Georgetown Liberty Betting Preview
Liberty Flames vs Georgetown Hoyas Odds
Georgetown will look to improve on its 1-0 record on Wednesday when they host Liberty in NCAA basketball odds action at Verizon Center.
The Hoyas bring a 1-0 record (0-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 0-2 Flames, who are 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Georgetown go 0-1 so far and the Flames go 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Hoyas at No. 9 and the Flames at No. 271 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 67-34 result in favor of the Hoyas.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Georgetown has the nation's No. 269-rated offensive output, at 61 PPG. The visiting Flames defense ranks No. 299 allowing on average 77.5 PPG. The Hoyas FG% has averaged 41.2% so far, more than the Flames marksmen have achieved on the year, 33.3% per game.
Defensively, Liberty features the nation's No. 312-rated defense on the road, allowing 84 points per game. Georgetown, meanwhile, comes in at No. 237 nationally in scoring at home.
Liberty lost its last outing, a 71-59 result against William & Mary on November 12. Liberty got 15 points from Tavares Speaks but lost anyway, 71-59, to William & Mary on Monday at Vines Center.
Last time out for Georgetown, they were a 61-55 winner as they battled Duquesne at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 14-point favorite. D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored 19 points leading the Hoyas to a 61-55 victory over Duquesne at Verizon Center on Sunday.
Georgetown Hoyas Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing UCLA are 0-2
After playing Duquesne are 1-0
After a win are 4-6
A few Flames at Hoyas trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Georgetown's last 5 games at home
Georgetown is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Georgetown's last 5 games
Georgetown is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
Liberty at UC Irvine, Monday, November 19
Georgetown home to UCLA, Monday, November 19