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