The George Mason Patriots (3-1) go up against the South Dakota State Jackrabbits (1-3) on Monday, November 20, 2023 at 6:00 PM ET. In this preview, we dig into the George Mason vs. South Dakota State odds and lines for this contest.

The Patriots are a 2.5-point favorite against the Jackrabbits when the Patriots and Jackrabbits hit the court. The matchup features an over/under of 140.5.

George Mason covered 18 times in 33 matchups with a spread last season. South Dakota State compiled a 15-16-0 record against the spread last year.

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George Mason at South Dakota State odds, spread and lines

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  • Spread: George Mason -2.5
  • Total: 140.5
  • Moneyline: George Mason -135, South Dakota State +115

George Mason vs. South Dakota State prediction

George Mason 80, South Dakota State 65


  • George Mason finished with a 15-6 record in games it was listed as the moneyline favorite last season (winning 71.4% of those games).
  • The Patriots had a 14-5 record last year (winning 73.7% of their games) when they played as a moneyline favorite of -135 or shorter.
  • The implied moneyline probability for this matchup gives George Mason a 57.4% chance to win.
  • Last season, South Dakota State was the underdog 10 times and won three of those games.
  • Last season, the Jackrabbits won two of their nine games, or 22.2%, when they were an underdog by at least +115 on the moneyline.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that South Dakota State has a 46.5% chance to win.

Against the spread

  • George Mason covered 18 times in 33 games with a spread last season.
  • South Dakota State covered 15 times in 31 chances against the spread last season.
  • Last year, the Patriots put up 68.7 points per game, just 1.1 fewer points than the 69.8 the Jackrabbits allowed.
  • George Mason went 11-5 against the spread and 12-4 overall last season when scoring more than 69.8 points.
  • South Dakota State went 8-5 against the spread and 13-2 overall last season when giving up fewer than 68.7 points.
  • The Jackrabbits scored an average of 70.9 points per game last year, just 3.6 more points than the 67.3 the Patriots allowed to opponents.
  • When it scored more than 67.3 points last season, South Dakota State went 10-7 against the spread and 14-4 overall.
  • George Mason had an ATS record of 12-7 and a 15-4 record overall last season when its opponents scored fewer than 70.9 points.
  • The Patriots totaled 48 more points than their opponents last season (1.4 per game on average), and the Jackrabbits scored 37 more points than their opponents (1.1 per game).


  • The average implied total for the Patriots last season was 71.9 points, 0.1 fewer points than their implied total of 72 points in Monday’s game.
  • Last year, George Mason scored more than 72 points 14 times.
  • The Jackrabbits’ average implied point total last season (75.8 points) is 6.8 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (69 points).
  • South Dakota State outscored its implied point total for this matchup (69) twice last year.