The George Mason Patriots battle the George Washington Colonials in a Revolutionary Rivalry matchup on Monday as part of a tripleheader on CBS Sports Network. The Patriots (7-6), who will open Atlantic 10 Conference action after having a four-game pause do to COVID-19 protocols, have not played since a 76-67 loss at Kansas on New Year's Day. The Colonials (4-10, 0-2), who have lost six of eight, are on a two-game losing streak following last Tuesday's 84-57 setback at VCU. George Washington is looking to avoid its first 0-3 start in conference play since 2019-20, and for just the second time in 12 years.

Tipoff from the Charles E. Smith Center in Washington, D.C., is set for 2 p.m. ET, and will air on CBS Sports Network. The Patriots are seven-point favorites in the latest George Mason vs. George Washington odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is set at 134. Before making any George Washington vs. George Mason, you need to check out the college basketball predictions and betting advice from the SportsLine Projection Model

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Now, the model has set its sights on George Washington vs. George Mason and revealed its picks and CBB predictions. You can visit SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Here are the college basketball odds and trends for George Mason vs. George Washington:

  • George Mason vs. George Washington spread: George Mason -7
  • George Mason vs. George Washington over-under: 134 points
  • George Mason vs. George Washington money line: George Mason -300, George Washington +240
  • GM: The Patriots are 4-0 against the spread in their last four games overall
  • GW: The Under is 5-0 in the Colonials' last five home games vs. a team with a losing road record
Featured Game | George Washington Colonials vs. George Mason Patriots

Why George Mason can cover

Guard Devon Cooper, a transfer from Morehead State, averages 13 points, 2.7 assists and 1.9 rebounds per game. He is connecting on 42.3 percent of his field goals, including 39.8 percent from 3-point range, fourth in the Atlantic 10. In the loss to Kansas, Cooper was 3-for-6 from 3-point range, finishing with 11 points and two assists. He is shooting 55.6 percent from 3-point range and is dishing out 2.7 assists over the past three games.

Also powering the Patriots is junior guard Davonte Gaines, who is averaging 11.2 points, 8.1 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game. He has been on fire from long distance and is hitting 54.9 percent from the field, including 51.3 percent from 3-point range. He is also an 80 percent free throw shooter. He registered his fourth double-double of the season in the loss at Kansas with 15 points and a career-high 12 rebounds.

Why George Washington can cover

The Colonials are led in scoring by junior guard James Bishop, who has scored in double figures in three straight games, including a 16-point effort at VCU on Tuesday. He leads the team with a 15.6 points-per-game average and is hitting on 38.7 percent of his field goals. He also averages 2.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists. He has reached double figures in 11 games, including three games with 20 or more points.

Sophomore guard Joe Bamisile has reached double figures in three of George Washington's last four games, including 25-point performances against Coppin State on Dec. 8 and Dayton on Jan. 8. He has four 20-point games this year. He is coming off an 11-point game at VCU last Tuesday, and registered a double-double in the game against Coppin State, adding 10 rebounds. For the season, he is averaging 13.8 points, 6.1 rebounds, 1.5 steals, 1.4 blocks and 1.1 assists.

How to make George Washington vs. George Mason picks

SportsLine's model is leaning over on the total, projecting the teams to combine for 137 points. It also says one side of the spread is hitting well over 50 percent of the time. You can only get the model's pick at SportsLine.

So who wins George Mason vs. George Washington? And which side of the spread cashes in well over 50 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread to jump on, all from the advanced model that is up more than $2,200 on its top-rated college basketball spread picks over the last five-plus years, and find out.