Georgetown Hoyas vs American Eagles Preview
American Eagles vs Georgetown Hoyas Odds
Georgetown will look to improve on its 9-1 record on Saturday when they host American in NCAA basketball odds action at Verizon Center.
Georgetown will face the 4-7 Eagles, who own a 0-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Hoyas are 3-4 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Eagles are 0-0 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 322-rated American taking on the No. 177-rated Hoyas in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 71-54 win for the Hoyas on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Georgetown's No. 256-rated squad against American's No. 330-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Georgetown rates No. 284 in the country with 4.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 202 nationally with 5.9 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, American owns the country's No. 94-rated mark, allowing 65.1 points per game on the highway. Georgetown, on the other hand, rates No. 273 in scoring at home.
American was a 72-65 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Hampton. Stephen Lumpkins scored 12 points in a futile effort to lead the Eagles to a win (they lost 72-65 to Hampton at Hampton Convocation Center on Tuesday).
Georgetown won its last outing, an 81-68 result against Western Carolina on December 15. They failed to cover in that game as a 18-point favorite. Greg Whittington scored 25 points and added 11 rebounds for a double-double, leading Georgetown over Western Carolina, 81-68, on Saturday at Verizon Center.
Georgetown Hoyas Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Marquette are 9-1
After a win are 7-3
A few Eagles at Hoyas trends to consider:
Georgetown is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Georgetown is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
American at Kansas, Saturday, December 29
Georgetown at Marquette, Saturday, January 5