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George Mason PatriotsOld Dominion Monarchs
7-6January 04, 2014, 07:00 | Ted Constant Center5-9



The Old Dominion Monarchs will try to cover the spread at Ted Constant Center on Saturday when they get a visit from the George Mason Patriots in NCAA basketball action.

The Patriots will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 3-7 ATS against the number this season, while the Monarchs are 6-5 ATS. George Mason is 3-6 on the totals; Old Dominion is 3-7.

View George Mason Patriots vs Old Dominion Monarchs Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back visiting George Mason before tip-off in this one found them as 0-point over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Monarchs rated this week at No. 208 and the Patriots sitting at No. 200.

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In their last action, George Mason was an 80-77 winner at home against Pennsylvania. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as favorites. George Mason got 24 points from Bryon Allen en route to an 80-77 victory over Pennsylvania on Thursday at Patriot Center.

Old Dominion lost its last outing, a 74-68 result against William & Mary on January 1. They failed to cover in that game as a 3-point underdog. Aaron Bacote went off for 28 points and added 4 rebounds but it wasn't enough as William & Mary handed Old Dominion a 74-68 defeat at Kaplan Arena.

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Old Dominion's No. 240-ranked scoring average of 65 PPG, against a Patriots defense rated No. 85 and allowing 66.92 PPG. The Monarchs FG% has averaged 42.69% to date this season, less than the Patriots shooters have managed so far (43.13% per game).

A few Patriots at Monarchs trends to consider:
George Mason is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
George Mason is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of George Mason's last 7 games
George Mason is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Old Dominion is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Old Dominion's last 6 games
Old Dominion is 6-18 SU in its last 24 games at home
Old Dominion is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing George Mason


Next up:
George Mason at Virginia Commonwealth, Thursday, January 9th
Old Dominion at East Carolina, Saturday, January 11th

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