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George Washington Fordham Betting Preview

Fordham RamsGeorge Washington Colonials
9-12February 08, 2014, 04:00 | Charles E. Smith Center18-4

Fordham pays a visit to George Washington on Saturday, hoping to send the Colonials to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Charles E. Smith Center.

Supporters of the Rams have watched them go 9-12 and 8-7-1 ATS on the year, while the Colonials are at 18-4 and 12-5 ATS. In totals betting, the Colonials are 8-8, while the Rams have a 8-5 mark.

View Fordham Rams vs George Washington Colonials Odds and Stats.

On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, George Washington sat as -13.5-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.

This game matches up the No. 58 (Colonials) and the No. 260 (Rams) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.

Fordham was an 85-79 winner in their most recent outing at home against Rhode Island. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs. Fordham got 27 points from Branden Frazier en route to an 85-79 victory over Rhode Island on Saturday at Rose Hill Gym.

George Washington was a 71-57 winner in their most recent outing at home against Duquesne. They covered the 11-point spread as favorites. The Colonials got 17 points from Patricio Garino as George Washington ran past Duquesne 71-57 on Wednesday at Charles E. Smith Center.

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features George Washington's No. 84-ranked scoring average of 74.36 PPG, against a Rams defense rated No. 241 and allowing 77.67 PPG. The Colonials FG% has averaged 47.02% to date this season, more than the Rams shooters have managed so far (39.91% per game).

A few Rams at Colonials trends to consider:
Fordham is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
Fordham is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Fordham is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Fordham is 4-9-1 ATS in its last 14 games when playing George Washington
George Washington is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
George Washington is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of George Washington's last 6 games
George Washington is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Fordham home to St. Bonaventure, Wednesday, February 12th
George Washington at Virginia Commonwealth, Wednesday, February 12th