WMU vs. George Mason Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed George Mason as a 5.5-point favorite over Western Michigan, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 139.5 points. The Broncos enter tonight’s game with a 22-12 overall record and are 6-9 on the road, while the Patriots are 20-14 overall and 9-6 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: George Mason opened as a 4-point favorite but the spread has been bet up to 5.5 points, while the over/under total opened at 134 and has climbed to 139 or 139.5 depending on what sports book you view.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 62% of college basketball public bettors currently favor George Mason. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NCAA FREE PICK: Take George Mason. According to the latest college basketball trends, George Mason is 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games following a ATS loss. The Western Michigan Broncos (22-12 SU, 16 14 ATS) are coming off two straight overtime wins, while George Mason (20-14 SU, 16-15 ATS) defeated Houston at home in overtime on Monday, 88-84, giving 7.5. The Broncos are 6-9 on the road this season, while averaging 62.4 points and allowing 65.3points per game. Western Michigan allows teams to shoot 41 percent overall but 35 percent from beyond the arc. That's not good news against a George Mason team that shoots 36 percent from three-point range. Western Michigan trailed the entire second half against Wyoming before they received a three-pointer at the buzzer from David Brown to send the game in overtime before winning 75-67. George Mason opened their game against Houston, winning by 19 early on before Houston battled back in the second half to send the game into overtime. Sherrod Wright leads a very deep team with 16.9 points per game while shooting 47.2 percent from the field. This difference though will be guard Bryon Allen, who averages 8.1 points, but had 10 points, nine assists and eight rebounds against Houston.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL FREE PICK: GEORGE MASON -5.5