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College Basketball Betting - George Washington Colonials Penn State Nittany Lions Odds

The George Washington Colonials hope to be lousy hosts on Saturday as the Penn State Nittany Lions pay a visit to Charles E. Smith Center on the college basketball betting odds menu.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, George Washington sat as -2.5-point favorites over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

Penn State Nittany Lions vs George Washington Colonials Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Penn State Nittany Lions will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Saturday; they are 2-2 ATS against the betting line this season, while the George Washington Colonials are 0-3 ATS. Penn State Nittany Lions are 0-4 on betting the total; George Washington Colonials are 2-1.

The George Washington Colonials sit at No. 39 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Penn State Nittany Lions sit at No. 177 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Penn State is ranked No. 231 in NCAA basketball at 33.67 per game. Contrast that with George Washington's No. 41 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, George Washington is the No. 168-ranked team in the country at 6.8 per game, while Penn State rates No. 128 at 7.67 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Penn State earned a 72-59 victory over Colgate on Wednesday, getting 20 points from Payton Banks at Bryce Jordan Center.

George Washington suffered a 81-74 loss against UAB on Tuesday, getting 19 points from Tyler Cavanaugh in a losing effort at Sprint Center.

Betting Trends
  • Penn State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Penn State is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Penn State's last 7 games on the road
  • George Washington is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
  • George Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Penn State home to Georgia Tech, Tuesday, November 29th
George Washington at Harvard, Tuesday, November 29th