Hoyas favored, Louisville victory predicted

The Georgetown Hoyas host Louisville on Monday, looking to build on their 16-5 mark against the 17-4 Cardinals and hoping the scores predictor engine which has them losing this game is wrong.

The Hoyas bring a 16-5 record (12-7 ATS) to this tilt against the 17-4 Cardinals, who are 9-6 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Georgetown go 9-8-1 so far and the Cardinals go 7-7.

View Louisville vs Georgetown Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Hoyas in this one, they're listed as 4.5-point favorites on the NCAAB betting menu for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Hoyas - Cardinals odds would favor the Cardinals if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Georgetown is rated No. 32 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Louisville is at No. 33. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 85-81 win for the Cardinals.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Cardinals rank No. 88 in NCAA Division 1 with 36.9 per game. That compares with Georgetown’s No. 226 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Georgetown is college basketball's No. 74-ranked team at 7.4 per game, while the Cardinals rate No. 10 with 9.1 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Louisville owns the country's No. 313-rated mark, allowing 79.4 points per game on the highway. Georgetown, on the other hand, rates No. 83 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Louisville, they were a 79-78 Sportsbook as they battled Connecticut on the road. They covered in the match as a 5-point underdog. The Cardinals grabbed a 79-78 win over the Huskies on Saturday, behind a 19-point effort from Peyton Siva at Gampel Pavilion.

Last time out for Georgetown, they were a 69-66 Sportsbook as they battled Villanova on the road. They covered in the match as a 4.5-point underdog. Austin Freeman went off for 30 points and added 4 rebounds for good measure, leading Georgetown to a 69-66 win over Villanova on Saturday at Villanova Pavilion.

Louisville Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing DePaul are 5-5
After playing Connecticut are 6-3
After a win are 6-4

Georgetown Hoyas Trends:
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing Providence are 6-4
After playing Villanova are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

A few Cardinals at Hoyas trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Louisville's last 5 games on the road
Georgetown is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games at home
Georgetown is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Georgetown's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Georgetown's last 7 games at home

Next up:
Louisville home to DePaul, Saturday, February 5
Georgetown home to Providence, Saturday, February 5