UConn vs Georgetown Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Tuesday, December 20, 2022

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The UConn Huskies (12-0, 1-0 Big East) will host the Georgetown Hoyas (5-7, 0-1 Big East) after victories in eight home games in a row. It tips at 6:30 PM ET on Tuesday, December 20, 2022.

Tuesday’s matchup between the Huskies and the Hoyas features the Huskies as colossal 21-point favorites. The game has a point total of 149.

UConn vs. Georgetown Odds

Point Spread for UConn vs. Georgetown

The spread for this matchup is set at 21 points, with sportsbooks listing UConn as the favorite.

UConn vs. Georgetown Moneyline

As for the moneyline, UConn has -5060 odds to pick up the win, while Georgetown is listed at +1500 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 149 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Tuesday, December 20, 2022
  • Game Time: 6:30 PM ET
  • Location: Storrs, Connecticut
  • Arena: Harry A. Gampel Pavilion

UConn vs. Georgetown Betting Trends

UConn has 10 wins against the spread in 11 games this season. The Huskies have yet to lose any of the eight games they have been chosen as the favorite in this season. UConn’s games this year have hit the over on seven of 12 set point totals.

In Georgetown’s 12 games this year, it has four wins against the spread. The Hoyas have lost all four of the games they have been the underdog on the moneyline this season. Georgetown’s games this season have hit the over on eight of 12 set point totals (66.7%).

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UConn vs. Georgetown Key Players to Watch

UConn

Adama Sanogo paces the Huskies with 19.0 points per contest and 7.3 rebounds, while also posting 1.3 assists. Donovan Clingan is putting up 9.9 points, 0.3 assists and 7.1 rebounds per game. Tristen Newton averages 9.6 points, 4.7 rebounds and 4.3 assists per contest. At the other end, he posts 1.3 steals and 0.3 blocked shots. Jordan Hawkins averages 14.2 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game, shooting 42.2% from the field and 42.5% from beyond the arc with 3.1 made 3-pointers per contest.

Georgetown

The Hoyas get 15.1 points, 3.6 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game from Brandon Murray. Qudus Wahab is the Hoyas’ top rebounder (7.7 per game), and he puts up 10.8 points and 0.1 assists. Akok Akok is putting up 6.8 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game, making 45.1% of his shots from the field.

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What you need to know about the UConn Huskies

UConn compiled an 8-12-1 ATS record in conference games last year. When it comes to points, the Huskies are thriving on both offense and defense, as they rank 16th-best in college basketball in points scored (83.6 per game) and 10th-best in points allowed (57.4 per contest). In terms of rebounding, everything is clicking for UConn, who is pulling down 37.7 rebounds per game (18th-best in college basketball) and allowing 25.8 rebounds per contest (fifth-best).

So far this year, UConn is draining 9.6 threes per game (29th-ranked in college basketball) and is shooting 37.3% (61st-ranked) from beyond the arc. The Huskies are playing well in terms of defending against three-pointers, as they rank best in college basketball in treys allowed (3.7 per game) and 12th-best in three-point percentage allowed (27.0%).

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What you need to know about the Georgetown Hoyas

Georgetown won nine conference games against the spread last season, while failing to cover or pushing 11 times. With 75.2 points scored per game and 76.5 points conceded, the Hoyas are 134th in the country offensively and 333rd defensively. In 2022-23, Georgetown is 95th in the nation in rebounds (34.5 per game) and 23rd-worst in rebounds conceded (34.8).

In 2022-23, Georgetown is 292nd in college basketball in 3-point makes (6.2 per game) and 232nd in 3-point percentage (32.9%). Defensively, the Hoyas are 15th-worst in the nation in 3-pointers allowed per game at 9.5. They are 265th in 3-point percentage conceded at 35.0%.

UConn vs. Georgetown Prediction & Pick

Our pick to win this contest is UConn, and we expect that UConn will cover the spread (UConn -21). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 149 points.

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How to bet UConn vs. Georgetown

You can bet on UConn vs. Georgetown at every legal online sportsbook. For more college basketball odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals, check out the latest NCAA lines as well as our guide to the best college basketball betting sites.

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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