North Carolina Central Eagles at George Mason Patriots Free Prediction

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The George Mason Patriots (1-3) will be at home in EagleBank Arena when they clash with the North Carolina Central Eagles (1-3). Action starts at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 20, 2018.

North Carolina Central Eagles vs. George Mason Patriots Betting Odds

Both teams were triumphant in their last game. The Patriots beat the Southern University Jaguars 69-65, while the Eagles dismantled the Warren Wilson Owls 123-57.

North Carolina Central played a flawless game. They had a solid free throw rate of 0.257 (above their season average of 0.138) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 53.3 (above their season average of 32.7). For those same stats, Warren Wilson recorded marks of 0.048 and 20.8, respectively. The Patriots, meanwhile, made 21 of their 26 free throws (80.8 percent) and held the Jaguars to an effective field goal percentage of 0.461 (below the 0.574 mark opponents have averaged against George Mason this season). AJ Wilson fueled George Mason with 12 points, 11 rebounds and six blocks. North Carolina Central, meanwhile, received a boost from Raasean Davis, who recorded 23 points and 15 rebounds.

The Patriots won the sole game between these two teams last season, 77-65. George Mason had a much better effective field goal percentage (0.573 vs. 0.421). North Carolina Central, on the other hand, had a better turnover percentage (17.3 vs. 21.0).

When looking at effective field goal percentage, North Carolina Central should have a substantial advantage. Since the 2017-18 season, the Eagles defense ranks 83rd in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.486), while the George Mason offense ranks 265th in effective field goal percentage (0.493).

North Carolina Central Eagles vs. George Mason Patriots ATS Pick

Free Prediction: SU Winner – George Mason, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • North Carolina Central ranks 42nd in assists per game (15.7) while George Mason ranks 280th (11.5).
  • The Patriots rank 166th in steals per game (6.0) while the Eagles rank 235th (5.3).
  • George Mason ranks 213th in three pointers attempted per game (20.9) while North Carolina Central ranks 280th (18.7).
  • The Eagles rank 110th in blocks allowed per game (3.1) while the Patriots rank 250th (4.3).
  • North Carolina Central ranks 51st in rebounds per game (38.2) while George Mason ranks 188th in rebounds allowed per game (35.3).