Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Minutemen and Revolutionaries. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Revolutionaries at Charles E. Smith Center in Washington, DC. Get ready to place your bets! Massachusetts is favored by -7.5 in this Atlantic 10 conference contest against George Washington. The game’s over/under currently sits at 158.5 points.

MASSACHUSETTS MINUTEMEN VS GEORGE WASHINGTON REVOLUTIONARIES BETTING PICK

The Pick: George Washington Revolutionaries +7.5

This game will be played at Charles E. Smith Center at 7:00 ET on Tuesday, February 27th.

WHY BET THE GEORGE WASHINGTON REVOLUTIONARIES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Revolutionaries.
  • Not only will George Washington pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +7.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 158.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Will Massachusetts Come Through as Road Favorites?

Massachusetts has been the favorite in 22 of their 27 games this season, and they have gone 15-7 in those games. On the road, the Minutemen have a record of 4-6, and they are coming off a 75-67 loss to St. Bonaventure.

For the season, Massachusetts has an average scoring margin of +1.7 on the road, and they have gone 8-7 in Atlantic 10 play. Overall, they are 17-10, and they have gone 9-3 against non-conference opponents.

When looking at Massachusetts’ ATS record this season, they sit at 16-11. On the road, they have gone 6-4 vs. the spread this year. Over their last 3 road games, the Minutemen are 1-2 ATS and over their last 10 games as the favorite, they have gone 4-6 vs. the spread.

Massachusetts’ over/under record this year is 14-12-1 and today’s line of 158.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (149.7). So far, 19 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s OU line. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 143 points.

In contrast to their season average of 79.2 points per game, the Massachusetts had a below average performance. They scored 67 points against St. Bonaventure and had a field goal percentage of 40.4%. Currently leading the team in scoring is Josh Cohen who comes into today’s matchup averaging 16.3. Matt Cross also heads into the game with a PPG average of 15.1.

Currently, the Minutemen’s defense holds the 164th rank in the nation, allowing 71.6 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.6 threes per game vs. George Washington. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 34.8%.

Are the Revolutionaries Ready for a Home Win?

George Washington will look to snap their 10-game losing streak as they host Massachusetts. The Revolutionaries have gone 10-6 at home this season, compared to 3-7 on the road.

Over their last 10 games at home, George Washington has gone 5-5. In their last game, they fell to Saint Louis, 96-91.

As the underdog this season, George Washington has gone 6-7 vs. the spread. At home, their ATS mark is 6-10. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Revolutionaries are 4-6 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for George Washington games is 15-11. Today’s over/under line of 158.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games this year (149.9). Over their last five games, the average scoring total is 163 points compared to their season average of 157.3 points per game. During their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1.

In their latest game, George Washington’s offense looked good, scoring 91 points against Saint Louis. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 51.7% and made 18/23 free throws. James Bishop led the scoring for the Revolutionaries, contributing 34 points. Additionally, Maximus Edwards chipped in with 19 points.

At present, the Revolutionaries’ defense is nationally ranked 308th, allowing 78.8 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, George Washington’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 41.7% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 32.7% this season.