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College Basketball Matchup - Kansas Jayhawks Georgetown Hoyas Odds Preview

Georgetown HoyasKansas Jayhawks
7-2December 21, 2013, 12:00 | Allen Fieldhouse7-3



The Georgetown Hoyas will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Jayhawks in Kansas at Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday in college basketball action.

The Jayhawks sit at 7-3 (4-6 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Hoyas are currently 7-2 (4-4 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Kansas is 4-5-1 OU, and Georgetown is 5-3 OU.

View Georgetown Hoyas vs Kansas Jayhawks Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Jayhawks installed as -8.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Jayhawks rated this week at No. 21 and the Hoyas sitting at No. 46.

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Georgetown was an 85-76 winner in its last match at home against Elon. They failed to cover the 14-point spread as favorites. Georgetown earned an 85-76 victory over Elon on Tuesday, getting 21 points from Markel Starks at Verizon Center.

In their last action, Kansas was an 80-63 winner at home against New Mexico. They covered the 7.5-point spread as favorites. The Jayhawks grabbed an 80-63 win over the Lobos on Saturday, behind a 21-point effort from Perry Ellis at Sprint Center.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Kansas's No. 90-rated squad against Georgetown's No. 140-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Kansas rates No. 212 in the country with 4.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 166 nationally with 5.56 per match.

A few Hoyas at Jayhawks trends to consider:
Georgetown is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Georgetown is 5-1-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Georgetown is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Georgetown's last 6 games on the road
Kansas is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Kansas is 19-5 SU in its last 24 games
Kansas is 12-5 ATS in its last 17 games at home
Kansas is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games at home


Next up:
Georgetown home to Florida International, Saturday, December 28th
Kansas at Toledo, Monday, December 30th

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