Tennessee Volunteers visit Georgetown Hoyas in college basketball clash
Tennessee Volunteers vs Georgetown Hoyas Odds
Tennessee pays a visit to Georgetown on Friday, hoping to send the Hoyas to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Verizon Center.
The Hoyas sit at 4-1 (1-2 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Volunteers are currently 4-1 (2-2 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Georgetown is 2-1 OU, and Tennessee is 2-1 OU.
Bettors looking to side with Georgetown in this one found them as 6-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Hoyas - Volunteers odds would favor the Hoyas if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Georgetown is rated No. 180 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Tennessee is at No. 262. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 75-74 win for the Volunteers.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Georgetown's No. 146-ranked offense, averaging 70.2 PPG, against a Volunteers defense that ranks No. 117 at 63.2 PPG. The Hoyas field goal percentage has averaged 50.4% so far, more than the Volunteers marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.5% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Tennessee owns the country's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 0 points per game on the highway. Georgetown, on the other hand, rates No. 215 in scoring at home.
Tennessee was a 77-50 winner in their most recent outing at home against Oakland. They covered the 11-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Volunteers and Grizzlies didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Oakland was handed a 77-50 defeat on Monday at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Georgetown was a 72-50 winner in its last match at home against Mount St. Mary's. The battle between the Hoyas and Mountaineers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Mount St. Mary's was handed a 72-50 defeat on Saturday at Verizon Center.
Tennessee Volunteers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Virginia are 2-0
After playing Oakland are 0-2
After a win are 6-4
Georgetown Hoyas Trends:
When playing on Friday are 10-0
After playing Mount St. Mary's are 2-0
After a win are 4-6
A few Volunteers at Hoyas trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 18 of Tennessee's last 25 games on the road
Tennessee is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Georgetown is 21-3 SU in its last 24 games at home
Georgetown is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Tennessee at Virginia, Wednesday, December 5
Georgetown home to Texas, Tuesday, December 4