NCAA hoops odds preview - Charlotte vs. George Washington
Charlotte 49ers vs George Washington Colonials Odds
The George Washington Colonials will hit the floor running against the visiting Charlotte 49ers Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
The Colonials are 9-9 so far on the season, and 9-4-1 ATS vs. the number. The 49ers, meanwhile, are 16-3 and 9-5 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen George Washington go 7-4 and the 49ers go 7-6 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 93-rated Colonials and the No. 68-ranked 49ers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 71-67 result in favor of the 49ers.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and George Washington has the nation's No. 238-rated offensive output, at 65.1 PPG. The visiting 49ers defense ranks No. 86 allowing on average 62.3 PPG. The Colonials FG% has averaged 44% so far, less than the 49ers marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.3% per game.
Defensively, Charlotte features the nation's No. 85-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.5 points per game. George Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 222 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Charlotte was a 63-57 winner at home against Xavier. They covered the 4.5-point spread as favorites. The 49ers got 14 points from Willie Clayton as Charlotte ran past Xavier 63-57 on Wednesday at Dale F. Halton Arena.
George Washington won its last outing, a 66-65 result against Rhode Island on January 23. They earned a push in that game as a 1-point favorite. George Washington got 13 points from Isaiah Armwood en route to a 66-65 victory over Rhode Island on Wednesday at Thomas Ryan Center.
Charlotte 49ers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Massachusetts are 7-3
After playing Xavier are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
George Washington Colonials Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing La Salle are 6-4
After playing Rhode Island are 3-7
After a win are 3-7
A few 49ers at Colonials trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Charlotte's last 7 games when playing on the road against George Washington
Charlotte is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Charlotte is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against George Washington
Charlotte is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against George Washington
George Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Charlotte
The total has gone OVER in 6 of George Washington's last 7 games when playing at home against Charlotte
The total has gone OVER in 4 of George Washington's last 5 games
George Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Charlotte
Charlotte home to Massachusetts, Saturday, February 2
George Washington home to La Salle, Saturday, February 2