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Syracuse Orange vs Georgetown Hoyas Betting Matchup Report

Georgetown HoyasSyracuse Orange
Feb 23, 4:00 PM | Carrier Dome

Georgetown Hoyas vs Syracuse Orange Odds

20-4TEAM RECORD22-4

Syracuse looks to cover the Orange-Hoyas pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 22-4 mark when they host Georgetown in college basketball wagering action.

Syracuse will face the 20-4 Hoyas, who own a 13-7 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Orange are 10-11 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Hoyas are 10-10 favoring the OVER.

View Georgetown vs Syracuse Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Syracuse opened as 7-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Orange at No. 2 and the Hoyas at No. 58 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 80-73 result in favor of the Orange.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Hoyas is ranked No. 243 in NCAA hoops at 33.2 per game. Contrast that with Syracuse’s No. 12 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Syracuse is the No. 192-ranked team in the country at 6 per game, while Georgetown rates No. 238 at 5.5 per game.

Defensively, Georgetown features the nation's No. 2-rated defense on the road, allowing 54.3 points per game. Syracuse, meanwhile, comes in at No. 34 nationally in scoring at home.

Georgetown won its last outing, a 90-66 result against DePaul on February 20. They covered in that game as a 13-point favorite. Georgetown cruised to victory on Wednesday, running DePaul out of the gym and running up a 90-66 score at Verizon Center.

Syracuse was an 84-59 winner in its last match at home against Providence. They covered the 12-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Orange and Friars didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Providence was handed an 84-59 defeat on Wednesday at Carrier Dome.

Georgetown Hoyas Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Connecticut are 4-6
After playing DePaul are 6-4
After a win are 8-2

Syracuse Orange Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Marquette are 5-2
After playing Providence are 9-1
After a win are 8-2

A few Hoyas at Orange trends to consider:
Georgetown is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Georgetown's last 6 games on the road
Georgetown is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Syracuse
Syracuse is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Syracuse is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games
Syracuse is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Georgetown
Syracuse is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games when playing Georgetown

Next up:
Georgetown at Connecticut, Wednesday, February 27
Syracuse at Marquette, Monday, February 25