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Memphis Tigers visit Georgetown Hoyas in NCAAB hoops battle

Memphis TigersGeorgetown Hoyas
Dec 22, 7:00 PM | Verizon Center

Memphis Tigers vs Georgetown Hoyas Odds


College hoops betting interest focuses on the Georgetown vs Memphis battle Thursday at Verizon Center as the Hoyas look to defend home court and cover the NCAAB point spread.

This season, the Hoyas are 9-1 overall and 5-0 ATS ATS, while the Tigers are 6-4 and 3-4-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Georgetown boasts a 2-3 on the OU, and Memphis is 6-1-1.

View Memphis vs Georgetown Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Tigers are listed as 5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Hoyas at No. 34 and the Tigers at No. 56 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 93-80 result in favor of the Hoyas.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Georgetown has the nation's No. 41-rated offensive output, at 77.6 PPG. The visiting Tigers defense ranks No. 306 allowing on average 74.7 PPG. The Hoyas FG% has averaged 49.2% so far, more than the Tigers marksmen have achieved on the year, 48.7% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Memphis owns the country's No. 319-rated mark, allowing 82 points per game on the highway. Georgetown, on the other hand, rates No. 76 in scoring at home.

Memphis was an 85-75 winner in their most recent outing at home against Lipscomb. Adonis Thomas scored 18 points leading the Tigers to an 85-75 victory over Lipscomb at FedExForum on Monday.

Georgetown was an 81-55 winner in their most recent outing at home against American. The battle between the Hoyas and Eagles didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as American was handed an 81-55 defeat on Saturday at Verizon Center.

Memphis Tigers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 10-0
After playing Lipscomb are 1-0
After a win are 5-5

Georgetown Hoyas Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Louisville are 6-2
After playing American are 3-0
After a win are 7-3

A few Tigers at Hoyas trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Memphis'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
Georgetown is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Memphis

Next up:
Memphis home to Robert Morris, Thursday, December 29
Georgetown at Louisville, Wednesday, December 28