George Mason at St. Bonaventure - 3/12/20 College Basketball Picks and Prediction
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George Mason (17-15) at St. Bonaventure (19-12)
College Basketball: Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 2:30 pm (Barclays Center)
The Line: St. Bonaventure -3.5 -- Over/Under: 135 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The George Mason Patriots (17-15, CONF 6-13) and St. Bonaventure Bonnies (19-12, CONF 11-7) face off in the Atlantic 10 conference game at the Barclays Center. St. Bonaventure has won the last four games over George Mason, and they covered each of the spreads.
George Mason have been up and down this season and coming into this game they have won two games in a row. On Thursday, the Patriots played St. Joe’s and it was a big showing by the defense in the first half that was the difference
Over the last five games, George Mason is averaging 66.4 points per game while their defense is giving up 68.6 points.
Against St. Joe’s it was forward A.J. Wilson who paced the team putting up 24 points, nine rebounds, and two assists.
St. Bonaventure has been good this season but they have really struggled the last couple of games. The Bonnies had won four games in a row but in their last six games they have won only two games. In three of the last four losses, St. Bonaventure was the favorite.
In the last game against St. Louis, St. Bonnies offense struggled scoring only 49 points and that led to the blowout loss.
Overall this season St. Bonaventure is averaging 68.8 points per game while shooting 43.4 percent from the field, The Bonnies are led by guard Kyle Lofton who is averaging 14.1 points while shooting 42.2 percent from the field.
In the last game against St. Louis, Lofton scored only nine points and they need him to be better if they want to win this game.
The favorite is 11-1 in the last 12 meetings between George Mason and St. Bonaventure.
This has been a series dominated by the favorite and it’s going to happen again in this game.. Look for St Bonaventure to find the offense again and that will lead to a win and cover of the spread by the Bonnies.