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Georgetown Hoyas Open as College Basketball Underdog vs Villanova Wildcats

The Georgetown Hoyas will look to pick up a win while covering the point spread when they take on the Wildcats in Villanova at Wells Fargo Center on Saturday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Georgetown Hoyas in this one, their betting line was listed as 15-point underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Georgetown Hoyas vs Villanova Wildcats Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Georgetown Hoyas have watched them go 14-16 and 14-16 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Villanova Wildcats are at 26-4 and 15-14 ATS. In totals betting, the Villanova Wildcats are 15-14, while the Georgetown Hoyas have a 18-12 mark.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Villanova Wildcats rated this week at No. 6 and the Georgetown Hoyas sitting at No. 126.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Villanova has the nation's No. 74-rated offensive output, at 76.97 PPG. The visiting Georgetown Hoyas defense ranks No. 147 allowing on average 71.73 PPG. The Wildcats FG% has averaged 46.59% so far, more than the Villanova Hoyas marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.28% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Georgetown got 32 points from Isaac Copeland en route to a 88-87 loss at the hands of Georgetown on Tuesday at Bradley Center.

The battle between the Wildcats and Blue Demons didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as DePaul was handed a 83-62 defeat on Tuesday at Villanova Pavilion.

Betting Trends
  • Georgetown is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Georgetown is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Georgetown's last 6 games
  • Georgetown is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Villanova is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Villanova is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Villanova's last 5 games
  • Villanova is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home