George Mason vs St. Bonaventure Pick: Saturday, January 30th

George Mason vs St. Bonaventure Pick: Saturday, January 30th: George Mason is coming off sweeping a home and home with St Joe’s. Leading scorer Jordan Miller went for a combined 35 points and 11 boards. Miller is averaging 15.7 points per game, with 5.6 rebounds to start the season. GMU has three others scoring in low double digits in Javon Greene, Tyler Kolek, and Josh Oduro. 5th leading scorer AJ Wilson is questionable with an elbow injury. The Patriots struggle with their shot hitting just 43.1% from the field, 31.7% from three, and 62.5% from the foul line.

The Bonnies are rolling, coming off their 6th straight win, 65-61 over Duquesne. Their defense continues to lead them as they held the Dukes to 36.7% from the field and 21.7% from three. The Bonnies defense is highly underrated and rank better on defense than teams like Texas Tech. This team has a two-headed monster at guard in Kyle Lofton and Jaren Holmes, who both average 15 points per game so far this season, as well as 6’10 Osun Osunniyi in the paint averaging 9.7 points and nine rebounds per game. This is a formidable squad.

George Mason vs St. Bonaventure Odds

College Basketball Odds Spread
George Mason +10.5 (-110)
St. Bonaventure -10.5 (-110)
Total 130.5
Where/When Reilly Center, 2:00 PM ET

The Bonnies are 8-1 in their first nine games of the season, outscoring their opponents by an average of +0.95 points per game along the way. The Bonnies rank 10th in the nation in defense, allowing just 60.7 points per game, which is likely why they have gone ‘Under’ the betting total in 7 of their nine games so far this season. Meanwhile, George Mason are 5-5 in their last ten games this season, being outscored 71.1 to 70.4 in that stretch. The Patriots are heavily outmatched against the Bonnies as far as their offensive game goes; GMU is the 209th ranked team in points per game with 70.6 so far this season.

College Basketball Team ATS Record ATS Margin
George Mason 8-6 -2.4
St. Bonaventure 8-1 +3.7