George Mason at St. Bonaventure NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 3/15/2019
Friday, March 15, 2019
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The George Mason Patriots travel to Barclays Center to play the St. Bonaventure Bonnies on Friday, March 15, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has St. Bonaventure as 2.5 point favorites.
George Mason heads into this matchup with a mark of 17-14. They currently have a point differential of 1.0 as they are averaging 70.8 points per contest while giving up 69.8 per game. St. Bonaventure has an overall mark of 16-15. They are averaging 66.5 points per contest and giving up 63.9, which is a point differential of 2.5.
Valuable George Mason Patriots Betting Trends
The George Mason Patriots are 13-19-0 against the spread
The George Mason Patriots are 16-15-0 against the over/under
Important St. Bonaventure Bonnies Betting Trends
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 14-15-2 against the spread
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 9-20-2 against the over/under
Key George Mason Patriots Injuries
01/12/19 F Goanar Mar Foot is out indefinitely
01/12/19 G Jaire Grayer Foot is out indefinitely
Key St. Bonaventure Bonnies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Otis Livingston II averages 13.2 points per game in 32.9 minutes per contest. He averages 4.2 assists per contest and 2.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%. Justin Kier comes into this contest averaging 13.9 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per night. He pulls down 6.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Kyle Lofton averages 14.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 37.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 3.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Courtney Stockard averages 15.4 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Patriots allow 69.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 137th in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 212th and 42nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.6 rebounds a game which ranks 105th, and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 114th place in the NCAA. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 161st in the nation. George Mason averages 70.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 229th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 1.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 150th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 240th in D-1. They average 34.9 rebounds per game and 12.2 assists per contest, which ranks them 209th and 269th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 162nd with 13.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bonnies surrender 63.9 points per contest, which ranks them 24th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 33rd and 100th in those defensive statistics. They rank 52nd with 11.4 assists allowed per contest, and 104th with 33.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bonnies are 214th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game. St. Bonaventure is 312th in the country with 66.5 points per game this year. They are 237th in the D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 2.5. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 293rd in the nation. They are 226th in the country in rebounding with 34.5 boards per game and 258th in assists per contest with 12.3. The Bonnies are 204th in turnovers per game with 12.7.
The Patriots are 207th in the nation in offensive rating with 102.4. In terms of pace they are 210th in the country with 68.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 204th. As a team they are 180th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 293rd in Division 1. George Mason is 125th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions.
St. Bonaventure is 133rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions. The Bonnies have an offensive rating of 99.3, which is ranked 282nd. They are 327th in D-1 in pace with 65.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 280th. As a unit they are 295th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 312th in the country.
Who will win tonight's George Mason/St. Bonaventure college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take St. Bonaventure -2.5
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