Planning on watching today’s Big Red and Patriots game? Catch the action at EagleBank Arena in Fairfax, VA, as the Patriots hosts this showdown at 7:30 ET on ESPN+. The odds for this non-conference game currently have the Patriots as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 149 points.
CORNELL BIG RED VS GEORGE MASON PATRIOTS BETTING PICK
The Pick: George Mason Patriots -2
This game will be played at EagleBank Arena at 7:30 ET on Wednesday, November 15th.
WHY BET THE GEORGE MASON PATRIOTS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-66 in favor of the Patriots.
- Not only will George Mason pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 149 points, and we like the under with a projected 142 points.
Are the Big Red Ready for a Road Win?
Cornell is taking the floor for their 3rd game of the season and have a 2-0 record. Going back to last year, Cornell has gone 2-3 on the road. Looking at Cornell’s record vs. the spread so far, they come into today’s matchup with a record of 1-1. In their last ten games, including the previous season, Cornell has an ATS record of 2-7.
Through two games, Cornell has an over/under record of 1-1-0 with their games averaging a combined 156.5 points per game so far. The Big Red have an over/under record of 1-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 89 points per game.
In their recent matchup, the Cornell offense ended with 78 points against Fordham. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 54% and made 7 threes. The Cornell offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 27.3 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 39% of their looks from outside this season.
At this time, the Big Red’s defense is positioned 103rd in the country, permitting 79.0 points per game.
Can the Patriots Lock in a Home Win?
Following their 67-45 victory against Austin Peay in their latest game, Cornell now holds a record of 2-0. Cornell has gone 3-2 in their previous five home games, including last year. George Mason’s ATS record is 1-0 as they head into today’s matchup. Over their last ten games, which spans last season, Cornell has accumulated an ATS record of 5-4-1.
So far, George Mason’s games have averaged 122.5 points per game with the average over/under line being 137 points. In their most recent three games, the Patriots’ over/under record is 0-3, with their games averaging 67 points per game.
In their recent matchup, the Cornell offense ended with 67 points against Austin Peay. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 39.6% and made 7 threes. Amari Kelly was the leading scorer for the Patriots, putting up 14 points. In addition, Keyshawn Hall contributed 14 points.
At this time, the Patriots’ defense is positioned 10th in the country, permitting 53.0 points per game.