George Mason Patriots vs Towson Tigers Odds
The Towson Tigers will try to pay off for their supporters on Wednesday when they play host to the George Mason Patriots at Towson Center in NCAA basketball action.
Towson will face the 11-7 Patriots, who own a 8-7 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Tigers are 6-5 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Patriots are 8-7 favoring the OVER.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Tigers as 1-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Tigers at No. 81 and the Patriots at No. 142 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 68-66 result in favor of the Patriots.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Towson's No. 207 nationally ranked offense (66.4 points per game) against a Patriots defense that sits as the No. 77 at 61.9 PPG. The Tigers have been averaging 42.6% from the field, less than the Patriots have managed so far this season (43.4% on average).
Defensively, George Mason features the nation's No. 70-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.2 points per game. Towson, meanwhile, comes in at No. 213 nationally in scoring at home.
George Mason was a 57-46 winner in their most recent outing at home against Hofstra. They failed to cover the 16-point spread as favorites. Sherrod Wright scored 21 points leading the Patriots to a 57-46 victory over Hofstra at Patriot Center on Saturday.
In their last action, Towson was a 71-69 loser at home against Georgia State. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as favorites. The Tigers endured a 71-69 loss at the hands of the Panthers on Monday, despite an 18 -point effort from Jerrelle Benimon at Towson Center.
George Mason Patriots Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Northeastern are 6-4
After playing Hofstra are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
Towson Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing William & Mary are 2-8
After playing Georgia State are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
A few Patriots at Tigers trends to consider:
George Mason is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Towson
George Mason is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Towson is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Towson's last 7 games
Towson is 5-20 SU in its last 25 games at home
Towson is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing at home against George Mason
George Mason at Northeastern, Sunday, January 27
Towson at William & Mary, Saturday, January 26