Marquette vs. Georgetown Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed Marquette as a 5-point favorite over Georgetown, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 121.5 points. The Golden Eagles head into tonight’s contest with a 17-5 overall record and are 8-2 in the Big East this season, while the Hoyas are 17-4 overall and 7-3 in conference play.
LINE MOVEMENT: Georgetown opened as 3.5-point favorites but the spread has climbed to 5 at most online sports books. As for the total, it’s gone from 122 down to 121.5 or even 121 at some sports books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 51% of college basketball public bettors currently favor . This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NCAA FREE PICK: Take Marquette. According to the latest college basketball trends, The Marquette Golden Eagles are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games following an ATS loss, 8-3 ATS in their last 11 Monday games, 12-5 ATS in their last 17 road games and are 19-9 ATS in their last 28 vs. Big East.
Marquette (17-5 SU, 9-9 ATS) has won two straight and four of their last five. They beat Depaul, 89-78 giving 14 on Saturday. They take on a Georgetown (17-4 SU, 10-7 ATS) team led by Otto Porter, who is averaging 18.3 points in his last eight games. The Hoyas won five straight including a 69-63 road win over Rutgers giving 4.5 on the road on Saturday. The Golden Eagles travel to the Verizon Center in Washington D.C. to take on the Hoyas at 7pmET. Georgetown has won seven of the last eight, but it is still one game behind first-place Marquette. Marquette edged Georgetown 49-48 back on Jan. 5 and has won four of five after taking down DePaul on Saturday. In the first meeting with the Hoyas, Marquette built up a 34-25 advantage on the glass to pull out the slim victory. Expect them to rule the boards and pull out another slim victory again.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL FREE PICK: MARQUETTE GOLDEN EAGLES -5