The UConn Huskies (17-6, 6-6 Big East) take on the Georgetown Hoyas (6-17, 1-11 Big East) on Saturday at 12:00 PM ET in Big East play.
The Huskies are currently sizable 13.5-point favorites over the Hoyas. The over/under for the game is 147.5.
UConn vs. Georgetown Odds
Point Spread for UConn vs. Georgetown
The spread for this matchup is set at 13.5 points, with oddsmakers listing UConn as the favorite.
UConn vs. Georgetown Moneyline
As for the moneyline, UConn has -1064 odds to pick up the win, while Georgetown is listed at +671 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 147.5 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, February 4, 2023
- Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
- Location: Washington D.C.
- Arena: Capital One Arena
UConn vs. Georgetown Betting Trends
In the UConn’s 22 games this season, it has 13 wins against the spread. The Huskies have won in 13, or 68.4%, of the 19 contests they have been named as odds-on favorites in this year. UConn’s games this year have eclipsed the over/under 65.2% of the time (15 out of 23 games with a set point total).
Georgetown has 10 wins against the spread in 23 games this year. The Hoyas have been the underdog on the moneyline 15 total times this season. They’ve finished 1-14 in those games. Georgetown’s games this year have hit the over on 14 of 23 set point totals (60.9%).
UConn vs. Georgetown Key Players to Watch
Adama Sanogo posts 17.3 points and 7.3 rebounds per game — both team highs. He is also averaging 1.3 assists, shooting 59.5% from the field. Jordan Hawkins is putting up 16.6 points, 1.4 assists and 4.0 rebounds per game. Tristen Newton puts up 10.3 points, 3.8 rebounds and 4.0 assists per contest. At the other end, he delivers 1.0 steal and 0.3 blocked shots. Donovan Clingan is putting up 8.0 points, 0.3 assists and 6.2 rebounds per contest.
The Hoyas get 7.2 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game from Akok Akok. Qudus Wahab is putting up a team-high 7.3 rebounds per game. And he is delivering 10.3 points and 0.2 assists, making 52.2% of his shots from the field. Brandon Murray gives the Hoyas 14.4 points, 3.8 rebounds and 3.4 assists per contest. He also posts 1.3 steals and 0.6 blocked shots.
What you need to know about the UConn Huskies
UConn’s Big East games have hit the over eight out of 12 times this season. So far this season, the Huskies are scoring 79.8 points per game (28th-ranked in college basketball) and giving up 64.9 points per contest (54th-ranked). With 27.3 rebounds allowed per game, UConn is 14th-best in college basketball. It ranks 27th in college basketball by grabbing 35.9 rebounds per contest.
The Huskies are averaging 83.8 points per game this season at home, which is 11.1 more points than they’re averaging in road games (72.7). UConn is sinking 8.9 treys per game (37th-ranked in college basketball). It sports a 35.0% shooting percentage (142nd-ranked) from three-point land. When it comes to defending three-pointers, it’s been a dominant stretch for the Huskies, who are allowing 4.5 threes per game (second-best in college basketball) and a 29.3% shooting percentage from three-point land (15th-best).
The Huskies are 3-7 against the spread and 4-6 overall over their past 10 games. Seven of UConn’s past 10 games have hit the over. UConn has seen a decrease in scoring recently, putting up 74.8 points per game in its last 10 contests, 5.0 points fewer than the 79.8 it has scored this season. UConn’s points-allowed average over its past 10 games (73) is 8.1 more points per game than the team is allowing over the entire season (64.9).
What you need to know about the Georgetown Hoyas
Georgetown has won six games against the spread this year in conference action, while failing to cover six times. Offensively the Hoyas are the 178th-ranked team in the nation (71.5 points per game). Defensively they are 11th-worst (77.6 points conceded per game). With 33.7 rebounds per game and 33.4 rebounds allowed, Georgetown is 89th and 303rd in the country, respectively.
The Hoyas are putting up fewer points at home (71.6 per game) than away (72.4). In 2022-23, Georgetown is 329th in college basketball in 3-point makes (5.7 per game) and 314th in 3-point percentage (31.2%). In 2022-23 the Hoyas are seventh-worst in college basketball in 3-pointers conceded (9.4 per game) and 18th-worst in defensive 3-point percentage (37.6%).
The Hoyas have gone 1-9 in their last 10 contests, with a 5-5 record against the spread in that span. Georgetown has gone over the total in five of its past 10 games. Georgetown is putting up 67 points per contest over its last 10 games, which is 4.5 fewer points than its average for the season (71.5). While the Hoyas are allowing 77.6 points per game in 2022-23, they have been worse over their previous 10 games, allowing 78.3 points per contest.
UConn vs. Georgetown Prediction & Pick
Our pick to win this contest is UConn, and we predict that UConn will cover the spread (UConn -13.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 147.5 points.
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