Villanova vs. Georgetown Big East Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, March 8, 2023

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Villanova vs. Georgetown Big East Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, March 8, 2023

College Basketball Predictions

The Big East conference tournament continues Wednesday as the No. 6 seed Villanova Wildcats (16-15, 10-10 Big East) face off against the No. 11 seed Georgetown Hoyas (7-24, 2-18 Big East) at Madison Square Garden, starting at 8:00 PM on Fox Sports 1. Villanova is an 11-point favorite to move one step closer to an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket. The matchup has an over/under of 141.

Villanova vs. Georgetown Odds

  • Villanova odds to win: -670
  • Georgetown odds to win: +474
  • Spread: Villanova (-11)
  • Total: 141

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2023
  • Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV: Fox Sports 1
  • Where: New York City, New York
  • Venue: Madison Square Garden

Who Will Win Villanova vs. Georgetown?

Villanova and Georgetown Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

Villanova is 0-5 against the spread when favored by 11 points or more this season.

Georgetown has an 8-3 record against the spread when an underdog by 11 points or more this year.

The two teams average a combined 1.3 fewer points per game (139.7) than this matchup’s total of 141 points.

Villanova and Georgetown have seen its opponents average a combined five more points per game than the point total of 141 set for this game.

The average point total in Villanova’s games this season is 3.6 fewer points than the total of 141 in this matchup.

The average total for Hoyas games this season is 7.3 more points than the point total of 141 in this outing.

So far this season, the Wildcats have compiled a 13-18-0 record against the spread.

The Hoyas are 14-17-0 against the spread this year.

Villanova Stats & Insights

Villanova’s +51 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 1.6 points per game) is a result of scoring 69.5 points per game (234th in college basketball) while giving up 67.9 per contest (115th in college basketball).

Villanova ranks 327th in college basketball at 28.6 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 29.5 its opponents average.

The Wildcats make 8.5 three-pointers per game (62nd in college basketball), while their opponents have made 7.7 on average.

Villanova ranks 78th in college basketball with 97.8 points scored per 100 possessions, and 285th in college basketball defensively with 95.4 points conceded per 100 possessions.

The Wildcats are scoring 70.4 points per game at home. In away games, they are averaging 67.3 points per contest.

Georgetown Stats & Insights

Georgetown puts up 70.2 points per game (212th in college basketball) while giving up 78.1 per outing (350th in college basketball). It has a -243 scoring differential and has been outscored by 7.9 points per game.

The 33.4 rebounds per game Georgetown accumulates rank 84th in the nation. Their opponents pull down 33.7.

Georgetown hits 3.6 fewer threes per game than the opposition, 5.9 (320th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 9.5.

Georgetown ranks 307th in college basketball averaging 88.3 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 336th, allowing 98.2 points per 100 possessions.

At home, the Hoyas score 70.9 points per game. On the road, they average 69.7.

Villanova Key Players to Watch

Eric Dixon leads the Wildcats in scoring and rebounding, tallying 15.7 points and 6.4 boards per game.

Caleb Daniels is Villanova’s best passer, distributing 2.5 assists per game while scoring 14.6 PPG.

The Wildcats get the most three-point shooting production out of Daniels, who makes 2.3 threes per game.

The Villanova steals leader is Cam Whitmore, who averages 1.5 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Dixon, who compiles 0.6 rejections per contest.

Georgetown Key Players to Watch

The Hoyas’ Amir “Primo” Spears puts up enough points (15.9 per game) and assists (5.2 per game) to sit atop the team’s leaderboards.

Qudus Wahab grabs 7.4 rebounds per game (he also scores 9.9 points per game and adds 0.5 assists per game) which puts him at the top of the Georgetown rebounding leaderboard.

Brandon Murray is dependable from deep and leads the Hoyas with 1.3 made threes per game.

Murray (1.5 steals per game) is the steal leader for Georgetown while Akok Akok (two blocks per game) is the block leader.

Villanova vs. Georgetown Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    Georgetown (+11)

  • Pick OU:

    Over (141)

  • Prediction:
    Villanova 77, Georgetown 66
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