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Marquette Golden Eagles vs Georgetown Hoyas Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner

Georgetown HoyasMarquette Golden Eagles
Jan 5, 2:00 PM | Bradley Center

Georgetown Hoyas vs Marquette Golden Eagles Odds


The Georgetown Hoyas will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Golden Eagles in Marquette at Bradley Center on Saturday in college basketball action.

Supporters of the Hoyas have watched them go 10-1 and 2-5 ATS on the year, while the Golden Eagles are at 10-3 and 4-5 ATS. In totals betting, the Golden Eagles are 6-3, while the Hoyas have a 3-4 mark.

View Georgetown vs Marquette Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Golden Eagles as 2-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Golden Eagles, most recently No. 92 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Hoyas, who rate No. 165 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 76-73 victory for the Hoyas.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Marquette's No. 106 nationally ranked offense (71.3 points per game) against a Hoyas defense that sits as the No. 10 at 54.7 PPG. The Golden Eagles have been averaging 47.3% from the field, more than the Hoyas have managed so far this season (46.3% on average).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Georgetown owns the country's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 0 points per game on the highway. Marquette, on the other hand, rates No. 131 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Georgetown, they were a 65-48 winner as they battled American at home. Georgetown earned a 65-48 victory over American on Saturday, getting 16 points from Otto Porter Jr. at Verizon Center.

Marquette won its last outing, an 82-76 result against Connecticut on January 1. They covered in that game as a 5-point favorite. Junior Cadougan scored 18 points leading the Golden Eagles to an 82-76 victory over Connecticut at Bradley Center on Tuesday.

Georgetown Hoyas Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After playing American are 4-0
After a win are 8-2

Marquette Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Pittsburgh are 8-2
After playing Connecticut are 6-2
After a win are 6-4

A few Hoyas at Golden Eagles trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Georgetown's last 5 games when playing on the road against Marquette
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Georgetown's last 7 games on the road
Georgetown is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Georgetown is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Marquette
Marquette is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Marquette is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Marquette's last 5 games when playing at home against Georgetown
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Marquette's last 9 games when playing Georgetown

Next up:
Georgetown home to Pittsburgh, Tuesday, January 8
Marquette at Pittsburgh, Saturday, January 12