Auburn vs. George Mason - 12/3/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
George Mason Patriots (4-3) at Auburn Tigers (5-1)
College Basketball: Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 3:00 pm (Auburn Arena)
The Line: Auburn Tigers -14.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The George Mason Patriots and Auburn Tigers meet Sunday in college basketball action at the Auburn Arena.
The George Mason Patriots look for their second road win of the season to build on their 4-3 record. The George Mason Patriots are averaging 69.7 points on 42.8 percent shooting and allowing 70.7 points on 45 percent shooting. Otis Livingston II is averaging 15.1 points and 4.9 assists while Goanar Mar is averaging 15 points and 5.1 rebounds. Jaire Grayer is the third double-digit scorer and Ian Boyd is grabbing 6.1 rebounds. The George Mason Patriots are shooting 34.2 percent from beyond the arc and 71.5 percent from the free throw line. The George Mason Patriots are allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.9 rebounds per game. The George Mason Patriots have lost five of their last seven road games.
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The Auburn Tigers look to remain unbeaten at home to improve on their 5-1 record. The Auburn Tigers are averaging 90 points on 48.6 percent shooting and allowing 74.8 points on 41.1 percent shooting. Bryce Brown is averaging 17.5 points and two assists while Mustapha Heron is averaging 17.2 points and 5.5 rebounds. Jared Harper is the third double-digit scorer and Desean Murray is grabbing 8.3 rebounds. The Auburn Tigers are shooting 38.2 percent from beyond the arc and 76.2 percent from the free throw line. The Auburn Tigers are allowing 36.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.8 rebounds per game. The Auburn Tigers have won six of their last nine home games.
The Patriots are 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 Sunday games, 7-3 ATS in their last 10 non-conference games and 19-41-2 ATS in their last 62 games following a ATS win. The Tigers are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 non-conference games, 2-7 ATS in their last 9 Sunday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 15-4 in Tigers last 19 overall and the over is 36-17 in Patriots last 53 overall.
The Auburn Tigers have been rolling offensively out the gate, and their only slip up was against a physical and lengthy Temple Owls. George Mason doesn't have that physical defense that can bother these Auburn shooters, which is good news for the home team. Auburn should be able to get what it wants offensively, resulting in another out of conference SU victory and cover.