Villanova Wildcats vs Georgetown University Hoyas 3/7/2020 NCAAB Odds, Spread and Preview
Villanova Wildcats vs Georgetown University Hoyas 3/7/2020 – The Villanova Wildcats face the Georgetown University Hoyas on Saturday in a Big East regular-season finale at the Capital One Arena. NCAAB lines pick the Wildcats as favorites and get their second straight win. On the other end, the Hoyas will be looking to bounce back. They bowed to Creighton, 91-76, in their last assignment. Georgetown University leads the all-time series over Villanova. However, it was the Wildcats who won in their previous encounter, 80-66.
Villanova Wildcats vs Georgetown University Hoyas 3/7/2020
|When:||Saturday, March 7, 12:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Capital One Arena, Washington, D.C.|
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The Villanova Wildcats have done well in their last five games going 4-1. They are also 8-3 on the road this season, hinting they have a good chance of defeating the Hoyas at home. They are also looking to make it back-to-back wins. Leading the way for Villanova is Saddiq Bey on offense with guys like Jeremiah Robinson-Earl and Cole Swider providing support. The Wildcats are allowing opponents 66.3 points per game though they may have trouble containing the Hoyas this Saturday.
Players to watch: S. Bey F (30 GP 34 MIN 16 PTS 4.8 REB 2.4 AST 0.8 STL 0.4 BLK 1.5 TO 47.5 FG% 77.4 FT% 44.7 3PT%), C. Gillespie G (30 GP 33.9 MIN 15.3 PTS 3.7 REB 4.4 AST 1.2 STL 0.1 BLK 1.9 TO 40.9 FG% 81.3 FT% 35.1 3PT%), J. Moore G (30 GP 29.6 MIN 11.3 PTS 2.9 REB 1.9 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 1.7 TO 41.9 FG% 71.2 FT% 40.1 3PT%).
Georgetown University Hoyas
The Hoyas are looking to bounce back after bowing to Creighton last time out. It has not been a pretty season for Georgetown University but Partick Ewing has been trying to keep the team together. Pegged to lead the offensive charge are Omer Yurtseven and Mac McClung. The defense needs to improve, seeing how the Hoyas are allowing teams 74 points this season. The Wildcats have offensive options, meaning Georgetown University needs to tighten up.
Players to watch: O. Yurtseven C (25 GP 27.5 MIN 15.8 PTS 10 REB 1.2 AST 0.5 STL 1.4 BLK 2.3 TO 53.1 FG% 75.9 FT% 21.4 3PT%), M. McClung G (21 GP 26.9 MIN 15.7 PTS 3.1 REB 2.4 AST 1.4 STL 0.2 BLK 1.8 TO 39.4 FG% 80.2 FT% 32.3 3PT%), J. Blair G (29 GP 25.5 MIN 11 PTS 3 REB 1.9 AST 0.7 STL 0 BLK 1.3 TO 37.8 FG% 86.9 FT% 35.1 3PT%).
Villanova Wildcats vs Georgetown University Hoyas Betting Predictions
Villanova is 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Villanova’s last 20 games.
Wildcats are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
Villanova is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against Georgetown University.
Wildcats are 10-1 SU in their last 11 games against Georgetown University.
Georgetown University Hoyas
Georgetown University is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games.
Hoyas are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Georgetown University’s last 7 games against Villanova.
Georgetown University is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games at home.
Hoyas are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games when playing at home against Villanova.
Villanova Wildcats vs Georgetown University Hoyas Betting Picks
Best college basketball bets today side with the Wildcats this weekend. Georgetown is undermanned with injuries. Their top three scorers are down, adding to the woes of Ewing. The defense could work for the Hoyas even if it seems daunting. Unfortunately, Villanova plays better defense which is giving Patrick Ewing a lot of things to think about.
Moneyline: -375 is set for the Wildcats and +260 is set for the Hoyas.
ATS: Look for the spread of -6 for Villanova and +6 for Georgetown University.
Totals: Over 144.5 is out for the Wildcats and under 144.5 is out for the Hoyas.
Score Prediction: 74-71, Villanova Wildcats.