Free NCAA Hoops Pick: Wildcats vs Hoyas CBB Odds
Looking for Villanova Wildcats vs. Georgetown Hoyas NCAA basketball free picks & CBB odds? CBB betting sees the Wildcats taking on the Hoyas on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. Cappers Picks provides complimentary expert handicapping picks on all college basketball matchups all season long so stay tuned for more FREE daily NCAA hoops predictions like this Wildcats Hoyas matchup.
20-6 (5-3 A) Villanova Wildcats vs. Georgetown Hoyas 15-10 (10-5 H)
Date: Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM ET
Venue: Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C.
CBB Moneyline Odds: OFF
CBB Betting Odds: Wildcats -5
CBB Betting Total: 151
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The Hoyas continue to fall both record-wise in addition within the Big East conference as they are losers of three of their last four games. They allowed 90 points in their last matchup versus a up-and-down offense for the Seton Hall Pirates as the visitors allowed 49% shooting on the night in addition to committing 12 turnovers in the loss.
The Wildcats continue to sit atop the Big East standings while also being ranked 16th in the country. However, they have dropped two of their last three games as they fell by six points to the Red Storm of St. John’s, the conference’s third ranked team.
Forty-four percent shooting from the floor along with 38% from three point range is what Phil Booth (18 ppg) has offered to his team this year. However, the guard struggled versus the Red Storm in going 2-11 from the floor with 13 points; Yet, he went 9-12 from the free-throw line in the loss.
Saddiq Bey along with Eric Pascall (17 ppg, 6 rebs) scored 11 points each for the Wildcats as well. However, Villanova shot just 33% from the floor as they failed to reach the 70-point mark in three of their last four games.
The defense remained solid in this contest as the Red Storm shot just 33% from the floor as leading scorer Shamorie Ponds went just 2-11 from the floor with 11 points. Despite losing two of three, Villanova has allowed just 68 points per game during this time.
Villanova picked up a 12-point win over the Hoyas in their last meeting. Collin Gillespie (11 ppg) was the star as he pumped in 30 points while going 6-11 from long-range in the victory as the Wildcats pulled away in the second half on this contest en route to the victory.
Jesse Govan led the Hoyas with 20 points in their loss versus the Seton Hall Pirates as he went 8-14 from the floor. Also, despite getting 16 from Greg Malinowski, the Hoyas shot 45% from the floor compared to 49% for the Pirates.
The Pirates were also able to sink 19-22 free-throw attempts in the victory while also heavily outrebounded Georgetown in the win. Furthermore, twelve turnovers certainly did not help the cause for the Hoyas, either.
The Hoyas will be looking to atone for their most recent loss to Seton Hall as Govan (18 ppg, 8 rebs) struggled in going scoreless on the night along with 0-8 from the floor. Second leading scorer in James Akinjo (13 ppg, 5 ass) struggled as well (5-16 FG) yet led the team with 19 points in defeat.
CBB Betting Trends:
- VILL is 8-2 ATS in their last 10 vs. Big East.
- VILL is 43-19 ATS in their last 62 games overall.
- VILL is 35-16 ATS in their last 51 road games.
- Over is 7-1 in GTWN last 8 Wed. games.
- GTWN is 2-7 ATS in their last 9 Wed. games.
- Over is 17-6 in GTWN last 23 home games.
Free Villanova Wildcats vs. Georgetown Hoyas NCAAB Prediction:
The Hoyas struggled mightily versus the Wildcats in their last meeting. Look for this matchup to be more of the same as the Wildcats do not possess much room for error, particularly with Marquette so close behind in second place within the Big East. In all, look for the visitors to be resilient in this contest as they will pull out a 77-68 victory on Wednesday.
4* Free CBB Betting Pick: Villanova
Again, Villanova has certainly not made things easier on themselves by dropping two of three. However, look for them to get back on track in this matchup versus a Hoyas team that has had their struggles on both ends lately. Also, Georgetown has dropped three of their last four games at Capital One Arena.
NCAAB Free Score Prediction: Villanova Wildcats 77 – Georgetown Hoyas 68
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