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NCAA hoops odds preview - Georgetown vs. Pittsburgh

Georgetown HoyasPittsburgh Panthers
Jan 28, 4:00 PM | Petersen Events Center

Georgetown Hoyas vs Pittsburgh Panthers Odds


The Pittsburgh Panthers will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Georgetown Hoyas at Petersen Events Center on Saturday in NCAAB play.

The Hoyas will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 8-6 ATS against the number this season, while the Panthers are 6-10 ATS. Georgetown is 7-7 on the totals; Pittsburgh is 7-9.

View Georgetown vs Pittsburgh Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Panthers in this one, they're listed as 1-point favorites on the NCAAB betting menu for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Panthers rated this week at No. 64 and the Hoyas sitting at No. 13. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 80-72 result in favor of the Hoyas.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Pittsburgh's No. 114-ranked offense, averaging 71.4 PPG, against a Hoyas defense that ranks No. 23 at 59.4 PPG. The Panthers field goal percentage has averaged 46% so far, less than the Hoyas marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.3% per game.

Defensively, Georgetown features the nation's No. 106-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.1 points per game. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, comes in at No. 143 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Georgetown was a 52-50 winner at home against Rutgers. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as favorites. Georgetown got 12 points from Henry Sims en route to a 52-50 victory over Rutgers on Saturday at Verizon Center.

In their last action, Pittsburgh was an 86-74 winner at home against Providence. They covered the 10-point spread as favorites. Ashton Gibbs scored 22 points leading the Panthers to an 86-74 victory over Providence at Petersen Events Center on Wednesday.

Georgetown Hoyas Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Connecticut are 5-5
After playing Rutgers are 6-4
After a win are 9-1

Pittsburgh Panthers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing West Virginia are 6-4
After playing Providence are 5-5
After a win are 8-2

A few Hoyas at Panthers trends to consider:
Georgetown is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Georgetown's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Georgetown's last 6 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
Georgetown is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Georgetown
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games when playing Georgetown
Pittsburgh is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing at home against Georgetown

Next up:
Georgetown home to Connecticut, Wednesday, February 1
Pittsburgh at West Virginia, Monday, January 30