Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Hawks versus the Patriots? Tip off is at at 11:30 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on USA. The game will be played at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. The over/under for this game is set at 136.5 points, and George Mason is favored by -1 vs. Saint Joseph’s in a Atlantic 10 conference matchup.


The Pick: George Mason Patriots -1

This game will be played at Barclays Center at 11:30 ET on Wednesday, March 13th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Patriots.
  • Not only will George Mason pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 136.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Can the Hawks Pull the Upset on the Road?

While Saint Joseph’s has been dominant at home this season with a 15-3 record and an average scoring margin of +11.5 points per game, they have struggled mightily on the road. Their record away from home sits at just 4-9, and they have lost their last four games on the road.

On the season, the Hawks have been the underdog in 10 games, going just 2-8 in those contests. They are coming off an 89-71 win over Davidson, and they have gone just 2-8 in their last 10 road games.

As the underdog this season, Saint Joseph’s has gone 4-6 against the spread. On the road, their ATS mark is 6-7, and over their last 10 games as the underdog, they are 4-6.

This season, the over/under record for Saint Joseph’s games is 17-13-1, and the average scoring total in their games is 148 points. Today’s over/under line of 136.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games this season (146.9). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 150 points.

Saint Joseph’s’ offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 89 points against Davidson. They had an overall field goal percentage of 47.5% and made 23/31 free throws. Erik Reynolds II is leading the team in scoring at 16.8 points per contest. Xzayvier Brown has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 13.3 going into the game.

Currently, the Hawks’ defense holds the 149th rank in the nation, allowing 71.3 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Saint Joseph’s’ defense has allowed opponents to shoot 41.8% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 34.1% this season.

Can The Patriots Secure a Home Victory?

George Mason will look to extend their two-game win streak as they host Saint Joseph’s. The Patriots are 20-11 overall, including a 13-4 record at home. They have gone 9-9 in Atlantic 10 play.

So far, George Mason has been favored in 21 of their 31 games, going 15-6 in those matchups. They are coming off a 64-46 win over Richmond and have gone 7-3 in their last 10 games at home.

George Mason has an ATS record of 17-12-1 this season, including a home ATS mark of 9-7-1. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Patriots have gone just 4-6 vs. the spread.

George Mason’s over/under record this season sits at 14-15-1. The average over/under line in their games is 139.8 and the average score is 137.2, resulting in an average margin of -2.5 points versus the OU line. Today’s over/under line of 136.5 is lower than the average scoring in their games this season. Over their last three games, their games have averaged 113 points compared to the season average of 137.2 points per game.

In their recent matchup, the George Mason offense ended with 64 points against Richmond. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 52% and made 7 threes. The team’s top scorer is Keyshawn Hall, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 17.2, while Darius Maddox also carries a PPG average of 14.2 into the game.

In the current season, the George Mason defense has excelled, sitting 30th in the nation by allowing 66.0 points per game. In their previous game vs. Richmond, the Spiders finished with a field goal percentage of 52% and a total of 46 points vs. George Mason.