Wednesday, March 1, 2017
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The Duquesne Dukes head to Patriot Center to take on the George Mason Patriots on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. The opening line for this game has George Mason as 8.5 point favorites.
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The Dukes come into this game with an overall record of 10-19 and a road record of 1-9. They are 9-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-9. The Patriots have an overall record of 18-11 and a home record of 9-6. They have an over/under record of 18-6 and they are 14-11 against the spread.
Mike Lewis II comes into this contest averaging 14.2 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Dukes. He pulls down 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Emile Blackman averages 12 points per game in 29.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game for Duquesne. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
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Marquise Moore averages 17.7 points per game while playing 34.9 minutes per contest this year for the Patriots. He grabs 10.3 rebounds per game and has 3.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 70%. Otis Livingston II averages 14.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Duquesne averages 71.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 213th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 244th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 237th in the country. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per game which ranks them 102nd and 211th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 287th with 14.4 per game. The Dukes allow 75.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 236th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 161st and 254th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.6 rebounds a game which ranks 285th and they give up 16.3 assists per contest which puts them in 334th place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 208th in Division 1.
George Mason averages 75.2 points per game this year which ranks them 112th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 101st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 126th in the nation. They average 40.2 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per contest which ranks them 13th and 267th respectively. In the turnover department the Patriots rank 185th with 13.2 per game. The Patriots allow 72.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 166th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 78th and 64th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33 rebounds a game which ranks 59th and they give up 14 assists per contest which puts them in 227th place in the nation. The Patriots force 10.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 343rd in college basketball.
The Dukes average 69.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 66.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -9.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -9.3 per contest. The Dukes have an offensive rating of 99.3 and they assist on 51.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Duquesne turns the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29.2%. The Dukes give up 79.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 75.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Patriots score 76.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 72.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -8.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 5.4 points per game. The Patriots have a rating on offense of 107.3 and 45.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. George Mason turns it over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.8%. The Patriots give up 71.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 81 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Duquesne Dukes Betting Trends
The Duquesne Dukes are 9-12 against the spread
The Duquesne Dukes are 12-9 against the over/under
George Mason Patriots Betting Trends
The George Mason Patriots are 14-11 against the spread
The George Mason Patriots are 18-6 against the over/under
Duquesne Dukes Injuries
02/28/17 C Jordan Robinson Knee "?" Wednesday vs. George Mason
01/23/17 G Josh Steel Personal has left the team
George Mason Patriots Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Duquesne +8.5
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