Georgetown hosts No. 20 Providence: Betting Trends, Analysis and Prediction (2/26/2023)
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- Feb 26, 2023, 3:05:16 AM
The Georgetown Hoyas will host the No. 20 Providence Friars on Sunday, February 26, at 12:30 p.m. EST. Despite the Friars' higher ranking and better record, the Hoyas are playing on their home court and hope to secure an upset win.
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Here's what you need to know before placing a bet on this game:
Analysis: Georgetown Hoyas
The Georgetown Hoyas come into the game with a 7-22 record, including a 2-16 record in Big East play. Despite their poor record, the Hoyas have been improving lately, winning two of their last five games.
Georgetown is led by Amir "Primo" Spears, who averages 15.4 points and 5.3 assists per game. Brandon Murray has been a consistent scorer for the Hoyas, averaging 12.1 points and 3.8 rebounds over his last ten games.
The Hoyas are 5-11 on their home court, which could give them a boost against Providence. However, Georgetown has struggled in games decided by more than 10 points, losing 14 out of 16.
Analysis: Providence Friars
The No. 20 Providence Friars have a 20-8 record this season, including a 12-5 record in Big East play. Providence is coming off a win against Seton Hall and has won six of their last ten games.
Bryce Hopkins is the Friars' top scorer, averaging 17.7 points per game over his last ten games. Jared Bynum is another key player, averaging 9.5 points and 4.4 assists per game.
Providence ranks fifth in the Big East in 3-point shooting percentage, at 35.1%. The Friars will look to take advantage of their perimeter shooting against Georgetown.
Here are some betting trends to consider before placing a wager on the game:
- Providence is 5-1 against the spread in its last six games.
- Georgetown is 1-5 against the spread in its last six home games.
- The total has gone over in four of Georgetown's last five games.
- The total has gone over in six of Providence's last seven games.
Public Betting Data
The public is heavily favoring Providence in this game. As of writing, 81% of bets are on the Friars to cover the spread, while 70% are on the game to go over the total.
Despite Georgetown's recent improvement and home-court advantage, we predict that Providence will win and cover the spread. The Friars have been playing well recently, winning six of their last ten games. Additionally, Providence is a strong shooting team, and Georgetown has struggled to cover the spread at home this season.
Pick: Providence Friars -8