Saturday, January 2, 2016
Stuart C. Siegel Center
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The George Mason Patriots travel to Stuart C. Siegel Center to play the VCU Rams on Saturday, January 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has VCU as 13 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 146.
The Patriots come into this game with an overall record of 6-7 and a road record of 0-4. They are 5-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-6. The Rams have an overall record of 8-5 and a home record of 7-1. They have an over/under record of 3-5 and they are 5-3 against the spread.
Otis Livingston II comes into this contest averaging 11 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Patriots. He pulls down 2.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Marquise Moore averages 10.8 points per game in 31.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 5.2 rebounds per game for George Mason. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 64%.
Melvin Johnson averages 18.3 points per game while playing 30 minutes per contest this year for the Rams. He grabs 1.9 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 91%. Korey Billbury averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.2 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
George Mason averages 63.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 323rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -1.7 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 273rd. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 314th in the country. They average 41 rebounds per game and 10.5 assists per game which ranks them 32nd and 325th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 137th with 12.7 per game. The Patriots allow 65.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 48th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 80th and 160th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 62nd and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 45th place in the country. They force 7.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 351st in the Division 1.
VCU averages 74.9 points per game this year which ranks them 117th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 8.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 205th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 65th in the nation. They average 36.8 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per contest which ranks them 159th and 103rd respectively. In the turnover department the Rams rank 79th with 12 per game. The Rams allow 66.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 62nd in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 210th and 245th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 139th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 106th place in the nation. The Rams force 17.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in college basketball.
George Mason Patriots Betting Trends
The George Mason Patriots are 5-5 against the spread
The George Mason Patriots are 3-6 against the over/under
VCU Rams Betting Trends
The VCU Rams are 5-3 against the spread
The VCU Rams are 3-5 against the over/under
George Mason Patriots Injuries
12/17/15 G Patrick Holloway Personal has left team
12/11/15 F Marko Gujanicic Suspension out indefinitely
VCU Rams Injuries
11/13/15 G Samir Doughty Eligibility out for season
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