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March 9, 12:00 PM | Madison Square Garden

Connecticut Huskies vs Georgetown Hoyas Odds

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College basketball wagering interest will be high on Wednesday when the Huskies of Connecticut hit the hard court against the Hoyas of Georgetown.

This is a conference playoff game in the Big East Tournament. This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at Madison Square Garden.

Georgetown will face the 22-9 Huskies, who own a 14-11 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Hoyas are 11-15-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Huskies are 11-13-1 favoring the OVER.

View Connecticut vs Georgetown Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with Georgetown in this one will find them as 1.5-point underdogs.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 34-rated Hoyas and the No. 16-ranked Huskies, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 76-75 result in favor of the Huskies.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Georgetown's No. 107-ranked offense, averaging 71.3 PPG, against a Huskies defense that ranks No. 120 at 66.1 PPG. The Hoyas field goal percentage has averaged 48% so far, more than the Huskies marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.3% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Connecticut owns the country's No. 157-rated mark, allowing 69.9 points per game on the highway. Georgetown, on the other hand, rates No. 145 in scoring at home.

Connecticut was a 97-71 winner in their most recent outing against DePaul. They covered the 15–point spread as favorites.

Georgetown lost its last outing, a 69-47 result against Cincinnati on March 5. They failed to cover in that game as a 4-point underdog. Georgetown was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Cincinnati and falling by a 69-47 score at Fifth Third Arena.

Connecticut Huskies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
After playing DePaul are 4-2
After a win are 6-4

Georgetown Hoyas Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
After playing Cincinnati are 5-3
After a loss are 5-5

A few Huskies at Hoyas trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Georgetown's last 7 games
Georgetown is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Connecticut
Georgetown is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Georgetown's last 6 games when playing Connecticut

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