Duquesne vs. George Mason - 2/29/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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George Mason Patriots (15-13) at Duquesne Dukes (19-8)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 7:00 pm (UPMC Events Center)
The Line: Duquesne Dukes -9.5 -- Over/Under: 136
The George Mason Patriots and Duquesne Dukes meet Saturday in college basketball action at the UPMC Events Center.
The George Mason Patriots need a win after losing seven of their last nine games. The George Mason Patriots are averaging 68.2 points on 42.1 percent shooting and allowing 68.2 points on 43.1 percent shooting. Javon Greene is averaging 13.9 points and 5.6 rebounds while Jordan Miller is averaging 12.1 points and 4.6 rebounds. AJ Wilson is the third double-digit scorer and Jamal Hartwell II is grabbing 1.9 rebounds. The George Mason Patriots are shooting 30.8 percent from beyond the arc and 69.8 percent from the free throw line. The George Mason Patriots are allowing 32.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.2 rebounds per game. The George Mason Patriots have lost five of their last six road games.
The Duquesne Dukes need a win after splitting their last eight games. The Duquesne Dukes are averaging 70.8 points on 44.3 percent shooting and allowing 64.9 points on 41.7 percent shooting. Marcus Weathers is averaging 14.7 points and 1.6 assists while Sincere Carry is averaging 12 points and 3.9 rebounds. Michael Hughes is dishing 1.5 assists and Tavian Dunn-Martin is grabbing 1.8 rebounds. The Duquesne Dukes are shooting 31.7 percent from beyond the arc and 73.6 percent from the free throw line. The Duquesne Dukes are allowing 30.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.4 rebounds per game. The Duquesne Dukes have split their last six home games.
The road team is 7-2 ATS in the last 9 meetings.
The George Mason Patriots lose on the road by an average of 9.6 points where they also shoot 39.4 percent from the field and 31.1 percent from deep. The George Mason Patriots are also a rough 2-6-1 against the spread on the road. The Duquesne Dukes have won six of the last eight meetings against George Mason, and they win at home by an average of 10.3 points while shooting 45.6 percent from the field. There's just not a lot of reasons to back George Mason on the road these days. It's the Duquesne Dukes in a comfortable home win or pass.