You'veheaed of the website kenpom.com mentioned on this podcast a time or two, and if you subscribe you will notice that the 4 fastest teams in the A10 are playing tonite. The top 2 umass and Richmond along with 3) Duquesne and 4) George mason. These 4 are combined 45/19 to the over in conference play including combined 7/0 in head to head matchups. Here's a look:
Rich v dukes 101-90 (191)
Dukes v umass 96-66 (164)
Gmu v dukes 83-72 (155)
Gmu v umass 86-81 (167)
Gmu v rich 82-77 (159)
Gmu v umass 76-74 (150)
Gmu v rich 93-70 (163)
Two things stick out - 1) George Mason has made a living against these teams
2) I think we still hav some wiggle room with the totals tonite.
With only Richmond in the top half of A-10 defenses (barely) these teams continue to push pace and victimize there own defenses, couple that with the fact that this is the first meeting between Richmond and umass lets go over the 148'. I'll let you decide on the other one but I my humble opinion don't think you can loss them both. Good luck and Happy March everyone!!