Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Huskies versus the Hoyas? Tip off is at at 12:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on FS1. The game will be played at Capital One Arena in Washington, DC. Connecticut is favored by -16.5 in this Big East conference matchup the against Georgetown. The over/under for the game is set at 142.5 points.


The Pick: Georgetown Hoyas +16.5

This game will be played at Capital One Arena at 12:00 ET on Saturday, February 10th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-69 in favor of the Hoyas.
  • Not only will Georgetown pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +16.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 142.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.

Is a Win at Washington Possible for the Huskies?

Connecticut enters this game as a 16.5-point favorite, which is no surprise considering they have been favored in 22 of their 23 games this season. The Huskies have gone 21-1 in those games, including a perfect 15-0 record at home.

On the road, UConn has been nearly as dominant, going 6-2 with an average scoring margin of +3.8 points per game. They have won their last four road games and are 7-3 in their last 10.

Connecticut has a 12-10-1 record against the spread this season, including a 4-3-1 mark on the road. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Huskies are 5-4-1 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Connecticut games is 12-11. So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line of 142.5. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 137 points, which is eight points less than their season average of 145. Today’s OU line of 142.5 is lower than their average over/under line of 145.7.

In contrast to their season average of 80.9 points per game, the Connecticut had a below average performance. They scored 71 points against Butler and had a field goal percentage of 47.4%. Cam Spencer led the scoring for the Huskies, contributing 20 points. Additionally, Donovan Clingan chipped in with 18 points.

This season, the Connecticut defense has been impressive, holding the 18th position in the country while permitting an average of 64.1 points per contest. So far, the Connecticut defense is giving up an average of 7.7 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 9.7 times per game (395th).

Will the Hoyas Win at Capital One Arena?

Georgetown enters this game as a 16.5-point underdog, and they have gone just 1-13 as the underdog this season. They have lost seven straight games, including a 76-70 loss to Seton Hall last time out.

At home this season, the Hoyas are just 7-7, including a current three-game losing streak. Over their last 10 games at home, they are 4-6, and they have gone 1-4 over their last five.

Georgetown’s ATS record this season is currently 10-12, but they are just 4-10 ATS at home. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Hoyas have gone 6-4 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Georgetown games is 12-10 and today’s line of 142.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games (144). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 150 points and their OU record over their last 10 games is 6-4.

In their most recent game, the Hoyas’ offense tallied 70 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 72 points per game. One area that the Georgetown offense has been good this season is getting to the line. Currently, they are 110th in free-throw attempts per contest. Overall, they have a field goal percentage of 41%.

Currently, the Hoyas’ defense holds the 261st rank in the nation, allowing 75.9 points per game. The Georgetown defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 76 points and allowed Seton Hall to connect on 6 threes.