Duquesne Dukes vs. George Washington Colonials ATS Prediction 01/20/19

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The Duquesne Dukes (12-5, 3-1 A10) will be at the Charles E. Smith Center to clash against the George Washington Colonials (6-11, 2-2 A10) in an A10 matchup. Action begins at 4 p.m. ET on Sunday, January 20, 2019, and can be seen on NBC Sports Network.

Duquesne Dukes vs. George Washington Colonials ATS Odds

Both teams were victorious in their last game. The Colonials edged the La Salle Explorers 59-56, while the Dukes were victorious over the Richmond Spiders 74-68.

Duquesne dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 25.0 (below their season average of 31.8) and a free throw rate of 0.214 (below their season average of 0.256). For those same stats, Richmond put up marks of 20.0 and 0.189, respectively. The Colonials, on the other hand, had a better free throw rate (0.151 vs. 0.109) and held the Explorers to an effective field goal percentage of 0.383 (below their season average of 0.466). Terry Nolan Jr. had a solid performance for George Washington, contributing 12 points and 10 rebounds. Duquesne, meanwhile, rallied around Sincere Carry, who had 21 points and six assists.

The Dukes dominated this series last year, taking both games. In the most recent game, Duquesne won 75-73. The Dukes’ 28.1 offensive rebounding percentage was their largest advantage over the Colonials, who had a rate of 21.4. This is the first time these teams will clash this year.

It could be an error-filled game for the George Washington offense. George Washington ranks 152nd in the NCAA in ball protection (turnover percentage of 18.5 percent), while the pesky defense of Duquesne forces the 30th-most turnovers in the nation (23.2 percent).

Duquesne vs. George Washington Betting Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – Duquesne, ATS Winner – George Washington, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Duquesne ranks 51st in three pointers attempted per game (25.9) while George Washington ranks 225th (19.6).
  • The Dukes rank 147th in rebounds per game (35.7) while the Colonials rank 254th in rebounds allowed per game (39.0).
  • Duquesne ranks 53rd in blocks per game (4.2) while George Washington ranks 92nd in blocks allowed per game (3.4).
  • The Dukes rank 19th in steals per game (8.7) while the Colonials rank 155th (5.8).
  • Duquesne ranks 98th in assists per game (14.3) while George Washington ranks 227th (10.8).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Colonials have scored an average of 64.4 points per game (0.7 above their season average) and allowed an average of 65.4 points per game (4.8 below their season average).
  • The Dukes have been outscored by an average of 0.6 points in their last five games. On the season, Duquesne has defeated opponents by an average of 3.1 points.