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West Virginia Mountaineers vs Georgetown Hoyas Betting Preview

Georgetown HoyasWest Virginia Mountaineers
Jan 7, 12:00 PM | WVU Colliseum

Georgetown Hoyas vs West Virginia Mountaineers Odds


The West Virginia Mountaineers will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Hoyas at WVU Colliseum in NCAAB action.

The Mountaineers sport records of 11-4 and 8-4 ATS heading into this battle, while the Hoyas have 13-1 and 7-2 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 7-5 for the Mountaineers and 4-5 for the Hoyas.

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Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Mountaineers installed as 2-point favorites in this particular matchup

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 36-rated Mountaineers and the No. 9-ranked Hoyas, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 85-78 result in favor of the Hoyas.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Hoyas rank No. 108 in NCAA Division 1 with 36.5 per game. That compares with West Virginia’s No. 61 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where West Virginia is college basketball's No. 181-ranked team at 6.2 per game, while the Hoyas rate No. 145 with 6.5 per game.

Defensively, Georgetown features the nation's No. 113-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.8 points per game. West Virginia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 79 nationally in scoring at home.

Georgetown won its last outing, a 73-70 result against Marquette on January 4. They failed to cover in that game as a 4.5-point favorite. Jason Clark scored 26 points for Georgetown on Wednesday, leading the Hoyas to a 73-70 win over Marquette at Verizon Center.

In their last action, West Virginia was an 85-64 winner on the road against Rutgers. They covered the 3–point spread as favorites. The battle between the Mountaineers and Scarlet Knights didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Rutgers was handed an 85-64 defeat on Wednesday at Louis Brown Athletic Center.

Georgetown Hoyas Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Cincinnati are 6-3
After playing Marquette are 4-5
After a win are 10-0

West Virginia Mountaineers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Connecticut are 7-3
After playing Rutgers are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

A few Hoyas at Mountaineers trends to consider:
Georgetown is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Georgetown is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against West Virginia
Georgetown is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against West Virginia
West Virginia is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of West Virginia's last 5 games
West Virginia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Georgetown
West Virginia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Georgetown

Next up:
Georgetown home to Cincinnati, Monday, January 9
West Virginia at Connecticut, Monday, January 9