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Georgetown Hoyas home to Elon Phoenix in NCAA Basketball betting action

Elon PhoenixGeorgetown Hoyas
5-5December 17, 2013, 07:00 | Verizon Center6-2

College basketball wagering interest will be high on Tuesday when the Phoenix of Elon hit the hard court against the Hoyas of Georgetown.

Georgetown will face the 5-5 Phoenix, who own a 2-5 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Hoyas are 4-3 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Phoenix are 2-4 favoring the OVER.

View Elon Phoenix vs Georgetown Hoyas Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to go with the Hoyas in this one found them listed as -15-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Tuesday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Phoenix was expected to move the line.

The Hoyas - Phoenix odds would favor the Hoyas if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Georgetown is rated No. 46 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Elon is at No. 186.

Last time out for Elon, they were an 80-63 loser as they battled Colorado on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 15-point underdog. Sebastian Koch scored 27 points for Elon on Friday, but the Buffaloes managed an 80-63 victory over the Phoenix at Coors Events Center.

Georgetown was a 61-55 winner in their most recent outing at home against Colgate. They failed to cover the 17-point spread as favorites. Joshua Smith scored 14 points leading the Hoyas to a 61-55 victory over Colgate at Verizon Center on Saturday.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Georgetown's No. 109-ranked offense, averaging 75.5 PPG, against a Phoenix defense that ranks No. 184 at 72.7 PPG. The Hoyas field goal percentage has averaged 48.26% so far, less than the Phoenix marksmen have achieved on the year, 49.18% per game.

A few Phoenix at Hoyas trends to consider:
Elon is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Elon is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Georgetown is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Georgetown is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Elon home to Central Penn College, Thursday, December 19th
Georgetown at Kansas, Saturday, December 21st