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Big East Lines: UConn Georgetown

UConn takes on Georgetown at noon Wednesday in what could be the day's most interesting tournament battle as the Big East has already claimed a significant upset victim.

Villanova was take out by SFU Tuesday and this battle pits a pair of Top 25-ranked schools trying to earn a spot against Pittsburgh tomorrow.

Georgetown has struggled of late, just 2-7 ATS in their past 9 games but the over under is where many bettors are focusing their attention. The most recent battles between the Hoyas and Huskies have seen UNDERs prevail for the most part.

View Connecticut vs Georgetown Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 16-rated Connecticut taking on the No. 34-rated Hoyas in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 76-75 win for the Huskies on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Huskies is ranked No. 11 in NCAA hoops at 39.9 per game. Contrast that with Georgetown’s No. 235 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Georgetown is the No. 85-ranked team in the country at 7.1 per game, while Connecticut rates No. 176 at 6.1 per game.

Defensively, Connecticut features the nation's No. 157-rated defense away from home, allowing 69.9 points per game. It is a neutral-site game at New York's MSG.

Connecticut was a 97-71 winner in their most recent outing against DePaul. They covered the 15–point spread as favorites.

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Georgetown lost its last outing, a 69-47 result against Cincinnati on March 5. They failed to cover in that game as a 4-point underdog. Georgetown was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Cincinnati and falling by a 69-47 score at Fifth Third Arena.

Connecticut Huskies Betting Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
After playing DePaul are 4-2
After a win are 6-4

Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
After playing Cincinnati are 5-3
After a loss are 5-5

A few Huskies at Hoyas trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Georgetown's last 7 games
Georgetown is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Connecticut
Georgetown is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Georgetown's last 6 games when playing Connecticut
 

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