La Salle vs. George Mason - 2/17/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
George Mason Patriots (12-14) at La Salle Explorers (10-16)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 2:00 pm (Tom Gola Arena)
The Line: La Salle Explorers -7 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
Atlantic Ten college basketball pits the La Salle Explorers against the George Mason Patriots on Saturday.
The George Mason Patriots are in the middle of the pack in the conference standings but are making a bid to move up with wins in three of four capped off by an 85-67 win versus Dayton. George Mason sank half their looks including a 10-19 mark from beyond the arc.
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The Patriots saw Otis Livingston II lead all scorers with 29 points and six assists with Justin Kier adding 14 points, five pulls and six helpers. Goaner Mar gave George Mason 12 points while Greg Calixte and Ian Boyd combined for 18 points.
The La Salle Explorers goal is to avoid the cellar in the Atlantic Ten in the final weeks of the regular season. La Salle has dropped three in a row following a 79-68 loss to visiting St. Bonaventure who held a 53.6%-40% shooting advantage.
Saul Phiri was the Explorers top option with 22 points on 6-12 from the floor with Pookie Powell adding 15 points, five pulls and five assists on 5-15. La Salle saw ten points from BJ Johnson while Amar Stukes and Jamir Moultrie tossed in eight points apiece.
Over is 8-2 in George Mason last 10 overall and over is 37-14 in George Mason last 51 vs. Atlantic 10. Over is 7-1 in La Salle last 8 home games and over is 9-2 in La Salle last 11 vs. Atlantic 10 and over is 13-3 in La Salle last 16 overall.
George Mason doesn’t look like anything special and especially on the road but La Salle is in the same category so give me the points…