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Connecticut Huskies take on Hoyas in college basketball test

Connecticut HuskiesGeorgetown Hoyas
Feb 1, 7:00 PM | Verizon Center

Connecticut Huskies vs Georgetown Hoyas Odds


The Georgetown Hoyas will hit the floor running against the visiting Connecticut Huskies Wednesday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.

The Hoyas are 16-4 so far on the season, and 8-7 ATS vs. the number. The Huskies, meanwhile, are 14-6 and 5-10-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Georgetown go 8-7 and the Huskies go 5-11 on the totals.

View Connecticut vs Georgetown Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Huskies listed as 3.5-point underdogs

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 15-ranked Hoyas and the No. 18-rated Huskies in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 77-73 win for the Hoyas on Wednesday.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Georgetown's No. 103-ranked offense, averaging 71.4 PPG, against a Huskies defense that ranks No. 59 at 62.2 PPG. The Hoyas field goal percentage has averaged 47% so far, almost the same as the Huskies marksmen have achieved on the year, 47% per game.

Defensively, Connecticut features the nation's No. 30-rated defense on the road, allowing 62.4 points per game. Georgetown, meanwhile, comes in at No. 173 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Connecticut was a 50-48 loser at home against Notre Dame. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as favorites. Jeremy Lamb scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Huskies to a win (they lost 50-48 to Notre Dame at Gampel Pavilion on Sunday).

Last time out for Georgetown, they were a 72-60 loser as they battled Pittsburgh on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 1-point underdog. Georgetown suffered a 72-60 loss against Pittsburgh on Saturday, getting 14 points from Otto Porter in a losing effort at Petersen Events Center.

Connecticut Huskies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Seton Hall are 8-2
After playing Notre Dame are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

Georgetown Hoyas Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing South Florida are 4-3
After playing Pittsburgh are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6

A few Huskies at Hoyas trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Connecticut's last 5 games on the road
Connecticut is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Connecticut is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Georgetown
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Connecticut's last 6 games when playing on the road against Georgetown
Georgetown is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home
Georgetown is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Georgetown's last 5 games when playing Connecticut
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Georgetown's last 7 games

Next up:
Connecticut home to Seton Hall, Saturday, February 4
Georgetown home to South Florida, Saturday, February 4