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Villanova vs Georgetown University Basketball Picks 2-27-24

Georgetown University Hoyas (9-18) vs. Villanova Wildcats (15-12)
February 27, 2024 6:30 pm EDT
The Line: Villanova Wildcats -16; Over/Under: +140
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The Georgetown Hoyas and Villanova Wildcats face off on Tuesday in a college basketball showdown at The Pavilion. Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free Georgetown vs Villanova prediction.

Georgetown Finally Picked Up Another Win

Georgetown only has nine wins this season, but they are coming off a victory in the last game. Georgetown faced off against DePaul in the last game and they were able to secure the 77-76 victory. Jayden Epps is having a strong season and he had quite the game putting up 33 points, five rebounds, and four assists. Georgetown is averaging 71.7 points while their defense is giving up 77.3 points per game. The offense is ranked 248th, and they are going to need the offense to be good here. Epps has been the top player averaging 18.4 points while shooting 39.6 percent from the field. 

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Can Villanova Bounce Back? 

Villanova was playing good basketball heading into the last game against UConn, but they really struggled against the Huskies. Villanova only scored 54 points but the defense gave up 78 points and that led to the defeat. Villanova is averaging 71.7 points while their defense is giving up 66.3 points per game. The defense is ranked 40th in the league and they are going to need the defense to step up in a big way here. They need to really try and put the pressure on the Georgetown offense. Eric Dixon is averaging 16 points while shooting 46.7 percent from the field and 34.5 percent from behind the three point line. 

Georgetown vs Villanova Betting Prediction

Georgetown was able to pick up a victory in the last game, but i don’t see them finding a whole lot of success in this game. Georgetown’s defense is giving up 77.3 points and they are going to really struggle in this game. Villanova is averaging 71.7 points and they are going to go well over that number here. Georgetown won’t be keeping up and Villanova is going to get the job done. Back Villanova against the spread. 

Shane Mickle's Free Pick: Villanova -16

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Sports is about all Shane knows in this life! He has a passion for sports and writing, which makes working for Sportschatplace a perfect job for him! If you find him cheering for a team it's usually a Minnesota team, or the Kansas Jayhawks!

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