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Georgetown Hoyas vs. Marquette Golden Eagles - 1/18/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds & Prediction

Marquette Golden Eagles at Georgetown Hoyas
Date & Time Saturday January 18, 2020, 2:00 PM (EST)
Capital One Arena
Capital One Arena, 601, F Street Northwest, Penn Quarter, Washington, District of Columbia, 20001, USA
TV Channel
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The Marquette Golden Eagles (12-5) will visit the Georgetown Hoyas (12-6) at the Capital One Arena. Marquette snapped a two-game losing streak after defeating Xavier at home, 85-65. 

Marquette is led by Markus Howard who averages 27.3 points per game along with 2.9 assists per game. Howard has the ball in his hands most possessions and has 3.4 turnovers per game. Brendan Bailey averages a team high 5.4 rebounds per game. Marquette averages 77.2 points per game and allow 67.9 points against. Marquette shoots 42.9 percent from the field and bring down 40.5 rebounds per game as a unit.

Georgetown defeated 25 ranked Creighton at home, 83-80, last time out. Georgetown is led by Omer Yurtseven who averages close to a double-double with 16.7 points and 9.9 rebounds per game. James Akinjo leads the team in assists with 4.4 per game. Georgetown averages 79 points per game and allow 73.1 points by the opposition. The Hoyas shoot 45.7 percent from the floor and snatch 40.4 rebounds per game. 

Golden Eagles are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games.
Hoyas are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 home games.
Over is 7-2 in Golden Eagles last 9 overall.
Under is 5-1 in Hoyas last 6 overall.

Marquette has struggled pretty badly on the road with two losses in Big East play in their last two road games against Creighton and Seton Hall. In Georgetown’s last two home games, they’ve won and covered the spread in both. Georgetown is the better offensive team, even with Markus Howard on the other side. They play more together and are a more connected offense. Take Georgetown at home in this one. Golden Eagles are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games. Final Score Prediction, Georgetown Hoyas win and cover ATS 85-80.

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