George Mason Patriots vs. William & Mary Tribe Free Prediction

Daniel GimenezArticles, Basketball, College Basketball

The George Mason Patriots (3-5) will travel to Kaplan Arena to square off with the William & Mary Tribe (2-5). The game is scheduled to start at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 1, 2018.

George Mason Patriots at William & Mary Tribe ATS Odds

In their last game, the Tribe lost big to the Marshall Thundering Herd, 84-64, while the Patriots were victorious over the Morgan State Bears, 82-75.

The Patriots had a great effective field goal percentage of 0.561 (above their season average of 0.507), while the Bears had a turnover percentage of 18.2 (above their season average of 14.7). William & Mary, on the other hand, held Marshall to an offensive rebounding percentage of 21.2 (below their season average of 27.9). William & Mary’s Paul Rowley had a good outing, putting up 12 points. George Mason rallied around Otis Livingston II, who had 22 points and seven assists.

The Tribe won the sole game between these two teams last year, 77-70. William & Mary did a terrific job of making free throws (15-17; 88.2 percent). George Mason, meanwhile, had a better turnover percentage (11.4 vs. 12.4).

William & Mary could dominate on the offensive side of the ball as their prolific offense goes up against one of the worst defenses in the nation. The Tribe rank 11th in offensive efficiency, while George Mason ranks 264th in defensive efficiency dating back to the 2017-18 season.

George Mason vs. William & Mary Betting Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – William & Mary, ATS Winner – George Mason, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • William & Mary ranks seventh in assists per game (17.4) while George Mason ranks 288th (11.5).
  • The Tribe rank 57th in three pointers attempted per game (24.9) while the Patriots rank 180th in three pointers allowed per game (22.2).
  • George Mason ranks 180th in steals per game (6.0) while William & Mary ranks 234th (5.4).
  • The Tribe rank 89th in blocks allowed per game (3.0) while the Patriots rank 243rd (4.1).
  • George Mason ranks 157th in rebounds per game (35.8) while William & Mary ranks 290th (32.9).