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Georgetown Hoyas visit West Virginia Mountaineers in NCAAB hoops battle

Georgetown HoyasWest Virginia Mountaineers
Jan 7, 12:00 PM | WVU Colliseum

Georgetown Hoyas vs West Virginia Mountaineers Odds

13-1TEAM RECORD11-4

The West Virginia Mountaineers will hit the floor running against the visiting Georgetown Hoyas Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.

The Mountaineers bring a 11-4 record (8-4 ATS) to this tilt against the 13-1 Hoyas, who are 7-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed West Virginia go 7-5 so far and the Hoyas go 4-5.

View Georgetown vs West Virginia Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
West Virginia opened as 2-point favorites in this College Basketball tilt.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Mountaineers sit at No. 36 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Hoyas sit at No. 9 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Hoyas will win this game 85-78.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Hoyas rank No. 108 in NCAA Division 1 with 36.5 per game. That compares with West Virginia’s No. 61 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where West Virginia is college basketball's No. 181-ranked team at 6.2 per game, while the Hoyas rate No. 145 with 6.5 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Georgetown owns the country's No. 113-rated mark, allowing 67.8 points per game on the highway. West Virginia, on the other hand, rates No. 79 in scoring at home.

Georgetown won its last outing, a 73-70 result against Marquette on January 4. They failed to cover in that game as a 4.5-point favorite. Jason Clark scored 26 points for Georgetown on Wednesday, leading the Hoyas to a 73-70 win over Marquette at Verizon Center.

In their last action, West Virginia was an 85-64 winner on the road against Rutgers. They covered the 3–point spread as favorites. The battle between the Mountaineers and Scarlet Knights didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Rutgers was handed an 85-64 defeat on Wednesday at Louis Brown Athletic Center.

Georgetown Hoyas Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Cincinnati are 6-3
After playing Marquette are 4-5
After a win are 10-0

West Virginia Mountaineers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Connecticut are 7-3
After playing Rutgers are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

A few Hoyas at Mountaineers trends to consider:
Georgetown is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Georgetown is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against West Virginia
Georgetown is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against West Virginia
West Virginia is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of West Virginia's last 5 games
West Virginia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Georgetown
West Virginia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Georgetown

Next up:
Georgetown home to Cincinnati, Monday, January 9
West Virginia at Connecticut, Monday, January 9

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