Richmond vs. George Mason Prediction: Spread, Total Points, Moneyline Picks – Saturday, March 4, 2023
The Richmond Spiders (14-16, 7-10 A-10) are only 2.5-point favorites as they try to continue a three-game home win streak when they square off against the George Mason Patriots (18-12, 10-7 A-10) on Saturday, March 4, 2023 at Robins Center. The contest airs at 12:30 PM ET on USA. The over/under for the matchup is set at 134.5.
Richmond vs. George Mason Odds
- Richmond odds to win: -138
- George Mason odds to win: +117
- Spread: Richmond (-2.5)
- Total: 134.5
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Game Time and Information
- Date: Saturday, March 4, 2023
- Time: 12:30 PM ET
- TV: USA
- Where: Richmond, Virginia
- Venue: Robins Center
Who Will Win Richmond vs. George Mason?
Richmond and George Mason Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread
Richmond is 5-10 against the spread when favored by 2.5 points or more this season.
In games this season in which it was an underdog by 2.5 points or more, George Mason has a 5-3 record against the spread.
The two teams average a combined 4.7 more points per game, 139.2, than this matchup’s total of 134.5 points.
Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 136.6 points per game, 2.1 more than the over/under in this matchup.
Richmond’s average point total in matchups this season is 138.7, 4.2 points higher than the total in this game.
Patriots games this year have averaged an over/under of 137 points, 2.5 more than the point total in this matchup.
The Spiders are 11-19-0 ATS this season.
The Patriots are 16-14-0 ATS this year.
Richmond Stats & Insights
Richmond scores 69.5 points per game (235th in college basketball) and gives up 69.2 (149th in college basketball) for a +10 scoring differential overall.
Richmond loses the rebound battle by 1.5 boards on average. it records 30.8 rebounds per game, which ranks 243rd in college basketball, while its opponents grab 32.3 per outing.
The Spiders make 8.2 three-pointers per game (89th in college basketball) at a 33.4% rate (232nd in college basketball), compared to the 8 their opponents make while shooting 33.9% from deep.
Richmond averages 94.7 points per 100 possessions on offense (160th in college basketball), and allows 94.3 points per 100 possessions (268th in college basketball).
The Spiders are averaging 71.5 points per game in home games. On the road, they are averaging 68.7 points per contest.
George Mason Stats & Insights
George Mason has a +69 scoring differential, topping opponents by 2.3 points per game. It is putting up 69.7 points per game, 227th in college basketball, and is allowing 67.4 per outing to rank 100th in college basketball.
George Mason wins the rebound battle by 4.1 boards on average. It collects 33.4 rebounds per game, 88th in college basketball, while its opponents pull down 29.3.
George Mason hits 7.5 three-pointers per game (174th in college basketball), 1.3 more than its opponents.
George Mason puts up 92.3 points per 100 possessions (220th in college basketball), while allowing 89.2 points per 100 possessions (115th in college basketball).
The Patriots score 74.5 points per game at home, and 64.4 away.
Richmond Key Players to Watch
The scoring and rebounding leader for the Spiders is Tyler Burton, who accumulates 18.6 points and 7.6 rebounds per game.
Neal Quinn leads Richmond in assists, averaging 2.8 per game while also scoring 9.4 points per contest.
Jason Roche leads the Spiders in three-point shooting, making an average of 1.8 shots per game from beyond the arc.
The Richmond steals leader is Burton, who averages 1.5 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Matt Grace, who compiles 0.7 rejections per contest.
George Mason Key Players to Watch
The Patriots’ leader in scoring and rebounding is Josh Oduro with 15.7 points and eight rebounds per game.
George Mason’s assist leader is Ronald Polite with 4.1 per game. He also averages 11.3 points per game and tacks on 3.3 rebounds per game.
Victor Bailey Jr. is reliable from deep and leads the Patriots with 2.3 made threes per game.
George Mason’s leader in steals is Polite (1.1 per game), and its leader in blocks is Oduro (one per game).
Richmond vs. George Mason Prediction
- Pick ATS:
- Pick OU:
Richmond 70, George Mason 68
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