Georgia State Panthers face George Mason Patriots: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats

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Feb 16, 4:00 PM | Patriot Center

Georgia State Panthers vs George Mason Patriots Odds

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Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the George Mason Patriots try to run the Georgia State Panthers off the court at Patriot Center in college hoops action.

The Patriots currently sports a 15-10 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 12-10 ATS. The Panthers are 13-14 and 12-13 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Patriots produce a 13-9 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Panthers have gone 13-7 against the number.

View Georgia State vs George Mason Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to go with the Patriots in this one found them listed as 8-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Panthers was expected to move the line.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 129-ranked Patriots and the No. 258-rated Panthers in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 68-67 win for the Patriots on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Panthers is ranked No. 300 in NCAA hoops at 31.7 per game. Contrast that with George Mason’s No. 177 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, George Mason is the No. 300-ranked team in the country at 4.8 per game, while Georgia State rates No. 86 at 7 per game.

Defensively, Georgia State features the nation's No. 112-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.8 points per game. George Mason, meanwhile, comes in at No. 297 nationally in scoring at home.

Georgia State was a 61-43 winner in its last match at home against Hofstra. They covered the 10.5-point spread as favorites. The Panthers got 13 points from Manny Atkins as Georgia State ran past Hofstra 61-43 on Wednesday at GSU Sports Arena.

George Mason won its last outing, a 68-62 result against Drexel on February 14. They covered in that game as a 3.5-point underdog. The Patriots grabbed a 68-62 win over the Dragons on Thursday, behind a 14-point effort from Vertrail Vaughns at John A. Daskalakis Center.

Georgia State Panthers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing William & Mary are 2-8
After playing Hofstra are 2-8
After a win are 5-5

George Mason Patriots Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Hofstra are 9-1
After playing Drexel are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

A few Panthers at Patriots trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Georgia State's last 5 games when playing on the road against George Mason
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Georgia State's last 5 games on the road
Georgia State is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games on the road
Georgia State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against George Mason
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of George Mason's last 5 games when playing at home against Georgia State
George Mason is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Georgia State
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of George Mason's last 5 games when playing Georgia State
George Mason is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Georgia State

Next up:
Georgia State at William & Mary, Monday, February 18
George Mason at Hofstra, Wednesday, February 20

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