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George Washington Colonials take on Orange in college basketball test

George Washington ColonialsSyracuse Orange
Dec 10, 7:00 PM | Carrier Dome

George Washington Colonials vs Syracuse Orange Odds


A key college battle sees the visiting Colonials travelling to Syracuse Saturday to take on the Orange on Saturday.

The Orange bring a 9-0 record (5-3 ATS) to this tilt against the 4-4 Colonials, who are 2-5 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Syracuse go 3-5 so far and the Colonials go 3-4.

View George Washington vs Syracuse Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Orange are listed as 19.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 233-rated George Washington taking on the No. 18-rated Orange in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 88-65 win for the Orange on Saturday.


How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Syracuse's No. 31 nationally ranked offense (79.6 points per game) against a Colonials defense that sits as the No. 139 at 64.9 PPG. The Orange have been averaging 47.3% from the field, more than the Colonials have managed so far this season (42.9% on average).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, George Washington owns the country's No. 83-rated mark, allowing 64.5 points per game on the highway. Syracuse, on the other hand, rates No. 72 in scoring at home.

George Washington was a 65-55 loser in their most recent outing at home against Loyola. They failed to cover the 4–point spread as favorites. George Washington suffered a 65-55 loss against Loyola on Wednesday, getting 19 points from David Pellom in a losing effort at Charles E. Smith Center.

In their last action, Syracuse was a 62-56 winner at home against Marshall. They failed to cover the 15.5–point spread as favorites. Syracuse got 15 points from Dion Waiters en route to a 62-56 victory over Marshall on Tuesday at Carrier Dome.

George Washington Colonials Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Bradley are 1-1
After a loss are 5-5

Syracuse Orange Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 10-0
Before playing North Carolina State are 3-0
After a win are 8-2

A few Colonials at Orange trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of George Washington's last 5 games on the road
George Washington is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Syracuse is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Syracuse is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Syracuse's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Syracuse's last 5 games at home

Next up:
George Washington home to Bradley, Thursday, December 15
Syracuse at North Carolina State, Saturday, December 17