Delaware Blue Hens take on Patriots in NCAA basketball test
Delaware Blue Hens vs George Mason Patriots Odds
The George Mason Patriots will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Delaware Blue Hens at Patriot Center on Saturday in NCAA hoops play.
This season, the Patriots are 14-9 overall and 11-9 ATS ATS, while the Blue Hens are 11-12 and 11-9 ATS against the number. As for the totals, George Mason boasts a 11-9 on the OU, and Delaware is 10-6.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the George Mason Patriots as 6.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Patriots sit at No. 141 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Blue Hens sit at No. 134 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Patriots will win this game 69-65.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Blue Hens rank No. 83 in NCAA Division 1 with 37 per game. That compares with George Mason’s No. 198 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where George Mason is college basketball's No. 305-ranked team at 4.7 per game, while the Blue Hens rate No. 331 with 4.1 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Delaware owns the country's No. 251-rated mark, allowing 73.2 points per game on the highway. George Mason, on the other hand, rates No. 305 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Delaware was an 85-65 loser on the road against Towson. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as favorites. Delaware was crushed on Wednesday, getting blown out by Towson and falling by an 85-65 score at Towson Center.
George Mason won its last outing, an 85-74 result against Old Dominion on February 4. They covered in that game as a 6-point favorite. George Mason earned an 85-74 victory over Old Dominion on Monday, getting 21 points from Jonathan Arledge at Ted Constant Center.
Delaware Blue Hens Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Old Dominion are 6-4
After playing Towson are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
George Mason Patriots Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Drexel are 7-3
After playing Old Dominion are 8-2
After a win are 5-5
A few Blue Hens at Patriots trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Delaware's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Delaware's last 6 games when playing on the road against George Mason
Delaware is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Delaware is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against George Mason
George Mason is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Delaware
George Mason is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Delaware
The total has gone OVER in 5 of George Mason's last 6 games when playing at home against Delaware
George Mason is 19-4 SU in its last 23 games at home
Delaware home to Old Dominion, Monday, February 11
George Mason at Drexel, Thursday, February 14