The Syracuse Orange will try to pay off for their supporters and betting fans on Saturday when they play host to the Georgetown University Hoyas at Carrier Dome in NCAA basketball odds action.
Sportsbook Odds & Computer Pick
Betting fans looking to side with the Syracuse Orange to cover the point spread in this one found them as -8-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Sportsbook before gametime.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The 6-3 and 1-3 ATS Syracuse Orange will face the 6-4 Georgetown University Hoyas, who own a 2-6 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Syracuse Orange are 1-3 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Georgetown University Hoyas are 3-5.
This game puts the Syracuse Orange, most recently No. 52 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Georgetown University Hoyas, who rate No. 169 in the latest survey.
Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Syracuse's No. 124-ranked scoring average of 75.67 PPG, against a Georgetown University Hoyas defense rated No. 145 and allowing 71.3 PPG. The Syracuse Orange FG% has averaged 45.83% to date this season, less than the Georgetown University Hoyas shooters have managed so far (46.93% per game).
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Hoyas got 24 points from L.J. Peak as Georgetown University ran past La Salle 93-78 on Saturday at AmericanAirlines Arena.
Syracuse cruised to victory on Saturday, running Boston University out of the gym and running up a 99-77 score at Carrier Dome.
Next Betting Matchups
Georgetown University home to UNC Greensboro, Thursday, December 22nd
Syracuse at Eastern Michigan, Monday, December 19th