Rhode Island Rams home to George Mason Patriots in NCAA Basketball betting action
George Mason Patriots vs Rhode Island Rams Odds
The Rhode Island Rams host George Mason on Wednesday, looking to build on their 1-5 mark against the 4-2 Patriots in college hoops action at Thomas Ryan Center.
The Rams sit at 1-5 (3-2 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Patriots are currently 4-2 (4-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Rhode Island is 0-0 OU, and George Mason is 3-1 OU.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Rams as 4.5-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Rams - Patriots odds would favor the Patriots if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Rhode Island is rated No. 144 in the current Odds Shark poll, while George Mason is at No. 125. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 64-53 win for the Patriots.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Rhode Island's No. 315 nationally ranked offense (58.3 points per game) against a Patriots defense that sits as the No. 39 at 57 PPG. The Rams have been averaging 37% from the field, less than the Patriots have managed so far this season (44.7% on average).
Defensively, George Mason features the nation's No. 93-rated defense on the road, allowing 63 points per game. Rhode Island, meanwhile, comes in at No. 328 nationally in scoring at home.
George Mason was a 48-45 winner in its last match at home against Boston University. George Mason earned a 48-45 victory over Boston University on Saturday, getting 10 points from Johnny Williams at Patriot Center.
Rhode Island was a 78-72 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Auburn. They covered the 9-point spread as underdogs. Auburn was victimized by Xavier Munford for 33 points as the Rams defeated the Tigers 78-72 in college hoops action on Sunday.
George Mason Patriots Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Maryland are 4-0
After a win are 5-5
Rhode Island Rams Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Vermont are 1-0
After a win are 2-8
A few Patriots at Rams trends to consider:
George Mason is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Rhode Island is 4-14 SU in its last 18 games at home
Rhode Island is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
George Mason at Maryland, Sunday, December 2
Rhode Island home to Vermont, Saturday, December 1