George Mason Patriots vs. Pennsylvania Quakers - 12/5/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Pennsylvania Quakers (4-3) at George Mason Patriots (3-5)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 6:00 pm (Patriot Center)
The Line: George Mason Patriots -7.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The George Mason Patriots will host the University of Pennsylvania Quakers.
The George Mason Patriots have gotten off to a rough start with a 3-5 record. George Mason has lost 3 of their last 4 games and are coming off of a 75-54 loss to Towson. Through 7 games this season the George Mason Patriots have been led by Jaire Grayer who has been averaging 11.1 points per game and 4.0 rebounds. Otis Livingston is second on the team with 2.0 rebounds and 2.8 assists. George Mason will try to figure things out against Penn.
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The University of Pennsylvania Quakers got out to a good start winning their first 3 games but have dropped 3 out of their last 4 games with their most recent loss coming against Navy 65-59. Through 7 games this season the leading scorer of the Quakers has been Darien Nelson-Henry who is scoring 15.7 points per game and 8.1 rebounds. Second on the team is Sam Jones who is averaging 14.3 points per game and 4.7 rebounds and is shooting 39% from the 3point line.
Pennsylvania is 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games following a straight up loss. The Quakers are 4-1-1 against the spread in their last 6 games vs. a team with a winning percentage below .400. George Mason is 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 Saturday games. The Patriots are 8-3 against the spread in their last 11 non-conference games.
George Mason and Penn have not gotten off to a good start so both of these teams need to win this game. Both of theses teams have lost 3 out of their last 4 games. In these situations i tend to go witht the home team and i think George Mason is a better team. Take George Mason to cover at home.