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George Mason Patriots Open as College Basketball Underdog vs Richmond Spiders

College hoops betting interest focuses on the George Mason Patriots vs Richmond Spiders battle Sunday at Robins Center as the Spiders look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Richmond Spiders in this one found them listed as -6-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Patriots was expected to move the line.

George Mason Patriots vs Richmond Spiders Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The George Mason Patriots will look to cover the spread vs the Richmond Spiders on Sunday, as the Patriots are 8-6 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Spiders are 7-6-1 ATS. George Mason is 8-6 against the total, while Richmond is 6-8 versus the total betting line.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 87-rated George Mason Patriots taking on the No. 133-rated Richmond Spiders in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Richmond's No. 172-ranked offense, averaging 72.56 PPG, against a Patriots defense that ranks No. 97 at 69.44 PPG. The Spiders field goal percentage has averaged 46.23% so far, more than the Patriots marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.91% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

George Mason suffered a 63-56 loss against Saint Louis on Saturday, getting 16 points from Jaire Grayer in a losing effort at Patriot Center.

Richmond got 21 points from T.J. Cline but lost anyway, 75-59, to Dayton on Thursday at Dayton Arena.

Betting Trends
  • George Mason is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games
  • George Mason is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • George Mason is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • George Mason is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games on the road
  • Richmond is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Richmond is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Richmond is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Richmond is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing George Mason

Next Betting Matchups

George Mason home to George Washington, Wednesday, January 25th
Richmond at Rhode Island, Wednesday, January 25th