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Georgetown favored by 5 against Marquette on Wednesday

Marquette Golden EaglesGeorgetown Hoyas
Jan 4, 7:00 PM | Verizon Center

Marquette Golden Eagles vs Georgetown Hoyas Odds


Georgetown will look to improve on its 12-1 record on Wednesday when they host Marquette in NCAAB odds action at Verizon Center.

The Golden Eagles will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 3-7-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Hoyas are 7-1 ATS. Marquette is 6-5 on the totals; Georgetown is 3-5.

View Marquette vs Georgetown Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Georgetown opened as 5-point favorites in this College Basketball tilt.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Hoyas sit at No. 9 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Golden Eagles sit at No. 38 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Hoyas will win this game 86-84.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Georgetown's No. 76 nationally ranked offense (74.3 points per game) against a Golden Eagles defense that sits as the No. 103 at 63.5 PPG. The Hoyas have been averaging 47.2% from the field, more than the Golden Eagles have managed so far this season (46.3% on average).

Defensively, Marquette features the nation's No. 27-rated defense on the road, allowing 60.5 points per game. Georgetown, meanwhile, comes in at No. 137 nationally in scoring at home.

Marquette was an 81-77 winner in their most recent outing at home against Villanova. They failed to cover the 10.5–point spread as favorites. Marquette earned an 81-77 victory over Villanova on Sunday, getting 24 points from Darius Johnson-Odom at Bradley Center.

Georgetown won its last outing, a 49-40 result against Providence on December 31. They failed to cover in that game as a 13.5-point favorite. Georgetown got 16 points from Jason Clark en route to a 49-40 victory over Providence on Saturday at Verizon Center.

Marquette Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Syracuse are 2-4
After playing Villanova are 6-4
After a win are 8-2

Georgetown Hoyas Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing West Virginia are 7-3
After playing Providence are 7-3
After a win are 9-1

A few Golden Eagles at Hoyas trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Marquette's last 5 games on the road
Georgetown is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Georgetown is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Georgetown's last 7 games when playing Marquette

Next up:
Marquette at Syracuse, Saturday, January 7
Georgetown at West Virginia, Saturday, January 7