VCU vs George Mason: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – February 20, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on February 20, 2021 - Last Updated on February 23, 2021

The VCU Rams (13-4) are heavily favored (-10.5) to extend a six-game winning streak when they host the George Mason Patriots (8-5) at 2:30 PM ET on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Stuart C. Siegel Center. The contest airs on NBCS. The point total in the matchup is set at 132.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 20, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Rams (-10.5)

The DraftKings line for this game has the Rams favored by 10.5, while the model predicts they’ll win by slightly more (13.1 points).

Pick OU:
Over (132)

In this matchup, the model projects a total (139.4 points) considerably higher than the DraftKings over/under (132 points). Bet on the over.

Prediction: VCU 76, George Mason 63

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 average implied total for the Rams this season is 73.9 points, 2.9 more points than their implied total of 71 points in Saturday’s game.
  • So far this season, VCU has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (71) seven times.
  • The 73.2-point average implied total on the season for the Patriots is 12.2 more points than the team’s 61-point implied total in this matchup.
  • George Mason has scored more than this game’s implied total of 61 points 11 times this season.

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

VCU and George Mason Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 10.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Rams 9-6-1 3-2 6-10
Patriots 4-8 0-1 5-7

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

Last 5 Games

VCU

George Mason
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/17/2021 Richmond Win 68-56 2/10/2021 Fordham Win 77-45
2/12/2021 Saint Bonaventure Win 67-64 2/5/2021 Dayton Loss 74-65
2/9/2021 Dayton Win 76-67 1/30/2021 Saint Bonaventure Loss 84-67
2/3/2021 Rhode Island Win 63-62 1/23/2021 Saint Joseph’s (PA) Win 71-62
1/30/2021 La Salle Win 73-62 1/20/2021 Saint Joseph’s (PA) Win 87-85

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