College baskeball point spread favors Bruins in battle with Hoyas

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Nov 19, 8:00 PM | Barclays Center

UCLA Bruins vs Georgetown Hoyas Odds

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College basketball wagering interest will be high on Monday when the Bruins of UCLA hit the hard court against the Hoyas of Georgetown.

This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at Barclays Center.

Supporters of the Bruins have watched them go 3-0 and 2-1 ATS on the year, while the Hoyas are at 1-2 and 1-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Hoyas are 0-0, while the Bruins have a 1-0 mark.

View UCLA vs Georgetown Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with Georgetown in this one found them as 4-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 73-rated UCLA taking on the No. 9-rated Hoyas in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 89-77 win for the Bruins on Monday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Georgetown's No. 239 nationally ranked offense (64.5 points per game) against a Bruins defense that sits as the No. 230 at 69.3 PPG. The Hoyas have been averaging 45.5% from the field, less than the Bruins have managed so far this season (47.6% on average).

Defensively, UCLA features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Georgetown, meanwhile, comes in at No. 255 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, UCLA was a 100-70 winner at home against James Madison. They covered the 16-point spread as favorites. UCLA cruised to victory on Thursday, running James Madison out of the gym and running up a 100-70 score at Pauley Pavilion.

Georgetown was a 68-59 winner in their most recent outing at home against Liberty. Georgetown got 18 points from Greg Whittington en route to a 68-59 victory over Liberty on Wednesday at Verizon Center.

UCLA Bruins Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Cal Poly are 0-1
After a win are 5-5

Georgetown Hoyas Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Mount St. Mary's are 2-0
After a win are 4-6

A few Bruins at Hoyas trends to consider:
Georgetown is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games

Next up:
UCLA home to Cal Poly, Sunday, November 25
Georgetown home to Mount St. Mary's, Saturday, November 24