Georgetown vs. Providence - 2/4/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Providence Friars (16-5) at Georgetown Hoyas (15-6)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Verizon Center)
The Line: Georgetown Hoyas -6 -- Over/Under: 131 See the Latest Odds
The Georgetown Hoyas and the Providence Friars face off on Wednesday at the MCI Center in Big East college basketball action.
The Georgetown Hoyas are 15-6 this season and they are ranked 21st in the nation. Georgetown is averaging 71.9 points and they are shooting 46.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 64.4 points and their opponents are shooting 39.2 percent. D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera is averaging 15.6 points per game to lead the Hoyas. Joshua Smith is averaging 12 points and 6.7 rebounds, L.J. Peak is averaging 8.9 points, and Jabril Trawick is averaging 8.2 points. Georgetown is 10-2 at home and 7-4 in Big East conference play.
The Providence Friars are 16-6 this season and they are coming off of a loss at St. John’s that ended a three game winning streak. Providence is averaging 69.9 points and they are shooting 44.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 64.1 points and their opponents are shooting 41.8 percent. LaDontae Henton leads the Friars averaging 20.4 points and 5.6 rebounds. Kris Dunn is averaging 15.5 points and 6.1 rebounds, Tyler Harris is averaging 10.6 points, and Carson Derosiers is averaging 7.5 points and 5.1 rebounds. Providence is 2-4 on the road and 6-3 in the Big East.
Georgetown is 4-9 against the spread against the Big East, 2-5 against the spread following a win, and 2-5 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Providence is 9-3 against the spread against the Big East, 20-8-1 against the spread in their last 29 games, and 6-2 against the spread following a loss. The favorite has covered the point spread in the last four meetings of these two.
The total is at 131 but I have this one ending in the high 120's so my free pick is under. My stronger play is on who will cover the spread and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.