Looking to win big? The Mountaineers and Hoyas face off at 12:00 ET on Fox. The Hoyas are hosting the game at Capital One Arena in Washington, DC. The over/under for this non-conference contest is set at 136 points, with the Hoyas being the favored team playing at home against the Mountaineers.
MOUNT ST. MARY’S MOUNTAINEERS VS GEORGETOWN HOYAS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Georgetown Hoyas -8.5
This game will be played at Capital One Arena at 12:00 ET on Saturday, November 18th.
WHY BET THE GEORGETOWN HOYAS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-66 in favor of the Hoyas.
- Not only will Georgetown pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -8.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 136 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.
Will Mount St. Mary’s Shock Everyone at Capital One Arena?
Mount St. Mary’s comes into today’s game against Georgetown with a record of 1-1 on the season. In their previous ten road games, which includes last year, Mount St. Mary’s went 4-6. As of now, Mount St. Mary’s has a 0-2 record against the spread going into today’s game. Taking into account results from last season, Mount St. Mary’s has gone 4-5-1 vs. the spread in their previous ten games.
Mount St. Mary’s’ games have, on average, featured 127.5 points per game leading to an over/under record of 0-2-0. Their average over/under line is currently 133.8 points so far. The Mountaineers’ last five games have finished with a combined 64 points per game and an over/under record of 1-4.
The Mount St. Mary’s offense is coming off a game where they scored 74 points against Coppin State. They posted a field goal percentage of 47.2% and connected on 8 threes. Dakota Leffew led the scoring for the Mountaineers, contributing 14 points. Additionally, Josh Reaves chipped in with 12 points.
At this time, the Mountaineers’ defense is positioned 42nd in the country, permitting 64.0 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Mount St. Mary’s’ defense has allowed opponents to shoot 41.4% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 18.9% this season.
Taking a Look at the Hoyas Chances at Home
Heading into their 4th game of the year, Georgetown has a 1-2 record. In their lone road game, the Hoyas are 0-1, while they are 1-1 at home. Georgetown’s ATS record leading into today’s game is 1-2. Looking back to last season, Georgetown has gone 4-6 against the spread in their previous ten games.
Looking at their over/under performance through three games, Georgetown has an over/under record of 1-2-0, with their games averaging 139 points per game on average. In the Hoyas’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 74 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 3-2.
Against Rutgers, the Georgetown had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 73.7 points per game. They scored 60 points and posted a field goal percentage of 35.3% in the game. The top scorer for the Hoyas was Jayden Epps with 16 points, while Dontrez Styles also added 15 to the scoreboard.
Georgetown’s defense has been playing well, ranking 52nd nationally, with 65.3 points allowed per game. In their previous game vs. Rutgers, the Scarlet Knights finished with a field goal percentage of 45% and a total of 71 points vs. Georgetown.