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


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.


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