The Patriots and Wildcats are set to face off at 2:30 ET on USA. The Wildcats will host the game at John M. Belk Arena in Davidson, NC. The over/under for this Atlantic 10 conference contest is set at 134.5 points, with Davidson being favored by -1.5 at home against George Mason.

GEORGE MASON PATRIOTS VS DAVIDSON WILDCATS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Davidson Wildcats -1.5

This game will be played at John M. Belk Arena at 2:30 ET on Saturday, February 10th.

WHY BET THE DAVIDSON WILDCATS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Wildcats.
  • Not only will Davidson pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 134.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Will the Patriots Win in Davidson?

George Mason will look to get back on track after losing three straight games. So far this season, the Patriots have a record of 15-8, including a 4-6 mark in Atlantic 10 play. On the road, George Mason is 4-5, compared to 10-3 at home.

For the season, the Patriots have been the underdog in six games, going 2-4 in those contests. They are currently on a four-game losing streak away from home.

George Mason has an ATS record of 12-9-1 this season and is 6-3 vs. the spread on the road. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Patriots are 7-3 vs. the spread.

Today's over/under line of 134.5 is lower than the average over/under line in George Mason's games this season (140.5). So far, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today's line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1.

George Mason finished with 79 points in their game against Loyola Chicago. This total surpasses their season-average of 73.7 points per game. Keyshawn Hall led the team in scoring, putting up 20 points. Additionally, Darius Maddox contributed 18 points for the Patriots.

Coming into today's game, the George Mason defense is giving up an average of 67.8 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, George Mason's defense has allowed opponents to shoot 39.1% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 33.5% this season.

Does Davidson Have What it Takes at Home?

Davidson is 5-4 at home this season, and they have gone 6-4 over their last 10 games at home. They are 6-3 when favored, and they have been favored in nine games this season. The Wildcats are 13-9 overall, and they have gone 3-6 in Atlantic 10 play.

Over their last three games at home, Davidson is 0-3, and they have gone 1-4 over their last five games at home. They are coming off a 72-59 win over Duquesne, and they are 10-3 in non-conference games this season.

Davidson's ATS record this season is 10-10, and they are 4-5 vs the spread when favored this year. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Wildcats are 5-5 vs the spread. At home, Davidson is just 3-6 ATS this season and 0-5 over their last 5 games vs the spread at home.

Davidson's over/under record for the season is 9-11 and today's line of 134.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this year (138.6). So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today's OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 130 points.

In their latest game, Davidson offense put up 72 points against Duquesne. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 43.4% and made 8 threes. The team's top scorer is Grant Huffman, who enters today's matchup with an average of 14.1, while Connor Kochera also carries a PPG average of 11 into the game.

Coming into today's game, the Davidson defense is giving up an average of 67.4 points per contest. Davidson's three-point defense is currently 152nd in the country at 7.4 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 38.7% of their shots vs. Davidson.