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Georgetown Hoyas vs Villanova Wildcats Betting Matchup Report

Villanova WildcatsGeorgetown Hoyas
Feb 25, 2:00 PM | Verizon Center

Villanova Wildcats vs Georgetown Hoyas Odds

11-16TEAM RECORD20-6

The Hoyas will be trying to slam the Villanova Wildcats on Saturday when the teams tip off at Verizon Center in college betting action.

The Hoyas sit at 20-6 (12-9 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Wildcats are currently 11-16 (6-16-2 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Georgetown is 11-10 OU, and Villanova is 18-6 OU.

View Villanova vs Georgetown Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Hoyas installed as 10.5-point favorites in this particular matchup

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Hoyas sit at No. 8 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Wildcats sit at No. 53 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Hoyas will win this game 79-69.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Wildcats is ranked No. 5 in NCAA hoops at 40.3 per game. Contrast that with Georgetown’s No. 102 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Georgetown is the No. 195-ranked team in the country at 6 per game, while Villanova rates No. 169 at 6.2 per game.

Defensively, Villanova features the nation's No. 294-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.4 points per game. Georgetown, meanwhile, comes in at No. 183 nationally in scoring at home.

Villanova was a 73-70 loser in their most recent outing at home against Connecticut. They earned a push of the 3-point spread as underdogs. The Wildcats endured a 73-70 loss at the hands of the Huskies on Monday, despite a 23-point effort from Dominic Cheek at Villanova Pavilion.

In their last action, Georgetown was a 73-55 loser on the road against Seton Hall. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as favorites. The Hoyas got 9 points from Greg Whittington, but it was Seton Hall that prevailed in a 73-55 final on Tuesday at Prudential Center.

Villanova Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Rutgers are 7-3
After playing Connecticut are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7

Georgetown Hoyas Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Notre Dame are 6-4
After playing Seton Hall are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

A few Wildcats at Hoyas trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Villanova's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Villanova's last 6 games when playing on the road against Georgetown
Villanova is 4-14 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
Villanova is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Georgetown
Georgetown is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games at home
Georgetown is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Villanova
Georgetown is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Villanova
Georgetown is 18-5 SU in its last 23 games

Next up:
Villanova at Rutgers, Thursday, March 1
Georgetown home to Notre Dame, Monday, February 27

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