Don't miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Friars and Hoyas. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on FS1, and it's hosted by the Hoyas at Capital One Arena in Washington, DC. Get ready to place your bets! Providence is favored by -7.5 in this Big East conference matchup the against Georgetown. The over/under for the game is set at 149 points.

PROVIDENCE FRIARS VS GEORGETOWN HOYAS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Georgetown Hoyas +7.5

This game will be played at Capital One Arena at 7:00 ET on Tuesday, March 5th.

WHY BET THE GEORGETOWN HOYAS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Hoyas.
  • Not only will Georgetown pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +7.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 149 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Are the Friars Ready for a Road Win?

Providence heads into today's game against Georgetown as 7.5-point favorites. On the season, the Friars have gone 13-4 when favored, compared to 5-7 when they are the underdog.

So far, Providence has gone 4-7 on the road, and they have gone 3-7 in their last 10 games away from home.

As the favorite this season, Providence has gone 8-9 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, they have a record of 4-6 ATS. On the road, the Friars are 8-3 vs. the spread this year and their last 3 road ATS record is 2-1.

Providence's over/under record for the season is 13-16 and today's line of 149 is higher than the average OU line in their games (141.8). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 148 points and their OU record over their last 10 games is 7-3.

Most recently, the Providence offense finished with just 60 points vs. Villanova. For the game, they hit 10/30 three-point attempts and a field goal percentage of 40.4%. For the season, the Providence offense has been one of the more efficient shooting teams in the NCAA with a field goal percentage of 45%. So far, they have hit 54% of their looks from inside the arc, and are averaging 8.3 made three's per contest.

Coming into today's game, the Providence defense is giving up an average of 69.1 points per contest. In their most recent game, the Providence defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Villanova knocked down 10 three-pointers on their way to 71 points.

Will Georgetown Win at Home?

Georgetown has struggled mightily at home this season, as they are 7-11 at home and have lost their last seven games at home. The Hoyas are 1-19 this season as the underdog, and they are currently riding a two-game losing streak.

Overall, Georgetown is just 9-20 this season, and they have gone 2-16 in Big East play. The Hoyas have gone 7-4 in non-conference games, and they are 2-9 on the road this season.

As the underdog this season, Georgetown has gone 10-10 vs. the spread. At home, the Hoyas are 6-12 ATS this year and just 3-7 in their last 10 games as the host. Over their last three games at home, Georgetown has gone 2-1 ATS.

So far this season, the over/under record for Georgetown games is 17-12. Across their last three games, the average scoring total is 155 points compared to their season average of 149.5 points per game. Today's over/under line of 149 is similar to their average OU line of 144.9. So far, 16 of their games have finished with more points than today's line.

The Georgetown offense is coming off a game where they scored 93 points against Xavier. They posted a field goal percentage of 51.6% and connected on 13 threes. The team's top scorer is Jayden Epps, who enters today's matchup with an average of 17.9, while Dontrez Styles also carries a PPG average of 13.1 into the game.

So far, the Hoyas' defense is ranked 304th in the country at 78.0 points per contest. In today's game vs. Providence, the Georgetown defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Georgetown made 16 free-throws vs. the Hoyas.