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Dukes open as college hoops underdog vs Patriots

Duquesne DukesGeorge Mason Patriots
Dec 21, 7:00 PM | Patriot Center

Duquesne Dukes vs George Mason Patriots Odds


The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between George Mason and Duquesne on Wednesday, with the host Patriots trying to win and cover the NCAAB point spread.

The Patriots bring a 7-3 record (3-5 ATS) to this tilt against the 6-5 Dukes, who are 4-4-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed George Mason go 3-5 so far and the Dukes go 5-4.

View Duquesne vs George Mason Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Patriots installed as 5-point favorites in this particular matchup

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 202-ranked Patriots and the No. 295-rated Dukes in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 78-72 win for the Patriots on Wednesday.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits George Mason's No. 140-ranked offense, averaging 70.4 PPG, against a Dukes defense that ranks No. 277 at 72.2 PPG. The Patriots field goal percentage has averaged 46.6% so far, more than the Dukes marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.5% per game.

Defensively, Duquesne features the nation's No. 283-rated defense on the road, allowing 78 points per game. George Mason, meanwhile, comes in at No. 161 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Duquesne, they were an 85-71 loser as they battled Western Michigan on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 3-point favorite. Duquesne suffered an 85-71 loss against Western Michigan on Saturday, getting 16 points from Mike Talley in a losing effort at University Arena.

George Mason was a 76-61 winner in its last match on the road against Radford. Mike Morrison scored 17 points leading the Patriots to a 76-61 victory over Radford at Dedmon Center on Saturday.

Duquesne Dukes Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Bowling Green are 2-3
After a loss are 7-3

George Mason Patriots Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Manhattan are 1-1
After playing Radford are 4-1
After a win are 5-5

A few Dukes at Patriots trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Duquesne's last 6 games on the road
Duquesne is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Duquesne is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
George Mason is 21-2 SU in its last 23 games at home
George Mason is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
George Mason is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Duquesne

Next up:
Duquesne home to Bowling Green, Wednesday, December 28
George Mason home to Manhattan, Friday, December 23