Betting on today's Hoyas and Golden Eagles game? Catch the action at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, WI, as the Golden Eagles hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on FS1. This Big East conference matchup has an over/under of 150.5 points, and the Golden Eagles are favored to win at home vs. the Hoyas.

GEORGETOWN HOYAS VS MARQUETTE GOLDEN EAGLES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Georgetown Hoyas +17

This game will be played at Fiserv Forum at 7:00 ET on Friday, December 22nd.

WHY BET THE GEORGETOWN HOYAS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-69 in favor of the Golden Eagles.
  • Even though we have Marquette winning straight-up, we like Georgetown at +17.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 150.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Do the Hoyas Have What it Takes on the Road?

The Hoyas, who are currently 7-5, will face today's opponent following a loss to Butler (74-64). In road games, the Hoyas are 0-2, while they are 5-2 at home. Georgetown has a sub-.500 ATS record, sitting at 4-5. In their previous five games, the team is 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 analyzing the Hoyas' last five games, they have produced a combined average of 143 points per game and an over/under record of 2-3.

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%. Offensively, the Hoyas hold a season-long field goal percentage of 43%, placing them 209th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 49th in terms of percentage and 46th in three-pointers made.

So far, the Hoyas' defense is ranked 166th in the country at 71.7 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Georgetown's defense has allowed opponents to shoot 44.4% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 31.4% this season.

Can Marquette Lock in a Home Win?

Marquette, who has a 9-3 record overall, has gone 8-2 in their last ten home games, which includes games from last year. As of today's game, Marquette has a 4-4-1 record against the spread. However, in their last five games, the team is just 1-4 vs. the spread.

Up to this point, games involving Marquette have had an average of 144.3 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 147.8 points. Their over/under record is 3-6-0. The Golden Eagles have an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 143 points per game.

The Marquette offense is coming off a game where they scored 57 points against Providence. They posted a field goal percentage of 32.1% and connected on 4 threes. Offensively, the Golden Eagles have a season long field goal percentage of 47%, which is 129th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 324th in percentage and 146th in three-pointers made.

At present, the Golden Eagles' defense is nationally ranked 94th, allowing 67.2 points per game. So far, the Marquette defense is giving up an average of 8.9 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10.3 times per game (331st).