Richmond vs. George Mason - 2/3/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
George Mason Patriots (7-13) at Richmond Spiders (11-9)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Robins Center)
The Line: Richmond Spiders -12.5 -- Over/Under: 152 See the Latest Odds
The Richmond Spiders and the George Mason Patriots face off on Wednesday in Atlantic 10 college basketball action.
The Richmond Spiders are 11-9 this season and they have lost three of their last four games. Richmond is averaging 79.6 points per game and they are shooting 49.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 75.5 points and their opponents are shooting 46 percent. Terry Allen leads the Spiders averaging 19.6 points and 8.1 rebounds per game. ShawnDre’ Jones is averaging 16.4 points, T.J. Cline is averaging 15.8 points and 5.0 rebounds, and Marshall Wood is averaging 10.2 points. Richmond is 7-4 at home and 3-5 in the A-10.
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The George Mason Patriots are 7-14 this season and they have lost seven of their last eight games. George Mason is averaging 65.6 points per game and they are shooting 41.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 70.3 points and their opponents are shooting 41.1 percent. Marquise Moore leads the Patriots averaging 12.4 points and 6.0 rebounds per game. Otis Livingston II is averaging 11.5 points, Jaire Grayer is averaging 9.4 points, and Marko Gujanicic is averaging 9.3 points and 6.2 rebounds. George Mason is 1-7 on the road and 1-7 in the A-10.
Richmond is 4-0 against the spread against a team with a losing record and 5-1 against the spread at home against a team with a losing road record. George Mason is 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 games, 2-5 against the spread in their last seven road games, and 2-7 against the spread against a team with a winning record. The home team has covered the point spread in the last seven meetings of these two.
This is just a big number and while I don’t love the game and won’t be playing it if I were I would likely be taking the bundle of points.