George Mason Patriots vs. George Washington Colonials - 1/31/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
George Washington Colonials (15-5) at George Mason Patriots (7-13)
College Basketball: Sunday, January 31, 2016 at 12:00 pm (Patriot Center)
The Line: George Mason Patriots +8 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: NBC Sports Network
The George Washington Colonials will travel to play the George Mason Patriots in an A-10 game on Sunday.
The George Mason Patriots are 7-13 (1-6) and are coming off of a loss to Duquesne by a score of 86-75. George Mason has lost 6 of their last 7 games and is currently tied for last in the A-10 standings. George Mason’s only conference win came against Saint Louis by a score of 92-79. George Mason is averaging 65.3 points per game while giving up 70.1 points per game. George Mason is also averaging 41.5 rebounds per game and 10.4 assists per game. Marquise Moore is averaging 12.6 points per game and 6.2 rebounds per game for George Mason. Otis Livingston II is averaging 11.2 points per game and 3.1 assists per game for the Patriots. George Mason is shooting 65.4% on free throws, 29.7% on three-pointers, and 41.3% on all field goal attempts.
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The George Washington Colonials are 15-5 (4-3) and are coming off of a loss against Richmond by a score of 98-90. George Washington has lost 2 of their last 3 games and is currently tied for 4th in the A-10 standings. George Washington is averaging 75.8 points per game while giving up 68.4 points per game. George Washington is also averaging 38.4 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per game. Tyler Cavanaugh is averaging 17 points per game and 7.7 rebounds per game for George Washington. Patricio Garino is averaging 12.6 points per game and 4.3 rebounds per game for the Colonials. George Washington is shooting 75.8% on free throws, 35% on three-pointers, and 44.5% on all field goal attempts.
George Washington is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Sunday games. George Washington is 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 conference games. The over is 4-1 in George Washington’s last 5 games. George Mason is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Sunday games. George Mason is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 home games. The over is 4-0 in George Mason’s last 4 home games. The under is 5-1 in these two teams last 6 meetings.
George Mason has really struggled in conference play, but will be at home in this matchup. George Washington is the higher scoring team, while George Mason is the better rebounding team. George Washington is the better team here and should get a win against a struggling George Mason team.