Pride open as college hoops underdog vs Colonials

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Nov 24, 2:00 PM | Charles E. Smith Center

Hofstra Pride vs George Washington Colonials Odds

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The visiting Hofstra Pride hope to send their backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Charles E. Smith Center against the George Washington Colonials.

The Colonials are 1-2 so far on the season, and 0-2 ATS vs. the number. The Pride, meanwhile, are 3-3 and 2-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen George Washington go 0-0 and the Pride go 0-1 on the totals.

View Hofstra vs George Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, George Washington sat as 9-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Colonials at No. 277 and the Pride at No. 267 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 66-62 result in favor of the Colonials.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits George Washington's No. 243-ranked offense, averaging 64.3 PPG, against a Pride defense that ranks No. 320 at 77.2 PPG. The Colonials field goal percentage has averaged 40.6% so far, more than the Pride marksmen have achieved on the year, 39.2% per game.

Defensively, Hofstra features the nation's No. 294-rated defense on the road, allowing 80.3 points per game. George Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 173 nationally in scoring at home.

Hofstra was a 67-56 loser in its last match on the road against Manhattan. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as underdogs. Hofstra got 22 points from Taran Buie but lost anyway, 67-56, to Manhattan on Wednesday at Draddy Gymnasium.

Last time out for George Washington, they were a 65-48 loser as they battled Notre Dame on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 16.5-point underdog. The Colonials got 12 points from Isaiah Armwood, but it was Notre Dame that prevailed in a 65-48 final on Wednesday at Joyce Center.

Hofstra Pride Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
After playing Manhattan are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

George Washington Colonials Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Mount St. Mary's are 1-0
After a loss are 3-7

A few Pride at Colonials trends to consider:
Hofstra is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
George Washington is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
George Washington is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
George Washington is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Hofstra home to Southern Methodist, Saturday, December 1
George Washington home to Mount St. Mary's, Monday, November 26

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