The George Mason Patriots will look to get back on track when they take on the Coppin State Eagles in non-conference action on Friday afternoon. The Patriots (7-5), who have won five of six, are coming off a 78-77 defeat at Old Dominion on Wednesday. The Eagles (5-9), who have lost seven of nine, outlasted James Madison 107-100 in double overtime on Wednesday. Coppin State holds a 14-8 edge in the all-time series with George Mason.

The game from EagleBank Arena in Fairfax, Va., tips off at 4 p.m. ET. Coppin State is averaging 77.9 points per game, while George Mason averages 69.9. The Patriots are 11.5-point favorites in the latest Coppin State vs. George Mason odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over/under for total points scored is set at 147. Before making any George Mason vs. Coppin State picks, be sure 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 Mason vs. Coppin State and just locked in its picks and CBB predictions. You can visit SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Here are the college basketball odds and betting lines for Coppin State vs. George Mason:

  • Coppin State vs. George Mason spread: George Mason -11.5
  • Coppin State vs. George Mason over/under: 147 points
  • Coppin State vs. George Mason money line: Coppin State +475, George Mason -700
  • COPP: The Eagles are 5-1 against the spread in their last six Friday games
  • GMU: The Patriots are 4-1 ATS in their last five games overall
  • Coppin State vs. George Mason picks: See picks at SportsLine
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Why George Mason can cover

Senior guard DeVon Cooper has reached double-figure scoring in seven games this season, including in three of the team's last five. He had a season-high 19 points in an 80-73 win over Toledo. He also scored 18 points and grabbed six rebounds in a 73-56 win over American on Nov. 13. For the year, Cooper averages 10.8 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.8 assists.

Junior guard Ronald Polite III is coming off his first double-double of the year, scoring 16 points, while dishing out 10 assists against Old Dominion. In 10 games on the season, Polite has reached double-figure scoring five times. He scored 16 points in a 72-65 victory over Queens University on Nov. 26. In 10 games, he is averaging 9.7 points, 4.1 assists, 2.2 rebounds and 1.1 steals per game.

Why Coppin State can cover 

Senior guard Sam Sessoms continues to be one of the nation's most prolific scorers this season and enters the game averaging 24 points, 5.8 assists, 3.7 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game. He has scored 20 or more points in each of the last seven games, including a 35-point effort at Loyola Maryland on Dec. 3, and in 11 of 14. He has recorded a pair of double-doubles, including a 24-point, 10-assist effort on Nov. 17 at Tennessee Tech. He scored 16 points and dished out 10 assists in a 99-89 overtime loss at Georgetown on Nov. 8.

Also helping lead the Eagles is sophomore guard Nendah Tarke. He recorded his second double-double of the season on Wednesday in the overtime loss against James Madison, scoring 13 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. He scored 13 points and added 11 rebounds at North Carolina State on Dec. 6. For the season, he is averaging 12.9 points, 6.1 rebounds, 2.5 steals and 2.3 assists per game.

How to make Coppin State vs. George Mason picks

SportsLine's model is leaning Over on the total, projecting 149 combined points. It also says one side of the spread hits almost 70% of the time. You can only get the model's pick at SportsLine

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