Rutgers Scarlet Knights visit Georgetown Hoyas in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Georgetown Hoyas Odds
The Georgetown Hoyas host Rutgers on Saturday, looking to build on their 22-4 mark against the 13-13 Scarlet Knights in college hoops action at Verizon Center.
The Hoyas sport records of 22-4 and 14-7-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Scarlet Knights have 13-13 and 10-13 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 11-11 for the Hoyas and 9-11 for the Scarlet Knights.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Hoyas as 14.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Hoyas - Scarlet Knights odds would favor the Hoyas if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Georgetown is rated No. 54 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Rutgers is at No. 134. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 73-63 win for the Hoyas.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Scarlet Knights rank No. 171 in NCAA Division 1 with 34.9 per game. That compares with Georgetown’s No. 246 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Georgetown is college basketball's No. 210-ranked team at 5.8 per game, while the Scarlet Knights rate No. 305 with 4.8 per game.
Defensively, Rutgers features the nation's No. 166-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.3 points per game. Georgetown, meanwhile, comes in at No. 260 nationally in scoring at home.
Rutgers was a 76-72 loser in their most recent outing at home against Providence. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. The Scarlet Knights endured a 76-72 loss at the hands of the Friars on Saturday, despite a 17-point effort from Dane Miller at Louis Brown Athletic Center.
Last time out for Georgetown, they were a 79-78 winner as they battled Connecticut on the road. They earned a push in the match as a 1-point favorite. Georgetown earned a 79-78 victory over Connecticut on Wednesday, getting 22 points from Otto Porter Jr. at Gampel Pavilion.
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Marquette are 0-7
After playing Providence are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7
Georgetown Hoyas Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Villanova are 6-4
After playing Connecticut are 6-4
After a win are 9-1
A few Scarlet Knights at Hoyas trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Rutgers's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Rutgers's last 5 games when playing on the road against Georgetown
Rutgers is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Georgetown
Rutgers is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Georgetown is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Georgetown is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Georgetown is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Rutgers
Georgetown is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games when playing Rutgers
Rutgers home to Marquette, Tuesday, March 5
Georgetown at Villanova, Wednesday, March 6