The No. 7 seed George Washington Colonials (16-15, 10-8 A-10) and the No. 10 seed Saint Joseph’s (PA) Hawks (15-16, 8-10 A-10) play in the A-10 Tournament Wednesday at Barclays Center. Gametime is at 5:00 PM.
Wednesday’s matchup between the Colonials and the Hawks features a slim line of George Washington -2. A 153-point over/under has been set for the game.
George Washington vs. Saint Joseph’s (PA) Odds
Point Spread for George Washington vs. Saint Joseph’s (PA)
The spread for this matchup is set at 2 points, with oddsmakers listing George Washington as the favorite.
George Washington vs. Saint Joseph’s (PA) Moneyline
As for the moneyline, George Washington has -136 odds to pick up the win, while Saint Joseph’s (PA) is listed at +115 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 153 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, March 8, 2023
- Game Time: 5:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: USA
- Location: Brooklyn, New York
- Arena: Barclays Center
George Washington vs. Saint Joseph’s (PA) Betting Trends
In George Washington’s 30 games this year, it has 16 wins against the spread. The Colonials have been chosen as favorites in 12 games this year and have walked away with the win seven times (58.3%) in those games. George Washington has gone over the point total in 58.1% of its opportunities this year (18 times over 31 games with a set point total).
Saint Joseph’s (PA) has played 31 games, with 18 wins, against the spread. The Hawks have been the moneyline underdog 19 total times this season. They’ve finished 6-13 in those games. Saint Joseph’s (PA)’s games this season have hit the over on 15 of 31 set point totals (48.4%).
George Washington vs. Saint Joseph’s (PA) Key Players to Watch
Brendan Adams posts 17.5 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game, shooting 47.7% from the floor and 39.2% from beyond the arc with 2.4 made 3-pointers per game. Ricky Lindo Jr. is tops on the Colonials at 7.5 rebounds per contest, while also posting 0.8 assists and 10.3 points. Maximus Edwards is averaging 10.7 points, 1.5 assists and 6.6 rebounds per game.
Saint Joseph’s (PA)
Erik Reynolds II is averaging team highs in points (19.2 per game) and assists (2.5). And he is delivering 3 rebounds, making 43.1% of his shots from the floor and 38.5% from 3-point range, with 3 triples per game. Cameron Brown is posting a team-high 5.9 rebounds per contest. And he is delivering 13.5 points and 1.7 assists, making 40.6% of his shots from the field and 35.9% from 3-point range, with 2.5 triples per contest. Lynn Greer III is putting up a team-high 4.1 assists per game. And he is contributing 12.5 points and 5.1 rebounds, making 41.7% of his shots from the field. Kacper Klaczek gets the Hawks 8.1 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game. He also delivers 1 steal and 1 block.
What you need to know about the George Washington Colonials
A total of 12 out of George Washington’s 18 A-10 games this season have hit the over. The Colonials’ offense, which ranks 73rd in college basketball with 76.3 points per game, has fared better than their 23rd-worst defense (76.4 points allowed per game). George Washington is grabbing 32.5 boards per game (129th-ranked in college basketball) this season, while allowing 32.2 rebounds per contest (256th-ranked).
George Washington is making 7.1 three-pointers per game (211th-ranked in college basketball) this season, while owning a 32.6% three-point percentage (270th-ranked). With 8.6 three-pointers conceded per game, the Colonials rank 329th in the nation. They are giving up a 35.1% shooting percentage from downtown, which ranks 264th in college basketball.
The Colonials are 6-4 against the spread and 5-5 overall in their last 10 contests. George Washington has hit the over in five of its last 10 outings. George Washington’s offense has been improved over its last 10 games, racking up 76.7 points per contest compared to the 76.3 it has averaged this year. George Washington’s defense has been more porous lately, as the team has allowed 81 points per game over its past 10 compared to the 76.4 points per game its opponents are averaging this season.
What you need to know about the Saint Joseph’s (PA) Hawks
Saint Joseph’s (PA) has put together a 12-7-0 ATS record so far this season in conference action. The Hawks are 162nd in the country in points scored (72.5 per game) and 257th in points conceded (72.7). With 31.5 rebounds per game and 33 rebounds conceded, Saint Joseph’s (PA) is 194th and 299th in college basketball, respectively.
Saint Joseph’s (PA) makes 8.8 3-pointers per game and shoots 33.2% from beyond the arc, ranking 44th and 235th, respectively, in the nation. The Hawks give up 8.5 3-pointers per game and concede 34.8% from beyond the arc, ranking 323rd and 248th, respectively, in college basketball.
The Hawks are 6-4 against the spread and 5-5 overall over their last 10 contests. In its past 10 games, Saint Joseph’s (PA) has gone over the total five times. In its last 10 games, Saint Joseph’s (PA) is putting up 72.4 points per game, 0.1 fewer points than its season average (72.5). While the Hawks are surrendering 72.7 points per game in 2022-23, they have improved that mark in their past 10 games, allowing 72.6 points per contest.
George Washington vs. Saint Joseph’s (PA) Prediction & Pick
Our prediction to win this game is Saint Joseph’s (PA), and we project that Saint Joseph’s (PA) will cover the spread (George Washington -2). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 153 points.
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