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Western Michigan Broncos vs George Mason Patriots Odds
Western Michigan pays a visit to George Mason on Wednesday, hoping to send the Patriots to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Patriot Center.
The Patriots sit at 20-14 (15-16 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Broncos are currently 22-12 (16-13-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? George Mason is 20-11 OU, and Western Michigan is 15-8-3 OU.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 129-ranked Patriots and the No. 107-rated Broncos in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 70-68 win for the Broncos on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature George Mason's No. 187-rated squad against Western Michigan's No. 72-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, George Mason rates No. 246 in the country with 5.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 256 nationally with 5.4 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Western Michigan owns the country's No. 73-rated mark, allowing 65.4 points per game on the highway. George Mason, on the other hand, rates No. 274 in scoring at home.
Western Michigan was a 75-67 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Wyoming. They covered the 6-point spread as underdogs. David Brown scored 17 points leading the Broncos to a 75-67 victory over Wyoming at Arena-Auditorium on Monday.
Last time out for George Mason, they were an 88-84 winner as they battled Houston at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 7.5-point favorite. The Patriots got a terrific 29-point effort from Sherrod Wright as George Mason defeated Houston 88-84 on Monday at Patriot Center.
A few Broncos at Patriots trends to consider:
Western Michigan is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Western Michigan is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 11 of George Mason's last 13 games
George Mason is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of George Mason's last 6 games at home
George Mason is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games