La Salle Explorers vs. George Washington Colonials ATS Prediction 02/22/20

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The La Salle Explorers (12-13, 3-10 A10) and the George Washington Colonials (12-14, 6-7 A10) face off at Charles E. Smith Center. The Explorers will attempt to end a five-game road losing streak. The game begins at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 22, 2020.

La Salle Explorers at George Washington Colonials Betting Odds

Both teams were triumphant in their last game. The Colonials edged the Duquesne Dukes 70-67, while the Explorers defeated the Fordham Rams 58-49.

La Salle played a nearly perfect game. They had a ridiculous offensive rebounding percentage of 34.3 (above their season average of 29.7) and a turnover percentage of 20.3 (worse than their season average of 18.8). Fordham had marks of 13.3 and 25.3, respectively, for those same stats. The Colonials, on the other hand, had a better free throw rate (0.212 vs. 0.118) and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.567 (above their season average of 0.492). George Washington was lifted by Arnaldo Toro, who contributed 16 points and 14 rebounds. Ed Croswell, meanwhile had a solid performance for La Salle, putting up 12 points and nine rebounds.

The Colonials won the sole game between these two teams last year, 59-56. George Washington had a better free throw rate (0.151 vs. 0.109). La Salle, meanwhile, had a much better turnover percentage (13.9 vs. 23.6). This is the first time these teams will meet this year.

La Salle Explorers at George Washington Colonials Pick

College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – George Washington, ATS Winner – La Salle, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • La Salle ranks 35th in steals per game (8.0) while George Washington ranks 199th (5.4).
  • The Colonials rank 20th in three pointers allowed per game (17.4) while the Explorers rank 98th (20.4).
  • The Colonials average 4.2 blocks per game, which ranks 44th in the NCAA. The Explorers rank 150th in blocks allowed per game (3.9).
  • La Salle ranks 130th in rebounds per game (36.0) while George Washington ranks 227th (33.6).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Colonials’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 13.8, up from 2.5 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Explorers have scored an average of 65.2 points per game (3.0 below their season average) and allowed an average of 68.8 points per game (1.0 below their season average).