Georgetown at Connecticut: 3/6/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Connecticut Huskies (13-6) vs Georgetown University Hoyas (9-11)
Game Info: Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 12:00 pm (Harry A. Gampel Pavilion)
Betting Odds: Connecticut Huskies -10 -- Over/Under: 136 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Georgetown Hoyas and UConn Huskies face off on Saturday in a college basketball showdown at Gampel Pavilion.
Georgetown comes into this game with a 9-11 record overall but they have won two games in a row. In the last game against Xavier the defense was strong giving up only 66 points and that led to the victory. Georgetown is averaging 71.2 points while their defense is giving up 72.2 points per game. Georgetown is shooting 42.3 percent from the field and 36.3 percent from behind the three point line. Guard Jahvon Blair has been the best player for Georgetown averaging 15.6 points while shooting 37.4 percent from the field and 32.5 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the UConn Huskies who sit with a 13-6 record and they have won three games in a row. This is a team that is finally healthy and now this team looks like it could make a run in the tournament. On the season,Uconn is averaging 70.9 points per game while their defense is giving up 64.3 points per game. UConn is shooting 43.6 percent from the field and 33.6 percent from behind the three point line. James Bouknight has been the best player for UConn averaging 20.1 points while shooting 45.8 percent from behind the three point line.
Georgetown is 13-3 against the spread in their last 16 games played on Saturday. Georgetown is 8-2 against the spread in their last 10 games overall. UConn is 8-3 against the spread in their last 11 home games. UConn is 20-8-1 against the spread in their last 29 games overall.
UConn is the better team and they are going to have no issue getting the job done in this game. Look for UConn’s defense to step up in this game and that will lead to the Huskies coming away with a cover of the spread.