Hoyas face Syracuse Orange
Syracuse will look to improve on its 20-4 record on Wednesday when they host Georgetown in Big East odds action at Carrier Dome.
But while the Hoyas are favored, the stats point to a possible outright win by Syracuse. Georgetown is 12-9 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Orange are 7-13 ATS. Georgetown is 10-9-1 against the total, while Syracuse is 7-12 versus the number.
The Hoyas are listed as 4.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Orange rated this week at No. 14 and the Hoyas sitting at No. 28. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 81-78 result in favor of the Orange.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Syracuse No. 46-rated squad against Georgetown No. 221-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Syracuse rates No. 149 in the country with 6.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 80 nationally with 7.3 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Georgetown owns the country's No. 155-rated mark, allowing 70.4 points per game on the highway. Syracuse, on the other hand, rates No. 82 in scoring at home.
Georgetown was an 83-81 winner in their most recent outing at home against Providence. They failed to cover the 11.5–point spread as favorites. Georgetown earned an 83-81 victory over Providence on Saturday, getting 23 points from Austin Freeman at Verizon Center.
In their last action, Syracuse was a 72-49 winner on the road against South Florida. They covered the 8.5–point spread as favorites. The battle between the Orange and Bulls didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as South Florida was handed a 72-49 defeat on Saturday at Sun Dome.
Georgetown Hoyas Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Marquette are 6-2
After playing Providence are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
Syracuse Orange Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Louisville are 5-4
After playing South Florida are 6-1
After a win are 9-1
A few Hoyas at Orange trends to consider:
Georgetown is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Georgetown's last 6 games when playing on the road against Syracuse
Georgetown is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Syracuse
Syracuse is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games at home
Syracuse is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Georgetown
Syracuse is 20-4 SU in its last 24 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Syracuse's last 6 games when playing Georgetown
Georgetown home to Marquette, Sunday, February 13
Syracuse at Louisville, Saturday, February 12