La Salle Explorers vs George Washington Colonials Odds
Charles E. Smith Center features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host George Washington Colonials and the visiting La Salle Explorers in college hoops action on Saturday.
The Colonials sit at 10-9 (10-4-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Explorers are currently 14-6 (7-9 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? George Washington is 8-4 OU, and La Salle is 5-9-1 OU.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 75-ranked Colonials and the No. 103-rated Explorers in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 72-70 win for the Explorers on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Explorers is ranked No. 257 in NCAA hoops at 32.8 per game. Contrast that with George Washington’s No. 67 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, George Washington is the No. 345-ranked team in the country at 3.2 per game, while La Salle rates No. 111 at 6.8 per game.
Defensively, La Salle features the nation's No. 59-rated defense on the road, allowing 63.8 points per game. George Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 190 nationally in scoring at home.
La Salle was a 61-60 loser in their most recent outing at home against Massachusetts. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as favorites. The Explorers endured a 61-60 loss at the hands of the Minutemen on Wednesday, despite a 16-point effort from Ramon Galloway at Tom Gola Arena.
George Washington was an 82-54 winner in their most recent outing at home against Charlotte. They covered the 3.5-point spread as favorites. George Washington cruised to victory on Saturday, running Charlotte out of the gym and running up an 82-54 score at Charles E. Smith Center.
La Salle Explorers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Fordham are 5-5
After playing Massachusetts are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
George Washington Colonials Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Duquesne are 6-4
After playing Charlotte are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few Explorers at Colonials trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of La Salle's last 8 games when playing on the road against George Washington
La Salle is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
La Salle is 4-8-1 ATS in its last 13 games when playing on the road against George Washington
La Salle is 3-13 SU in its last 16 games when playing on the road against George Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of George Washington's last 8 games when playing at home against La Salle
The total has gone OVER in 5 of George Washington's last 6 games
George Washington is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games when playing at home against La Salle
George Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
La Salle home to Fordham, Saturday, February 9
George Washington at Duquesne, Wednesday, February 6