George Washington Colonials vs. Fordham Rams Betting Prediction 01/22/20

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Don’t expect a fast-paced game when the George Washington Colonials (8-10, 2-3 A10) visit Fordham to play the Rams (6-11, 0-5 A10). Action begins at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday, January 22, 2020.

George Washington Colonials at Fordham Rams ATS Odds

In their last matchup, the Rams were beaten by the Davidson Wildcats, 74-62, while the Colonials easily got past the Massachusetts Minutemen, 75-51.

The Colonials knocked down 18 of their 19 free throws (94.7 percent) and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.582 (above their season average of 0.489). Fordham, on the other hand, forced Davidson into a turnover percentage of 20.6 (above their season average of 14.9). Fordham received a boost from Onyi Eyisi, who recorded 17 points. Meanwhile, Jameer Nelson Jr. fueled George Washington with 14 points and seven rebounds.

This series was highly contested last year. Each won one of the two games played against each other last season. In the last game, the Rams won 67-56. The Rams’ 5.5 turnover percentage was their largest strength over the Colonials, who had a mark of 11.2. This will be the first game of the year between these two teams.

Half-court execution will be of utmost importance when a pair of the nation’s slowest-paced teams face off. Fordham ranks 333rd in possessions per game (65.7) and George Washington is 311th (66.7).

George Washington Colonials at Fordham Rams ATS Pick

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

Betting Notes:

  • George Washington ranks eighth in three pointers allowed per game (16.0) while Fordham ranks 185th (22.9).
  • The Rams rank 60th in steals per game (7.7) while the Colonials rank 138th in steals allowed per game (6.8).
  • Fordham ranks 227th in rebounds per game (33.6) while George Washington ranks 237th (33.3).
  • The Rams rank 34th in blocks allowed per game (2.6) while the Colonials rank 143rd (4.2).
  • George Washington ranks 36th in assists allowed per game (10.5) while Fordham ranks 122nd (12.5).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Colonials have scored an average of 66.6 points per game (0.5 below their season average) and allowed an average of 63.6 points per game (4.0 below their season average).
  • The Rams’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 11.6, up from 1.7 for the season.