Big East Tournament - Cincinnati Bearcats visit Georgetown Hoyas in college basketball clash
Cincinnati Bearcats vs Georgetown Hoyas Odds
Cincinnati pays a visit to Georgetown on Thursday, hoping to send the Hoyas to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Madison Square Garden.
It's a game in the Big East Tournament, which will decide the conference title, not to mention deciding which teams make the Field of 68. This game is being played at a neutral-site court (Madison Square Garden).
Georgetown will face the 22-10 Bearcats, who own a 11-17 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Hoyas are 12-13 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bearcats are 6-21 favoring the OVER.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Georgetown Hoyas as 4.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 52-rated Hoyas and the No. 12-ranked Bearcats, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 73-71 result in favor of the Hoyas.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Georgetown's No. 237-ranked offense, averaging 65 PPG, against a Bearcats defense that ranks No. 22 at 58.7 PPG. The Hoyas field goal percentage has averaged 46% so far, more than the Bearcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.3% per game.
Defensively, Cincinnati features the nation's No. 22-rated defense on the road, allowing 61.3 points per game. Georgetown, meanwhile, comes in at No. 271 nationally in scoring at home.
Cincinnati won its last outing, a 61-44 result against Providence on March 13. They covered in that game as a 3-point favorite. The Bearcats got 17 points from Sean Kilpatrick as Cincinnati ran past Providence 61-44 on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden.
Georgetown was a 61-39 winner in their most recent outing at home against Syracuse. They covered the 1-point spread as favorites. Georgetown cruised to victory on Saturday, running Syracuse out of the gym and running up a 61-39 score at Verizon Center.
Cincinnati Bearcats Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
After playing Providence are 3-6
After a win are 4-6
Georgetown Hoyas Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
After playing Syracuse are 8-2
After a win are 9-1
A few Bearcats at Hoyas trends to consider:
Georgetown is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games
Georgetown is 10-2-1 ATS in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Georgetown's last 8 games when playing Cincinnati
Georgetown is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Cincinnati