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George Mason Patriots vs Virginia Commonwealth Rams Betting Preview

Virginia Commonwealth RamsGeorge Mason Patriots
March 6, 12:00 PM | Richmond Coliseum

Virginia Commonwealth Rams vs George Mason Patriots Odds

22-10TEAM RECORD26-5

A key college battle sees the visiting Rams travelling to George Mason Sunday to take on the Patriots on Sunday.

It's a game in the Colonial Tournament, which will decide the conference title, not to mention deciding which teams make the Field of 68. This game is being played at a neutral-site court (Richmond Coliseum).

The Patriots sport records of 26-5 and 18-7 ATS heading into this battle, while the Rams have 22-10 and 8-14 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 16-9 for the Patriots and 12-9 for the Rams.

View Virginia Commonwealth vs George Mason Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Patriots rated this week at No. 20 and the Rams sitting at No. 184. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 81-72 result in favor of the Patriots.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up George Mason's No. 57 nationally ranked offense (73.7 points per game) against a Rams defense that sits as the No. 167 at 67.5 PPG. The Patriots have been averaging 47.6% from the field, more than the Rams have managed so far this season (43.5% on average).

Defensively, Virginia Commonwealth features the nation's No. 144-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.4 points per game. George Mason, meanwhile, comes in at No. 164 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Virginia Commonwealth, they were a 62-60 winner as they battled Drexel at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 5-point favorite. The Rams got 24 points from Jamie Skeen as Virginia Commonwealth ran past Drexel 62-60 on Saturday at Richmond Coliseum.

George Mason won its last outing, a 68-45 result against Georgia State on March 5. They covered in that game as a 15-point favorite. George Mason cruised to victory on Saturday, running Georgia State out of the gym and running up a 68-45 score at Richmond Coliseum.

Virginia Commonwealth Rams Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 9-1
After playing Drexel are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

George Mason Patriots Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
After playing Georgia State are 6-3
After a win are 10-0

A few Rams at Patriots trends to consider:
George Mason is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of George Mason's last 5 games when playing Virginia Commonwealth
George Mason is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing Virginia Commonwealth

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