UNC Wilmington Seahawks host George Mason Patriots in college basketball action
George Mason Patriots vs UNC Wilmington Seahawks Odds
UNC Wilmington will look to improve on its 5-10 record on Saturday when they host George Mason in NCAA basketball odds action at Trask Coliseum.
The Seahawks sit at 5-10 (5-6 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Patriots are currently 9-6 (7-5 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? UNC Wilmington is 4-4 OU, and George Mason is 7-5 OU.
Bettors looking to side with UNC Wilmington in this one found them as 4.5-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 155-rated George Mason taking on the No. 282-rated Seahawks in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 67-55 win for the Patriots on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits UNC Wilmington's No. 313-ranked offense, averaging 60.3 PPG, against a Patriots defense that ranks No. 87 at 61.9 PPG. The Seahawks field goal percentage has averaged 40.7% so far, less than the Patriots marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.3% per game.
Defensively, George Mason features the nation's No. 43-rated defense on the road, allowing 61.7 points per game. UNC Wilmington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 272 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, George Mason was a 71-46 winner at home against Old Dominion. They covered the 11.5-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Patriots and Monarchs didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Old Dominion was handed a 71-46 defeat on Thursday at Patriot Center.
Last time out for UNC Wilmington, they were a 78-50 loser as they battled James Madison on the road. They failed to cover in the match as an 8-point underdog. UNC Wilmington was run off the court by the Dukes on Wednesday as James Madison routed them 78-50 at JMU Center.
George Mason Patriots Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing James Madison are 9-1
After playing Old Dominion are 8-2
After a win are 3-7
UNC Wilmington Seahawks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Old Dominion are 2-8
After playing James Madison are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few Patriots at Seahawks trends to consider:
George Mason is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
George Mason is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against UNC Wilmington
George Mason is 3-11-2 ATS in its last 16 games when playing on the road against UNC Wilmington
UNC Wilmington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
UNC Wilmington is 11-3-2 ATS in its last 16 games when playing at home against George Mason
UNC Wilmington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against George Mason
UNC Wilmington is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing George Mason
George Mason home to James Madison, Tuesday, January 15
UNC Wilmington home to Old Dominion, Wednesday, January 16