Betting on today’s Revolutionaries and Billikens game? Catch the action at Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis, MO, as the Billikens hosts this showdown at 3:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under for this Atlantic 10 conference contest is set at 163.5 points, with Saint Louis being favored by -4.5 at home against George Washington.

GEORGE WASHINGTON REVOLUTIONARIES VS SAINT LOUIS BILLIKENS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Saint Louis Billikens -4.5

This game will be played at Chaifetz Arena at 3:00 ET on Saturday, February 24th.

WHY BET THE SAINT LOUIS BILLIKENS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Billikens.
  • Not only will Saint Louis pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 163.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Can George Washington Deliver Being Underdogs on the Road?

George Washington has struggled mightily on the road this season, and they will look to snap their five-game losing streak away from home when they take on Saint Louis. The Revolutionaries have gone just 3-6 on the road this year, and their average margin of defeat is -8.4 points per game.

Overall, George Washington has lost nine games in a row, and they are just 3-10 in Atlantic 10 play. However, they have been better as the underdog, going 4-8 compared to 9-4 as the favorite.

George Washington has an overall ATS record of 10-15 this season, including a 4-5 mark vs. the spread on the road. As the underdog, the Revolutionaries are 5-7 vs. the spread this year and just 3-7 in their last 10 games as the underdog. Their recent road ATS record is 1-4 and they are just 1-4 vs. the spread in their last 5 games as the underdog.

So far this season, the over/under record for George Washington games is 14-11, and today’s over/under line of 163.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games (149.4). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 158 points, and the over/under record in their games over their last 10 contests is 4-6.

Coming off their recent game, the George Washington offense tallied 75 points in a matchup against Saint Joseph’s. Their field goal percentage for the game was 45.6%, and they made 12 threes. The team’s scoring leader is James Bishop, who holds an average of 17.9 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Darren Buchanan Jr. is averaging 15.2 points per game this season.

At present, the Revolutionaries’ defense is nationally ranked 304th, allowing 78.2 points per game. George Washington’s three-point defense is currently 219th in the country at 8.6 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 41.3% of their shots vs. George Washington.

Will Saint Louis Live Up to Expectations at Home?

Through 26 games this season, Saint Louis has gone 9-17, including a 2-11 mark in Atlantic 10 play. The Billikens have lost three straight, and they are 6-8 at home this season.

As the favorite, Saint Louis is 4-3, and they have gone 4-6 in their last 10 games at home.

As the favorite, Saint Louis has struggled against the spread this season with a mark of just 2-5. Their overall ATS record for the year sits at 10-15. Their ATS mark at home is just 5-9 and they have gone 0-3 vs. the spread in their last three games at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Billikens are just 5-5.

On the season, the over/under record for Saint Louis games is 14-10-1 with an average over/under line of 147.8. Today’s line of 163.5 is higher than the average scoring total in their games this year of 151.5. So far, 21 of their games have finished with less points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1.

The Saint Louis offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 66 points versus Duquesne. During the game, they attempted 25 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 41.4%. On the offensive front, the Billikens have a season-long field goal percentage of 44%, ranking 220th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 111st in terms of percentage and 164th in three-pointers made.

Facing George Washington, Saint Louis aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 78.4 points allowed per game (305th). In their most recent game, the Saint Louis defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Duquesne knocked down 9 three-pointers on their way to 81 points.