Georgetown Hoyas vs. Providence Friars - 1/30/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Providence Friars (17-4) at Georgetown Hoyas (13-8)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Verizon Center)
The Line: Georgetown Hoyas -3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Georgetown Hoyas will host the Providence Friars this Saturday.
The Georgetown Hoyas come into this game with a 13-8 record and are currently 3rd in the Big East. The Hoyas have won 2 out of their last 3 games with their most recent game being a 74-73 win over Creighton. Through 21 games this season the leading scorer for the Hoyas has been D’Vauntes Smith- Rivera who is averaging 16.3 points per game and 4.4 assists. Isaac Copeland is second on the team with 10.0 points per game and 5.0 rebounds.
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The Providence Friars come into this game with a 17-4 record and are currently 4th in the Big East. The Friars have won 2 out of their past 3 games with their most recent game being a 75-68 loss to Xavier. Through 21 games this season the leading scorer for the Friars has been Ben Bentil who is averaging 20.0 points per game and 8.1 rebounds. Kris Dunn is second on the team with 16.9 points per game and 7.1 assists with 6.3 rebounds.
The Providence are 8-1 against the spread in their last 9 games following a against the spread loss. The Friars are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games following a loss. Georgetown are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 vs. Big East. The Hoyas are 5-2 against the spread in their last 7 Saturday games.
Georgetown and Providence face off in what should be a great game. This will be a very close game coming down to the end. Providence has one of the best players in the nation in Kris Dunn and he might be the difference maker here. Il take Providence and the points on the road.