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Villanova Wildcats vs Georgetown Hoyas Betting Matchup Report

Georgetown HoyasVillanova Wildcats
March 6, 7:00 PM | Villanova Pavilion

Georgetown Hoyas vs Villanova Wildcats Odds

23-4TEAM RECORD18-12

The Villanova Wildcats will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Georgetown Hoyas at Villanova Pavilion on Wednesday in NCAA hoops play.

Supporters of the Hoyas have watched them go 23-4 and 14-8-1 ATS on the year, while the Wildcats are at 18-12 and 18-9 ATS. In totals betting, the Wildcats are 11-15, while the Hoyas have a 11-12 mark.

View Georgetown vs Villanova Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with Villanova in this one found them as 1-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Wildcats, most recently No. 67 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Hoyas, who rate No. 56 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 73-67 victory for the Hoyas.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Villanova's No. 153-ranked offense, averaging 68.3 PPG, against a Hoyas defense that ranks No. 10 at 56.3 PPG. The Wildcats field goal percentage has averaged 41.5% so far, less than the Hoyas marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.1% per game.

Defensively, Georgetown features the nation's No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 56.2 points per game. Villanova, meanwhile, comes in at No. 225 nationally in scoring at home.

Georgetown was a 64-51 winner in their most recent outing at home against Rutgers. They failed to cover the 13.5-point spread as favorites. The Hoyas got a terrific 28-point effort from Otto Porter Jr. as Georgetown defeated Rutgers 64-51 on Saturday at Verizon Center.

Last time out for Villanova, they were a 73-64 loser as they battled Pittsburgh on the road. They covered in the match as a 9.5-point underdog. Ryan Arcidiacono scored 23 points in a futile effort to lead the Wildcats to a win (they lost 73-64 to Pittsburgh at Petersen Events Center on Sunday).

Georgetown Hoyas Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Syracuse are 7-3
After playing Rutgers are 6-4
After a win are 10-0

Villanova Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
After playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

A few Hoyas at Wildcats trends to consider:
Georgetown is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Georgetown is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Georgetown is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Villanova
Villanova is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Villanova's last 10 games when playing Georgetown
Villanova is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing at home against Georgetown
Villanova is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Georgetown

Next up:
Georgetown home to Syracuse, Saturday, March 9