Xavier at Georgetown University: 3/2/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Georgetown University Hoyas (8-11) vs Xavier Musketeers (13-5)
Game Info: Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 7:00 pm (McDonough Arena)
Betting Odds: Georgetown University Hoyas +1 -- Over/Under: 144.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Xavier Musketeers and Georgetown Hoyas face off on Tuesday in a college basketball showdown at McDonough Arena.
This is the first meeting between the two teams this year.
The Xavier Musketeers come into this game with a 13-5 record overall and they are coming off one of their biggest wins of the season in the last game against Creighton. The offense was strong in that last game scoring 77 points and that led to an eight point victory. Xavier on the season is averaging 76.5 points per game while their defense is giving up 70.3 points per game. Xavier is shooting 46.9 percent from the field and 33.5 percent from behind the three point line. Zach Freemantle has been the best player all season for Xavier averaging 16.9 points while shooting 53.2 percent from the field and 31.3 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the Georgetown Hoyas who sit with an 8-11 record overall but they have won three of their last four games. In the last game against DePaul, the defense was strong giving up only 60 points and that led to the victory. Georgetown on the season is averaging 71.1 points per game while their defense is giving up 72.3 points per game. Georgetown is shooting 42.5 percent from the field and 36.3 percent from behind the three point line. Jahvon Blair has been the best player for Georgetown averaging 15.8 points while shooting 38.2 percent from the field and 33.3 percent from behind the three point line.
Xavier is 2-8 against the spread in their last ten games played on Tuesday. Georgetown is 7-2 against the spread in their last nine games overall. Georgetown is 6-2 against the spread in their last eight games against the Big East. Xavier is 9-4 against the spread in the last 13 meetings played between the two teams.
Georgetown has been competitive as of late and their offense is going to find success again in this game. Back Georgetown to come away with a win and a cover of the spread.