Georgetown Hoyas vs Towson Tigers Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner
Towson Tigers vs Georgetown Hoyas Odds
College basketball wagering interest will be high on Saturday when the Tigers of Towson hit the hard court against the Hoyas of Georgetown.
The Hoyas sit at 6-1 (2-3 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Tigers are currently 4-4 (1-2 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Georgetown is 2-3 OU, and Towson is 0-0 OU.
The visitors opened as 22-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 189-ranked Hoyas and the No. 34-rated Tigers in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 71-66 win for the Hoyas on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Georgetown's No. 237-ranked offense, averaging 64.6 PPG, against a Tigers defense that ranks No. 133 at 63.9 PPG. The Hoyas field goal percentage has averaged 47.1% so far, more than the Tigers marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.1% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Towson owns the country's No. 144-rated mark, allowing 68 points per game on the highway. Georgetown, on the other hand, rates No. 280 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Towson, they were a 68-64 winner as they battled Vermont on the road. The Tigers got a 29-point performance from Jerrelle Benimon, who added 10 rebounds, as Towson ran past Vermont 68-64 on Wednesday at Roy Patrick Gym.
Last time out for Georgetown, they were a 64-41 winner as they battled Texas at home. They covered in the match as a 6.5-point favorite. The battle between the Hoyas and Longhorns didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Texas was handed a 64-41 defeat on Tuesday at Madison Square Garden.
Towson Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Temple are 1-1
After playing Vermont are 3-7
After a win are 2-8
Georgetown Hoyas Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few Tigers at Hoyas trends to consider:
Towson is 2-23 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Georgetown is 22-3 SU in its last 25 games at home
Georgetown is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Towson at Temple, Wednesday, December 12
Georgetown home to Longwood, Monday, December 10