Youngstown State Penguins vs George Washington Colonials Odds
The George Washington Colonials will try to cover the spread at Charles E. Smith Center on Saturday when they get a visit from the Youngstown State Penguins in NCAA basketball action.
The Penguins will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 0-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Colonials are 0-0 ATS. Youngstown State is 0-0 on the totals; George Washington is 0-0.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the George Washington Colonials as 6.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Colonials, most recently No. 277 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Penguins, who rate No. 221 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 2-0 victory for the Colonials.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Penguins is ranked No. 118 in NCAA hoops at 0 per game. Contrast that with George Washington’s No. 118 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, George Washington is the No. 116-ranked team in the country at 0 per game, while Youngstown State rates No. 116 at 0 per game.
Defensively, Youngstown State features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. George Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 67 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Youngstown State, they were a 93-76 loser as they battled Detroit on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 6-point underdog. Youngstown State got 25 points from Damian Eargle on the way to a 93-76 loss against Detroit on Friday at Athletics-Recreation Center.
Last time out for George Washington, they were a 67-50 loser as they battled Dayton on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 9-point underdog. George Washington suffered a 67-50 loss against Dayton on Tuesday, getting 18 points from David Pellom in a losing effort at Dayton Arena.
Youngstown State Penguins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
After playing Detroit are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3
George Washington Colonials Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Boston University are 6-1
After playing Dayton are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7
A few Penguins at Colonials trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Youngstown State's last 6 games on the road
Youngstown State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Youngstown State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of George Washington's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of George Washington's last 6 games at home
George Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
George Washington is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Youngstown State at Georgia, Monday, November 12
George Washington at Boston University, Saturday, November 17