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NCAAB: Syracuse Orange vs. Georgetown Hoyas Prediction 12/9/2023

The Syracuse Orange (6-3) travel to face off against the Georgetown Hoyas (5-3) on Saturday, December 9th. This game will be played at Capital One Arena in Washington and televised on FOX. Both Syracuse and Georgetown will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip-off is scheduled for 11:30 ET.

Syracuse Orange vs Georgetown Hoyas

The Syracuse Orange Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Syracuse is preparing for their 10th game of the season, bringing with them a 6-3 record. In their last five road games, which includes games from last year, Syracuse has gone 1-4. Syracuse’s current record vs. the spread heading into today’s game is 2-6. However, in their last five games, they have a 3-2 record vs. the spread.

So far, Syracuse’s games have averaged 147.6 points per game with the average over/under line being 148.3 points. The Orange have an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 144 points per game.

The Georgetown Hoyas Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Today, Georgetown will face Syracuse in their 9th game of the season. So far, Georgetown has a 5-3 record. On the road, the Hoyas have a 0-1 record, while they are 5-2 at home. Georgetown has a sub-.500 ATS record at 3-5. Over their last five games, the team is 2-3 vs. the spread.

Georgetown’s games have, on average, featured 151.9 points per game leading to an over/under record of 5-3-0. Their average over/under line is currently 143 points so far. The Hoyas’ last five games have finished with a combined 159 points per game and an over/under record of 4-1.

Syracuse Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, Syracuse offense put up 62 points against Virginia. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 40.7% and made 5 threes. Judah Mintz is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 19.6 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Chris Bell brings a PPG average of 14 into the game.

Judah Mintz (G) 19.6 3.0 3.6
Chris Bell (F) 14.0 2.3 0.7
J.J. Starling (G) 11.4 4.6 3.6

Georgetown Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, Georgetown offense put up 83 points against TCU. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 45.3% and made 12 threes. Jayden Epps is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 19.1. Meanwhile, Dontrez Styles also brings a PPG average of 16.4 into the game.

Jayden Epps (G) 19.1 2.4 4.5
Dontrez Styles (G) 16.4 6.9 0.8
Supreme Cook (F) 10.9 8.1 0.4

Syracuse Team Defense

Currently, the Orange’s defense holds the 137th rank in the nation, allowing 71.1 points per game. In their previous game vs. Virginia, the Cavaliers finished with a field goal percentage of 54% and a total of 84 points vs. Syracuse.

Georgetown Team Defense

The Hoyas’ defense is presently ranked 162nd nationally, allowing an average of 72.9 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.2 threes per game vs. Syracuse. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 28.6%.

Orange vs Hoyas Trends

  • In their last three games away from home, the Orange have a straight up record of 1-2 while going 1-2 vs. the spread. The team averaged 74 points per game in this stretch.
  • Through their last ten home contests, the Hoyas offense has averaged 66 points per game while allowing an average of 80. Georgetown posted an overall record of 1-9 while going 6-4 ATS.
  • Going back to their last three games as the underdog, the Hoyas have a straight up record of 0-3. But, their mark vs the spread was just 1-2.
  • In their last three games as the betting favorite, the Orange have a strong straight up record of 3-0. In addition, their ATS record was 3-0 in these scenarios.

Orange vs Hoyas Prediction

Coming in as the underdogs at +1.5, we have the Hoyas as the way to go on the point spread. Not only do we have them covering, but our projections show they have a good one of winning this one straight-up, if you’re looking for a higher payout on the moneyline.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 154.5, and our model predicts the Orange and Hoyas to score a combined 142 points. We recommend betting on the under.

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