Can Georgetown hang with Villanova?
No. 3 Villanova looks to make quick work of Georgetown when the two meet up today at Noon ET in the Big East Tournament.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Villanova is favored in this game, as the Wildcats are getting odds of -12 points against Georgetown. The over/under total for the game has yet to be set. These two meet in the quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament and the game will be held from Madison Square Garden in New York.
Villanova is 27-4 overall, 16-2 in the Big East, 2-1 on a neutral floor and 14-15-1 against the spread. Georgetown is 15-17 overall, 8-11 in Big East games, 2-1 on a neutral floor and 16-14 against the spread. Villanova won both meetings with Georgetown this season, but the Hoyas covered the spread in both contests.
Villanova has won its last three, but the Wildcats are just 1-4 against the spread in their last five. Georgetown has lost eight of its last 10, but the Hoyas have covered in three straight, including the 84-71 loss at Villanova. Georgetown has covered the spread in four straight games when there is a double-digit spread. Look for the Hoyas to give the Wildcats some trouble today as well.
BIG EAST TOURNAMENT FREE PICK: GEORGETOWN +12