St. Bonaventure vs. George Mason - 1/14/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
George Mason Patriots (5-9) at St. Bonaventure Bonnies (8-6)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Reilly Center)
The Line: St. Bonaventure Bonnies -4.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The George Mason Patriots and St. Bonaventure Bonnies play Wednesday at the Reilly Center.
The George Mason Patriots have lost three of their last four games and play their fifth true road game. On the season, George Mason is averaging 64.1 points on 40.9 percent shooting and is allowing 68.8 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Shevon Thompson is averaging 12.9 points and 11.7 rebounds while Patrick Holloway is averaging 12.3 points on 38.7 percent shooting. Marquise Moore is dishing 2.6 assists and Jalen Jenkins is grabbing 4.4 rebounds. The George Mason Patriots have five players averaging at least 7.2 points while they’re shooting 64.6 percent from the line and 31.4 percent from downtown. Defensively, George Mason is allowing 34.8 percent shooting from deep and has allowed 66 or less points in four of its last five games.
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The St. Bonaventure Bonnies have lost four of their last five games and look for their second conference win. On the season, St. Bonaventure is averaging 68.7 points on 42.2 percent shooting and is allowing 65.1 points on 41.8 percent shooting. Marcus Posley is averaging 16.7 points and 1.4 assists while Dion Wright is averaging 12.6 points and 7.6 rebounds. Jaylen Adams is dishing 3.1 assists and Andell Cumberbatch is grabbing 5.8 rebounds. The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are a solid offensive team that has five double-digit scorers while they’re shooting 70.3 percent from the line and 33.8 percent from downtown. Defensively, St. Bonaventure is allowing 38.2 percent shooting from deep and has given up 60 or less points in four of its last seven games.
The Patriots are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Atlantic 10 and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Bonnies are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 vs. Atlantic 10 and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games following a ATS loss.
While both teams are struggling a bit, the St. Bonaventure Bonnies have the much better offense and should be able to shoot their way to a victory and a cover.