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Syracuse Orange take on Hoyas in NCAA basketball test

Syracuse OrangeGeorgetown Hoyas
March 9, 12:00 PM | Verizon Center

Syracuse Orange vs Georgetown Hoyas Odds

23-7TEAM RECORD23-5

Verizon Center features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Georgetown Hoyas and the visiting Syracuse Orange in college hoops action on Saturday.

The Hoyas are 23-5 so far on the season, and 14-9-1 ATS vs. the number. The Orange, meanwhile, are 23-7 and 14-11-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Georgetown go 12-12 and the Orange go 11-14 on the totals.

View Syracuse vs Georgetown Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Hoyas as 1.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Hoyas at No. 56 and the Orange at No. 2 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 78-72 result in favor of the Orange.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Georgetown's No. 236-ranked scoring average of 65.1 PPG, against a Orange defense rated No. 30 and allowing 59.6 PPG. The Hoyas FG% has averaged 46.1% to date this season, more than the Orange shooters have managed so far (44.2% per game).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Syracuse owns the country's No. 79-rated mark, allowing 65.4 points per game on the highway. Georgetown, on the other hand, rates No. 265 in scoring at home.

Syracuse was a 78-57 winner in its last match at home against DePaul. They covered the 19.5-point spread as favorites. Syracuse cruised to victory on Wednesday, running DePaul out of the gym and running up a 78-57 score at Carrier Dome.

In their last action, Georgetown was a 67-57 loser on the road against Villanova. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as underdogs. The Hoyas got 17 points from Otto Porter Jr., but it was Villanova that prevailed in a 67-57 final on Wednesday at Villanova Pavilion.

Syracuse Orange Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
After playing DePaul are 7-2
After a win are 7-3

Georgetown Hoyas Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
After playing Villanova are 7-3
After a loss are 9-1

A few Orange at Hoyas trends to consider:
Syracuse is 17-5 SU in its last 22 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Syracuse's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Syracuse's last 7 games when playing on the road against Georgetown
Syracuse is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Georgetown is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Georgetown is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Georgetown's last 5 games when playing Syracuse
Georgetown is 9-2-1 ATS in its last 12 games