Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs George Washington Colonials Preview
George Washington Colonials vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for George Washington when they take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Wednesday in college hoops betting action.
The Fighting Irish bring a 3-1 record (1-2 ATS) to this tilt against the 1-1 Colonials, who are 0-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Notre Dame go 1-0 so far and the Colonials go 0-0.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Notre Dame sat as 16-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Fighting Irish, most recently No. 60 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Colonials, who rate No. 277 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 79-72 victory for the Fighting Irish.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Notre Dame's No. 128-ranked offense, averaging 72.5 PPG, against a Colonials defense that ranks No. 239 at 69.5 PPG. The Fighting Irish field goal percentage has averaged 45.9% so far, more than the Colonials marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.6% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, George Washington owns the country's No. 91-rated mark, allowing 59 points per game on the highway. Notre Dame, on the other hand, rates No. 176 in scoring at home.
George Washington was a 72-59 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Boston University. Joe McDonald scored 21 points leading the Colonials to a 72-59 victory over Boston University at Case Gymnasium on Saturday.
Notre Dame was a 78-68 winner in its last match at home against BYU. They covered the 3-point spread as favorites. Notre Dame got 19 points from Jack Cooley en route to a 78-68 victory over BYU on Saturday at Barclays Center.
George Washington Colonials Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
After playing Boston University are 7-3
After a win are 3-7
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing St. Francis PA are 2-0
After playing BYU are 1-0
After a win are 7-3
A few Colonials at Fighting Irish trends to consider:
George Washington is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games on the road
Notre Dame is 20-3 SU in its last 23 games at home
Notre Dame is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games
George Washington home to Hofstra, Saturday, November 24
Notre Dame home to St. Francis PA, Saturday, November 24