Duquesne Dukes host George Washington Colonials in college basketball action
George Washington Colonials vs Duquesne Dukes Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting George Washington Colonials travelling to Duquesne Wednesday to take on the Dukes.
The Dukes currently sports a 7-14 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 5-12 ATS. The Colonials are 10-10 and 10-5-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Dukes produce a 5-9 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Colonials have gone 9-4 against the number.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Duquesne Dukes as 4.5-point underdogs in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 224-rated Dukes and the No. 82-ranked Colonials, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 71-62 result in favor of the Colonials.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Duquesne has the nation's No. 154-rated offensive output, at 68.3 PPG. The visiting Colonials defense ranks No. 92 allowing on average 62.8 PPG. The Dukes FG% has averaged 41.2% so far, less than the Colonials marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.6% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, George Washington owns the country's No. 67-rated mark, allowing 64.6 points per game on the highway. Duquesne, on the other hand, rates No. 150 in scoring at home.
Last time out for George Washington, they were an 80-71 loser as they battled La Salle at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 1.5-point underdog. Isaiah Armwood scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Colonials to a win (they lost 80-71 to La Salle at Charles E. Smith Center on Saturday).
Duquesne lost its last outing, a 68-60 result against St. Bonaventure on February 2. They covered in that game as a 11.5-point underdog. Duquesne got 11 points from Kadeem Pantophlet but lost anyway, 68-60, to St. Bonaventure on Saturday at Reilly Center.
George Washington Colonials Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
After playing La Salle are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Duquesne Dukes Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Xavier are 4-6
After playing St. Bonaventure are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8
A few Colonials at Dukes trends to consider:
George Washington is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Duquesne
George Washington is 5-16 SU in its last 21 games on the road
Duquesne is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing George Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Duquesne's last 6 games
Duquesne is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games when playing George Washington
Duquesne is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games
George Washington home to Butler, Saturday, February 9
Duquesne home to Xavier, Saturday, February 9