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Georgetown Hoyas vs Marquette Golden Prediction 12/22/2023

The Georgetown Hoyas (7-5) travel to face off against the Marquette Golden Eagles (9-3) on Friday, December 22nd. This game will be played at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee and televised on FS1. Both Georgetown and Marquette will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:00 ET.

Georgetown Hoyas vs Marquette Golden Eagles

The Georgetown Hoyas Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Georgetown enters their 13th game of the season with a 7-5 record. In road games, the Hoyas are 0-2 while they are 5-2 at home. Georgetown’s ATS record is currently sitting at 4-5, which is below .500. Over their last five games, the team has gone 3-2 vs. the spread.

Georgetown comes in with an over/under record of 5-4-0 through 12 games, with their games averaging a combined 150.3 points per game so far. When assessing the Hoyas’ performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 1-2, with their games averaging 134 points per game.

The Marquette Golden Eagles Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Marquette has a 9-3 record this season, and this will be their 13th game. In their previous ten home games, including last year, they have an 8-2 record. As Marquette prepares to face Georgetown, their ATS record stands at 4-4-1. However, in their previous five games, the team is just 1-4 vs. the spread.

Marquette’s games have, on average, featured 144.3 points per game leading to an over/under record of 3-6-0. Their average over/under line is currently 147.8 points so far. When looking at the Golden Eagles’ last three games, their over/under record is 1-2, with their games averaging 143 points per game.

Georgetown Offense Breakdown

Most recently, the Georgetown offense finished with just 64 points vs. Butler. For the game, they hit 7/22 three-point attempts and a field goal percentage of 38.7%. One area that the Georgetown offense has been good this season is getting to the line. Currently, they are 43rd in free-throw attempts per contest. Overall, they have a field goal percentage of 43%.

Dontrez Styles (G) 15.5 6.3 1.0
Jayden Epps (G) 18.2 2.2 4.2
Supreme Cook (F) 10.7 8.5 0.3

Marquette Offense Breakdown

In contrast to their season average of 78.2 points per game, the Marquette had a below average performance. They scored 57 points against Providence and had a field goal percentage of 32.1%. Leading the team in scoring is Tyler Kolek, who is averaging 15.5 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Kam Jones also maintains a PPG average of 15.4 heading into game.

Tyler Kolek (G) 15.5 5.3 5.8
Kam Jones (G) 15.4 2.9 2.2
Oso Ighodaro (F) 13.5 6.3 2.2

Georgetown Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Georgetown defense is giving up an average of 71.7 points per contest. In today’s game, the Georgetown defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 4 three-pointers while giving up 74 points.

Marquette Team Defense

Currently, the Golden Eagles’ defense holds the 91st rank in the nation, allowing 67.2 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.6 threes per game vs. Georgetown. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 32.1%.

Hoyas vs Golden Eagles Trends

  • Through their last ten road games, Georgetown has an ATS record of just 7-3. However, their overall record was 2-8 while averaging 65 points per game.
  • The Golden Eagles are 3-2 ATS in their last home games and 3-2 straight-up.
  • Looking back on the team’s last five games as the underdog, the Hoyas have a straight up record of 1-4. Their record vs the spread in these games was 3-2.
  • Across their last three matchups as the betting favorite, the Golden Eagles have an overall record of 2-1 while going 0-3 against the spread.

Hoyas vs Golden Eagles Prediction

When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this Golden Eagles vs. Golden Eagles game, our recommendation is to take the Golden Eagles at -18.5. Despite our model showing the Golden Eagles winning 74-68, we like Hoyas as our point-spread pick.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 150.5, and our model projects the Hoyas and Golden Eagles to reach a combined total of 142 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

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