Georgetown Hoyas vs. Marquette Golden Eagles - 1/2/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Marquette Golden Eagles (10-3) at Georgetown Hoyas (8-5)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 5:30 pm (Verizon Center)
The Line: Georgetown Hoyas -6.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Georgetown Hoyas will host the Marquette Golden Eagles.
The Georgetown Hoyas will come into this game with a 8-5 record and are currently 5th in the Big East. The Hoyas have won their past 2 games with their most recent game being a 70-58 victory over Depaul. Through 13 games this season the leading scorer for the Hoyas has been D’Vauntes Smith who is averaging 15.0 points per game and 3.0 rebounds with 3.8 assists. Isaac Copeland is second on the team with 12.4 points per game and 5.0 rebounds.
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The Marquette Golden Eagles are coming into this game with a 10-3 record and are currently 8th in the Big East. Marquette’s most recent game was a 83-63 loss to Seton Hall. Through 13 games this season the leading scorer for the Golden Eagles has been Henry Ellenson who is scoring 16.5 points per game and 10.2 rebounds. Luke Fischer is second on the team with 14.3 points per game.
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 13-3 against the spread in their last 16 games following three or more consecutive home games. The Golden Eagles are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games overall. Georgetown is 7-1 against the spread in their last 8 home games vs. a team with a road winning percentage of greater than .600.
This will be close game between Georgetown and Marquette. Both if these teams have some big players that can be the deciding factor and i see this game going down to the wire. Il take the points here with Marquette.