Providence Friars vs Georgetown Hoyas Odds
The Georgetown Hoyas host Providence on Wednesday, looking to build on their 11-3 mark against the 9-7 Friars in college hoops action at Verizon Center.
The Hoyas sit at 11-3 (4-6 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Friars are currently 9-7 (6-5-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Georgetown is 4-6 OU, and Providence is 7-3 OU.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Hoyas as 7-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 92-ranked Hoyas and the No. 37-rated Friars in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 71-69 win for the Hoyas on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Georgetown's No. 264 nationally ranked offense (63.8 points per game) against a Friars defense that sits as the No. 89 at 62.2 PPG. The Hoyas have been averaging 45.1% from the field, more than the Friars have managed so far this season (42.5% on average).
Defensively, Providence features the nation's No. 183-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.4 points per game. Georgetown, meanwhile, comes in at No. 295 nationally in scoring at home.
Providence won its last outing, a 67-55 result against Seton Hall on January 13. They covered in that game as a 5.5-point underdog. Providence got 23 points from Bryce Cotton en route to a 67-55 victory over Seton Hall on Sunday at Prudential Center.
Georgetown was a 67-51 winner in its last match on the road against St. John's. They covered the 1-point spread as favorites. Georgetown got 19 points from Otto Porter Jr. en route to a 67-51 victory over St. John's on Saturday at Madison Square Garden.
Providence Friars Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Villanova are 5-5
After playing Seton Hall are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
Georgetown Hoyas Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing South Florida are 5-3
After playing St. John's are 8-2
After a win are 8-2
A few Friars at Hoyas trends to consider:
Providence is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Providence is 2-13 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Providence is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Georgetown
Georgetown is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Providence
Georgetown is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Providence
Georgetown is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
Georgetown is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
Providence home to Villanova, Saturday, January 19
Georgetown at South Florida, Saturday, January 19