Delaware Blue Hens vs George Mason Patriots Preview
George Mason Patriots vs Delaware Blue Hens Odds
The Delaware Blue Hens hope to be lousy hosts on Saturday as the George Mason Patriots pay a visit to Bob Carpenter Center on the college basketball betting menu.
The Blue Hens are 17-13 so far on the season, and 13-14 ATS vs. the number. The Patriots, meanwhile, are 17-12 and 13-13 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Delaware go 16-7 and the Patriots go 16-10 on the totals.
The Patriots were listed as 1.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 116-rated George Mason taking on the No. 126-rated Blue Hens in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 70-67 win for the Patriots on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Patriots rank No. 168 in NCAA Division 1 with 35 per game. That compares with Delaware’s No. 59 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Delaware is college basketball's No. 324-ranked team at 4.4 per game, while the Patriots rate No. 279 with 5.1 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, George Mason owns the country's No. 63-rated mark, allowing 64.4 points per game on the highway. Delaware, on the other hand, rates No. 141 in scoring at home.
George Mason was an 85-81 loser in their most recent outing at home against Towson. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as favorites. Jonathan Arledge scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Patriots to a win (they lost 85-81 to Towson at Patriot Center on Tuesday).
Delaware was a 57-56 winner in its last match on the road against Hofstra. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as favorites. Delaware earned a 57-56 victory over Hofstra on Wednesday, getting 19 points from Devon Saddler at Hofstra Arena.
George Mason Patriots Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
After playing Towson are 5-5
After a loss are 8-2
Delaware Blue Hens Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
After playing Hofstra are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
A few Patriots at Blue Hens trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of George Mason's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of George Mason's last 7 games when playing on the road against Delaware
George Mason is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
George Mason is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Delaware
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Delaware's last 8 games
Delaware is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Delaware's last 7 games when playing at home against George Mason
Delaware is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home