Dayton vs George Mason: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – February 5, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on February 5, 2021 - Last Updated on February 7, 2021

The Dayton Flyers (9-3) host the George Mason Patriots (7-4) after winning four home games in a row. The Flyers are favored by 6.5 points in the matchup, which starts at 7:00 PM ET on Friday, February 5, 2021. The matchup’s over/under is 130.5.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 5, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Flyers (-6.5)

Both DraftKings and the model expect the Flyers to walk away with the win, but the model spread (7.4) is 0.9 points further in their direction.

Pick OU:
Over (130.5)

In this game, the model projects a total (137.8 points) substantially higher than the DraftKings over/under (130.5 points). Bet on the over.

Prediction: Dayton 73, George Mason 65

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The Flyers have an average implied point total of 70 this season, which is one point higher than their implied total in Friday’s game (69).
  • This season, Dayton has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (69) four times.
  • The Patriots’ average implied point total on the season (74.2 points) is 12.2 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (62 points).
  • George Mason has scored more than this game’s implied total of 62 points nine times this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Dayton and George Mason Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 6.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Flyers 6-6 1-2 5-7
Patriots 3-7 0-3 4-6

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games


George Mason
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/2/2021 Duquesne Loss 69-64 1/30/2021 Saint Bonaventure Loss 84-67
1/30/2021 Rhode Island Win 67-56 1/23/2021 Saint Joseph’s (PA) Win 71-62
1/26/2021 Saint Louis Win 76-71 1/20/2021 Saint Joseph’s (PA) Win 87-85
1/23/2021 VCU Loss 66-43 1/16/2021 Rhode Island Loss 80-60
1/17/2021 George Washington Win 67-54 1/13/2021 La Salle Win 75-42

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