Marquette at Georgetown University: 3/10/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Georgetown University Hoyas (9-12) vs Marquette Golden Eagles (13-13)
Game Info: Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 3:00 pm (Madison Square Garden)
Betting Odds: Georgetown University Hoyas +2.5 -- Over/Under: 143.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Marquette Golden Eagles and Georgetown Hoyas face off on Wednesday in a college basketball showdown at Madison Square Garden.
These two teams faced off once this year and it was Marquette that was able to come away with a 64-60 victory.
The Marquette Golden Eagles come into this game with a 13-13 record overall and they have won two games in a row. In the last game against Xavier the defense was strong giving up only 59 points and that led to the victory. Maquette on the season is averaging 70.5 points per game while their defense is giving up 69.9 points per game. Marquette is shooting 44.9 percent from the field and 32.8 percent from behind the three point line.This has been mostly a disappointing season but they have had some big wins including over North Carolina. Forward Dawson Garcia has been the best player for Marquette averaging 13.2 points while shooting 48 percent from the field and 35.7 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the Georgetown Hoyas who sit with a 9-12 record overall but coming into this game they have won two of their last three games. Two games ago against Xavier as three point underdogs, they were able to win by six points. Georgetown on the season is averaging 71.7 points per game while their defense is giving up 73.4 points per game. Georgetown is shooting 42.5 percent from the field and 36.6 percent from behind the three point line. Jahvon Blair has been the best player for Georgetown averaging 15.9 points while shooting 38.4 percent from the field and 34 percent from behind the three point line.
The under is 6-2 in Marquette’s last eight neutral site games. Marquette is 7-3 against the spread in their last ten games played on Wednesday. Georgetown is 1-9 against the spread in their last 10 games played on Wednesday. Georgetown is 8-3 against the spread in their last 11 games overall.
Marquette is the more talented team and they are going to find success again in this game. Look for Marquette’s defense to slow down the Georgetown offense and that will lead to Marquette coming away with a cover of the spread.