George Washington Colonials vs Kansas State Wildcats Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner
Kansas State Wildcats vs George Washington Colonials Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Charles E. Smith Center Saturday as host George Washington looks to handle the Kansas State Wildcats in NCAA hoops action.
George Washington will face the 6-1 Wildcats, who own a 2-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Colonials are 2-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Wildcats are 0-2 favoring the OVER.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Colonials as 8-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Colonials sit at No. 206 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Wildcats sit at No. 134 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Wildcats will win this game 85-66.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Wildcats is ranked No. 9 in NCAA hoops at 44.4 per game. Contrast that with George Washington’s No. 77 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, George Washington is the No. 344-ranked team in the country at 2.9 per game, while Kansas State rates No. 182 at 6 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Kansas State owns the country's No. 187-rated mark, allowing 71 points per game on the highway. George Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 230 in scoring at home.
Kansas State was a 72-53 winner in their most recent outing at home against USC Upstate. Rodney McGruder scored 22 points leading the Wildcats to a 72-53 victory over USC Upstate at Bramlage Coliseum on Sunday.
George Washington was a 72-68 loser in its last match on the road against Bradley. They covered the 6.5-point spread as underdogs. Patricio Garino scored 24 points in a futile effort to lead the Colonials to a win (they lost 72-68 to Bradley at Carver Arena on Tuesday).
Kansas State Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Gonzaga are 1-0
After a win are 6-4
George Washington Colonials Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After playing Bradley are 1-2
After a loss are 5-5
A few Wildcats at Colonials trends to consider:
George Washington is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home
George Washington is 6-14 SU in its last 20 games
Kansas State at Gonzaga, Saturday, December 15
George Washington at Rutgers, Tuesday, December 11