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George Mason vs Saint Louis Pick & Preview: Wednesday, January 11th Betting Odds

Patriots vs Billikens Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: George Mason Patriots at Saint Louis Billikens
  • Where: St. Louis at Chaifetz Arena
  • Date: Wednesday, January 11th
  • Betting Odds: George Mason +6.5, GMSN +229 | STLOU -285 O/U 144.0

Patriots Preview:

George Mason heads into this matchup having played 16 games and have an overall record sitting at 10-6. On the road, the Patriots will be playing their 4th game of the season, having gone 0-4. So far, the Patriots have been the underdog 6 times, going 2-4 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +6.5 underdogs on the spread.

George Mason will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Victor Bailey Jr. who is averaging 13.19 points per game for the Patriots. Jr. is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Patriots’ offensive game plan is the play of Josh Oduro who has hit 51.6% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 13.06 points per game.

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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%.

Billikens Preview:

Saint Louis will take the floor against the Patriots with an overall record of 10-6. So far this season, Saint Louis has played 11 games at home, sitting with a record of 8-3. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the Billikens as the -6.5 point favorites. The Billikens have been favored 14 times, going 9-5 straight up.

Saint Louis will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Gibson Jimerson who is averaging 12.88 points per game for the Billikens. Jimerson is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Billikens’ offensive game plan is the play of Yuri Collins who has hit 43.5% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 12.19 points per game.

So far this season, Saint Louis has put together a strong scoring offense at 76.4 points per game (58th). This strong figure has come despite the Billikens playing at a slow tempo compared to other schools. For the season, they have hit 36.9% of their shots from outside, which is closer to the NCAA average. Saint Louis’ overall field goal percentage currently sits at 45.4%

Free Spread Prediction: George Mason Patriots +6.5

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 Saint Louis Billikens are the betting favorite with a point spread set at -6.5. 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 Billikens as the favorite. But, we see this line being set too high and like the value of taking the Patriots to cover.

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