The George Mason Patriots (17-12, 9-7 A-10) will look to continue a four-game win streak when they host the Fordham Rams (23-6, 11-5 A-10) on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at EagleBank Arena as 3.5-point favorites. The contest airs at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The matchup has a point total of 137.5.
George Mason vs. Fordham Odds
- George Mason odds to win: -174
- Fordham odds to win: +147
- Spread: George Mason (-3.5)
- Total: 137.5
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Game Time and Information
- Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2023
- Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV: ESPN+
- Where: Fairfax, Virginia
- Venue: EagleBank Arena
Who Will Win George Mason vs. Fordham?
George Mason and Fordham Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread
George Mason has a 7-7 record against the spread this season when favored by 3.5 points or more.
Fordham is 5-4 against the spread when an underdog by 3.5 points or more this season.
These teams average 142.1 points per game combined, 4.6 more than the over/under of 137.5.
George Mason and Fordham have seen their opponents average a combined 1.9 fewer points per game than the over/under of 137.5 set for this outing.
George Mason’s average point total in matchups this season is 137.6, 0.1 points higher than the total in this game.
The average total in Rams games this season is 2.6 more points than the point total of 137.5 in this outing.
The Patriots’ ATS record is 15-14-0 this season.
The Rams’ ATS record is 18-10-1 this season.
George Mason Stats & Insights
George Mason outscores opponents by 2.2 points per game (scoring 69.9 per game to rank 223rd in college basketball while giving up 67.7 per contest to rank 109th in college basketball) and has a +63 scoring differential overall.
George Mason wins the rebound battle by an average of 4.1 boards. It is pulling down 33.1 rebounds per game (104th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 29 per contest.
The Patriots knock down 7.7 three-pointers per game (147th in college basketball) at a 36.2% rate (74th in college basketball), compared to the 6.3 per game their opponents make at a 31.2% rate.
George Mason ranks 202nd in college basketball by averaging 93.1 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 143rd in college basketball, allowing 90.2 points per 100 possessions.
The Patriots are scoring 75.2 points per game in home games. On the road, they are averaging 64.4 points per contest.
Fordham Stats & Insights
Fordham’s +126 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 4.3 points per game) is a result of putting up 72.2 points per game (171st in college basketball) while allowing 67.9 per outing (118th in college basketball).
Fordham averages 34.2 rebounds per game (49th in college basketball) while conceding 29.7 per outing to opponents. It outrebounds opponents by 4.5 boards per game.
Fordham connects on 7.8 three-pointers per game (137th in college basketball), 2.2 more than its opponents.
Fordham’s 92.4 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 215th in college basketball, and the 86.9 points it allows per 100 possessions rank 70th in college basketball.
At home, the Rams score 73.6 points per game. Away, they average 69.5.
George Mason Key Players to Watch
The scoring and rebounding leader for the Patriots is Josh Oduro, who averages 15.7 points and 8.1 rebounds per game.
George Mason’s best passer is Ronald Polite, who averages four assists per game to go with his 11.3 PPG scoring average.
Victor Bailey Jr. leads the Patriots in three-point shooting, making an average of 2.3 shots per game from beyond the arc.
The George Mason steals leader is Polite, who averages one steal per game, while its blocks leader is Oduro, who compiles 0.9 rejections per contest.
Fordham Key Players to Watch
Darius Quisenberry racks up 17.1 points per game to be the top scorer for the Rams.
The Fordham leaders in rebounding and assists are Abdou Tsimbila with 6.6 rebounds per game (he also adds 5.5 points and 0.3 assists per game) and Antrell Charlton with 3.7 assists per game (he also tacks on 7.4 points and 3.6 rebounds per game).
Quisenberry makes 2.3 three-pointers per game, the most on the Rams.
Kyle Rose (1.9 steals per game) is the steal leader for Fordham while Tsimbila (1.9 blocks per game) is the block leader.
George Mason vs. Fordham Prediction
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- Pick OU:
George Mason 70, Fordham 68
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