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George Mason vs George Washington Pick & Preview: Wednesday, February 15th Betting Odds

Patriots vs Colonials Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: George Mason Patriots at George Washington Colonials
  • Where: Washington at Charles E. Smith Center
  • Date: Wednesday, February 15th
  • Betting Odds: George Mason +1, GMSN -104 | GEOWS -119 O/U 146.5

Patriots Preview:

George Mason heads into this matchup having played 26 games and have an overall record sitting at 14-12. On the road, the Patriots will be playing their 9th game of the season, having gone 1-8. So far, the Patriots have been the underdog 9 times, going 2-7 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +1 underdogs on the spread.

Josh Oduro comes into today’s game as the Patriots’ leading scorer at 15.35 points per contest. Not only has Oduro been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is George Mason’s top rebounder at 8.15 boards per contest. Before getting a bet down on this game, we recommend keeping close watch on the availability of Victor Bailey Jr., as he is currently listed as questionable. If he can’t play, the Patriots’ will be without their 2nd leading scorer at Victor Bailey Jr. points per game.

Coming into today’s game, George Mason will be looking from some improved play from their offense. Currently, the Patriots are ranked 216th at 70.7 points per game. A major reason for their low scoring mumbers is the fact that they tend to work the clock on offense. This year, they are the 427th ranked team in terms of pace. When looking at their 3-point shooting numbers, George Mason is close to the NCAA average at 35.7%.

Colonials Preview:

George Washington will take the floor against the Patriots with an overall record of 12-13. So far this season, George Washington has played 15 games at home, sitting with a record of 10-5. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the Colonials as the -1 point favorites. The Colonials have been favored 10 times, going 6-4 straight up.

George Washington’s leading scorer this season is James Bishop, who is averaging 20.96 points per contest. So far, Bishop has accounted for 27.51% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 2.16 rebounds per game and 5.16 assists. Brendan Adams is the second leading scorer for the Colonials, averaging 17.56 points per game. Between him and Adams, they are accounting for 50.6% of the team’s scoring.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for George Washington this season, as they are currently ranked 293rd in college basketball at 68.4 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Colonials’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 33.7%, placing them 274th in the NCAA.

Free Spread Prediction: George Mason Patriots +1

In today’s matchup, our analysis has identified the best bet as an opportunity to bet on a road underdog. Coming into the game, the George Washington Colonials are the betting favorite with a point spread set at -1. However, we anticipate George Mason putting up a strong fight and see them covering the spread. It is likely, the the public is going to side heavily with the Colonials as the favorite. But, we see this line being set too high and like the value of taking the Patriots to cover.