Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Patriots and Green Wave. The game is starting at 2:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Green Wave at Devlin Fieldhouse in New Orleans, LA. Get ready to place your bets! This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 157.5 points, and the Green Wave are favored to win at home vs. the Patriots.
GEORGE MASON PATRIOTS VS TULANE GREEN WAVE BETTING PICK
The Pick: Tulane Green Wave -4.5
This game will be played at Devlin Fieldhouse at 2:00 ET on Friday, December 22nd.
WHY BET THE TULANE GREEN WAVE:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-67 in favor of the Green Wave.
- Not only will Tulane pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 157.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.
Are the Patriots Ready for a Road Win?
Heading into today’s game, the Patriots have a record of 9-2. They are coming off a loss to Tennessee (87-66). So far this season, George Mason has gone 2-1 on the road and 5-1 at home. Against the spread, George Mason has a record of 5-3-1 thus far. In their last ten games, George Mason is 1-3 vs. the spread.
George Mason comes in with an over/under record of 6-3-0 through 11 games, with their games averaging a combined 141.7 points per game so far. The Patriots have an over/under record of 1-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 137 points per game.
Against Tennessee, the George Mason had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 74.2 points per game. They scored 66 points and posted a field goal percentage of 42.9% in the game. The top scorer for the Patriots was Darius Maddox with 15 points, while Woody Newton also added 13 to the scoreboard.
In the current season, the George Mason defense has excelled, sitting 34th in the nation by allowing 63.2 points per game. In their previous game vs. Tennessee, the Volunteers finished with a field goal percentage of 49% and a total of 87 points vs. George Mason.
Can the Green Wave Lock in a Home Win?
After 10 games, Tulane has an overall record of 8-2. When playing on the road, the Green Wave are 2-0, and they are 4-1 at home. Heading into today’s game, Tulane holds a 3-4 record against the spread. When playing away from home, the Green Wave are 1-1 vs. the spread, while they sit at 2-3 vs. the spread in home games.
Through 10 games, Tulane has an over/under record of 6-1-0 with their games averaging a combined 163.9 points per game so far. The Green Wave’s last five games have culminated with an average of 188 points per game and an over/under record of 5-0.
In their latest game, Tulane’s offense looked good, scoring 89 points against Fordham. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 54.2% and made 32/42 free throws. Leading Tulane in scoring vs. Fordham was Collin Holloway with his 26 points. Jaylen Forbes also added 18 points for the Green Wave.
So far, the Green Wave’s defense is ranked 274th in the country at 82.7 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 9.8 threes per game vs. George Mason. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 33.2%.