Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Golden Eagles versus the Hoyas? Tip off is at at 2:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on FS1. The game will be played at Capital One Arena in Washington, DC. Marquette come into this Big East conference matchup as the -12 favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 152.5 points.

MARQUETTE GOLDEN EAGLES VS GEORGETOWN HOYAS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Georgetown Hoyas +12

This game will be played at Capital One Arena at 2:00 ET on Saturday, February 3rd.

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 +12.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 152.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Do the Golden Eagles Stand a Chance in Washington?

Marquette enters today’s game with a 16-5 record, including a 7-3 mark in Big East play. The Golden Eagles have won five straight games and are 12-4 when favored this season.

On the road, Marquette is 4-3 this year, and they have gone 7-3 in their last 10 games away from home. Their average margin of victory on the road is -0.4, and they have won three straight road games.

Marquette’s ATS record this season is 11-9-1, and they are 7-9 vs. the spread when favored. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Golden Eagles have gone just 4-6 vs. the spread. On the road, Marquette is 3-4 vs. the spread this year and 6-4 in their last 10 road games. Their ATS mark over their last 3 road games is 2-1.

Today’s over/under line of 152.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Marquette’s games this season (148.1). So far, 13 of their games have finished with less points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 152 points, which is similar to the season-long average scoring total of 146 points per game. On the year, their over/under record is 8-13.

Coming off their recent game, the Marquette offense tallied 85 points in a matchup against Villanova. Their field goal percentage for the game was 50%, and they made 10 threes. Tyler Kolek is leading the team in scoring at 15 points per contest. Oso Ighodaro has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 14.6 going into the game.

The Golden Eagles’ defense is presently ranked 89th nationally, allowing an average of 68.2 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Marquette’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 42.7% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 33.1% this season.

Will Georgetown Find a Way to Win at Home?

Georgetown will be looking to snap a five-game losing streak when they take on Marquette. The Hoyas are 8-12 overall, including a 1-8 mark in Big East play. At home, Georgetown is 7-6 this season.

So far, the Hoyas have been the underdog in 12 of their 20 games, going just 1-11 in those contests. Their average scoring margin at home is +1.8, and they are coming off an 84-76 loss to Providence.

As the underdog, Georgetown has gone 7-5 vs. the spread this season. At home, their ATS mark is just 4-9, and over their last 10 home games, they are just 2-8 vs. the spread. However, they have gone 6-4 in their last 10 games as the underdog.

Today’s over/under line of 152.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Georgetown’s games this season (143.8). So far, 13 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line. The over/under record for the Hoyas this season is 11-9.

Coming off their recent game, the Georgetown offense tallied 76 points in a matchup against Providence. Their field goal percentage for the game was 43.5%, and they made 9 threes. Offensively, the Hoyas have a season long field goal percentage of 42%, which is 340th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 163rd in percentage and 93rd in three-pointers made.

At this time, the Hoyas’ defense is positioned 231st in the country, permitting 75.1 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Georgetown’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 47.6% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 32.6% this season.