William & Mary Tribe visit George Mason Patriots in college basketball clash
William & Mary Tribe vs George Mason Patriots Odds
Patriot Center features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host George Mason Patriots and the visiting William & Mary Tribe in college hoops action on Saturday.
The Patriots sport records of 16-11 and 13-11 ATS heading into this battle, while the Tribe have 12-14 and 9-11 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 15-9 for the Patriots and 11-7-1 for the Tribe.
Bettors looking to side with George Mason in this one found them as 10.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 140-ranked Patriots and the No. 224-rated Tribe in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 70-68 win for the Patriots on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Tribe is ranked No. 225 in NCAA hoops at 33.6 per game. Contrast that with George Mason’s No. 181 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, George Mason is the No. 284-ranked team in the country at 5 per game, while William & Mary rates No. 62 at 7.3 per game.
Defensively, William & Mary features the nation's No. 231-rated defense on the road, allowing 72 points per game. George Mason, meanwhile, comes in at No. 300 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for William & Mary, they were a 75-63 winner as they battled Georgia State at home. They covered in the match as a 1-point underdog. The Tribe got 20 points from Brandon Britt as William & Mary ran past Georgia State 75-63 on Monday at Kaplan Arena.
George Mason was a 79-50 winner in its last match on the road against Hofstra. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Patriots and Pride didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Hofstra was handed a 79-50 defeat on Wednesday at Hofstra Arena.
William & Mary Tribe Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing UNC Wilmington are 2-8
After playing Georgia State are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
George Mason Patriots Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Towson are 8-2
After playing Hofstra are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
A few Tribe at Patriots trends to consider:
William & Mary is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against George Mason
William & Mary is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
William & Mary is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against George Mason
William & Mary is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of George Mason's last 5 games
George Mason is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games when playing William & Mary
George Mason is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against William & Mary
George Mason is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games at home
William & Mary at UNC Wilmington, Wednesday, February 27
George Mason home to Towson, Tuesday, February 26