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Longwood Lancers vs Georgetown Hoyas Odds
The visiting Longwood Lancers hope to send their backers to the pay window on Monday as they look to cover the spread at Verizon Center against the Georgetown Hoyas.
Georgetown battles the Lancers, currently sitting with a 2-6 mark (2-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 2-4 for the Hoyas and 0-0 for the Lancers.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Hoyas - Lancers odds would favor the Hoyas if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Georgetown is rated No. 189 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Longwood is at No. 337. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 75-50 win for the Hoyas.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Georgetown has the nation's No. 275-rated offensive output, at 62.2 PPG. The visiting Lancers defense ranks No. 348 allowing on average 84.9 PPG. The Hoyas FG% has averaged 45% so far, more than the Lancers marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.1% per game.
Defensively, Longwood features the nation's No. 348-rated defense on the road, allowing 95.5 points per game. Georgetown, meanwhile, comes in at No. 301 nationally in scoring at home.
Longwood was a 61-53 loser in its last match at home against Dartmouth. Longwood suffered a 61-53 loss against Dartmouth on Saturday, getting 21 points from David Robinson in a losing effort at Willet Hall.
Last time out for Georgetown, they were a 46-40 winner as they battled Towson at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 18.5-point favorite. Georgetown got 11 points from Greg Whittington en route to a 46-40 victory over Towson on Saturday at Verizon Center.
Georgetown Hoyas Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
After playing Towson are 3-0
After a win are 6-4
A few Lancers at Hoyas trends to consider:
Georgetown is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games at home
Georgetown is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Longwood home to Southern Virginia, Thursday, December 13
Georgetown home to Western Carolina, Saturday, December 15