George Mason Patriots vs. Dayton Flyers - 2/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Dayton Flyers (18-3) at George Mason Patriots (8-14)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 6:00 pm (Patriot Center)
The Line: George Mason Patriots -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Dayton Flyers look to move closer to the top of the Atlantic Ten with a win at the George Mason Patriots.
The Dayton Flyers have scoring and stopping power which is the reason they are competing for the top spot in the Atlantic Ten. The Flyers have won six in a row as their defense shutdown La Salle 59-44 as a 19.5 point favorite. The Explorers never got their offense untracked on just 32% from the field and eight trips to the foul line. On the flipside UD connected at 49% with 12 more makes at the stripe to win easily. Kendall Pollard paced the Flyers attack with 18 points and eight boards with Dyshawn Pierre adding 13 points and nine rebounds. Kyle Davis was next in line with 12 points and seven pulls in a very slow half court offense that was slower then Dayton is accustomed to.
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At 8-14 the George Mason Patriots are fighting to stay out of the conference basement with problems getting their scoring and defense on the same page. The Patriots ended a three game skid and picked up their second A-10 victory in a 78-74 win at Richmond on Wednesday as a 13point road dog. The Patriots sank shots ata respectable 45% and hit eleven more free throws to overcome the Spiders 39% marksmanship and their 16 extra looks at the basket. Jaire Grayer gave GM 20 points and five yanks with Otis Livingston II adding 18 points and five helpers. Shavon Thompson scored 13 points and hauled in 12 rebounds while Marquise Moore checked in with ten points and nine more rebounds.
The under is 7-2-1 in Dayton last 10 road games and the under is 17-5 in their last 22 Saturday games. The over is 7-1 in George Mason last 8 overall and is 7-1 in their last 8 vs. Atlantic 10 while going 20-8 in their last 28 home games. George Mason looks they could be a pain here so slight lean to the Flyers…