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Villanova favored by -5 against Georgetown on Monday

Villanova Wildcats Georgetown Hoyas
17-2 January 27, 2014, 09:00 | Verizon Center 11-8



Verizon Center features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Georgetown Hoyas and the visiting Villanova Wildcats in college hoops action on Monday.

Supporters of the Wildcats have watched them go 17-2 and 13-4 ATS on the year, while the Hoyas are at 11-8 and 7-11 ATS. In totals betting, the Hoyas are 11-7, while the Wildcats have a 13-4 mark.

View Villanova Wildcats vs Georgetown Hoyas Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to side with Georgetown in this one found them as 5-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 197-rated Hoyas and the No. 16-ranked Wildcats, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

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Villanova was a 94-85 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Marquette. They covered the 2.5-point spread as favorites. James Bell poured in a team-high 30 points for Villanova on Saturday, as they defeated Marquette 94-85 at Bradley Center.

In their last action, Georgetown was a 76-63 loser on the road against Creighton. They failed to cover the 12-point spread as underdogs. Georgetown suffered a 76-63 loss against Creighton on Saturday, getting 21 points from Markel Starks in a losing effort at CenturyLink Center.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Georgetown's No. 161-rated squad against Villanova's No. 38-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Georgetown rates No. 176 in the country with 5.58 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 7 nationally with 9 per match.

A few Wildcats at Hoyas trends to consider:
Villanova is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Villanova is 17-2 SU in its last 19 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Villanova's last 5 games
Villanova is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Georgetown is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Georgetown is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Georgetown is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Georgetown is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home


Next up:
Villanova at Temple, Saturday, February 1st
Georgetown at Michigan State, Saturday, February 1st