Colonials at Princeton Tigers ATS Odds

In their last contest, the Tigers beat the Maine Black Bears, 73-59, while the Colonials were beaten by the Vermont Catamounts, 69-53.

Princeton played a nearly perfect game. They had an absurd free throw rate of 0.444 (above their season average of 0.275) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.589 (above their season average of 0.438). For those same stats, Maine recorded marks of 0.000 and 0.500, respectively. George Washington, on the other hand, had a turnover percentage of 9.4 (better than their season average of 19.2). Princeton received a boost from Devin Cannady, who put up 28 points and five rebounds. Arnaldo Toro, meanwhile was a key piece for George Washington with 14 points and 11 rebounds.

The Colonials won the sole game between these two teams last season, 71-60. George Washington’s free throw rate was their biggest strength over Princeton. The Colonials had a rate of 0.291, while the Tigers posted a mark of 0.061.

Half-court execution will be of utmost importance when a pair of the country’s slowest-paced teams go head-to-head. Princeton ranks 284th in possessions per game (67.7) and George Washington is 333rd (66.1) dating back to last season.

George Washington Colonials vs. Princeton Tigers ATS Pick

Pick: SU Winner – Princeton, ATS Winner – Princeton, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Princeton ranks 28th in three pointers attempted per game (26.4) while George Washington ranks 309th (17.3).
  • The Colonials rank 32nd in blocks per game (4.7) while the Tigers rank 152nd (3.4).
  • George Washington ranks 250th in rebounds per game (33.8) while Princeton ranks 288th (32.9).
  • The Tigers rank 38th in steals allowed per game (5.3) while the Colonials rank 197th (6.6).
  • Princeton ranks 46th in assists allowed per game (11.5) while George Washington ranks 196th (13.7).