Georgetown vs. Villanova - 3/7/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Villanova Wildcats (23-7) at Georgetown University Hoyas (15-15)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 12:00 pm (Capital One Arena)
The Line: Georgetown University Hoyas +6 -- Over/Under: 144.5
The Villanova Wildcats and Georgetown Hoyas meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Capital One Arena.
The Villanova Wildcats look to stay hot after winning six of their last seven games. The Villanova Wildcats are averaging 73.3 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 66.3 points on 42.9 percent shooting. Saddiq Bey is averaging 15.7 points and five rebounds while Collin Gillespie is averaging 15.6 points and 3.7 rebounds. Jeremiah Robinson-Earl is the third double-digit scorer and Jermaine Samuels is grabbing 5.1 rebounds. The Villanova Wildcats are shooting 35.8 percent from beyond the arc and 75.8 percent from the free throw line. The Villanova Wildcats are allowing 32.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.8 rebounds per game. The Villanova Wildcats have won four straight road games.
The Georgetown Hoyas need a win here to snap a five-game losing streak. The Georgetown Hoyas are averaging 75.3 points on 43.6 percent shooting and allowing 74 points on 43.3 percent shooting. Omer Yurtseven is averaging 15.8 points and 10 rebounds while Mac McClung is averaging 15.7 points and 2.4 assists. James Akinjo is the third double-digit scorer and Jahvon Blair is grabbing 2.9 rebounds. The Georgetown Hoyas are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 77.9 percent from the free throw line. The Georgetown Hoyas are allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.7 rebounds per game. The Georgetown Hoyas have lost five of their last six home games.
The home team is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings. The favorite is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
The Georgetown Hoyas have nothing going for them with all these injuries, as they've lost five straight and are losing those games by an average of 11 points while shooting 38.9 percent from the field and 33.7 percent from deep. The Villanova Wildcats are playing some of their more consistent ball of the season and are an impressive 7-3-1 against the spread on the road. It's tough to get behind the Georgetown Hoyas with any confidence based on their current form. Give me the Villanova Wildcats and the reasonable chalk.