Howard vs Georgetown Odds and Picks (Dec. 15)


Georgetown forward Collin Holloway

Georgetown ahead Collin Holloway, third from left, guard Kaiden Rice (11) and guard Aminu Mohammed (0) react on the finish of an NCAA faculty basketball sport as Syracuse guard Buddy Boeheim (35) walks off, Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021, in Washington. Georgetown received 79-75. (AP Photograph/Nick Wass)

  • Georgetown is a ten.5-point dwelling favourite over Howard on Wednesday night time
  • The Washington, DC, rivals each have 5-4 data
  • A take a look at the matchup and odds could be beneath with a decide

Two Washington D.C. groups with similar data sq. off when Howard visits Georgetown at 6:30 p.m. ET Wednesday on the Capital One Area.

Howard (5-4, 1-3 street) routed American 90-56 in its earlier sport Dec. 4 at dwelling to finish a two-game shedding streak. Georgetown (5-4, 5-1 dwelling) rallied for a 79-75 victory over visiting Syracuse on Saturday for its second straight win.

FS1 will televise the intracity matchup by which Georgetown is favored.

Howard vs Georgetown Odds

Crew Moneyline Unfold Whole
Howard +360 Over 10.5 (-115) Over 154.5 (-110)
Georgetown -500 Below 10.5 (-105) Below 154.5 (-110)

Odds as of December 14th at BetMGM.

Howard Outlook

Freshman guard Elijah Hawkins has made an instantaneous impression in his first season after being recruited from close by DeMatha Catholic.

Hawkins is filling the stat sheet with averages of 14.3 factors, 6.9 assists, 4.9 rebounds and a couple of.3 steals. He has scored in double figures in seven of eight video games and had 11 factors and three steals in opposition to American.

In that Dec. 4 sport, sophomore ahead Steve Settle III led the rout with 19 factors, seven rebounds and 4 assists. He was 8 of 11 from the ground and completed two factors in need of his season scoring excessive.

Settle is second on the group in scoring with a 13.4 common. Proper behind is senior guard Kyle Foster at 13.0.

Senior ahead Randall Brumant made all seven photographs from the ground in opposition to American as he completed with 16 factors and 7 rebounds. The switch from Columbia is averaging 10.4 and 5.6 rebounds.

One other Columbia switch, senior guard Tai Bibbs, added 14 factors. Howard coach Kenny Blakeney was an assistant at Columbia when Brumant and Bibbs started their collegiate careers.

Howard overwhelmed American because it shot 55.1% (38 of 69) and held a 38-26 rebounding edge. The Bison scored the sport’s first 9 factors, prolonged the result in 27-13 and ultimately stretched the benefit to 43-22 by halftime.

Howard is 5-0 when it holds opponents to 44.3% or much less from the sector however 0-4 when it doesn’t. The Bison are forcing turnovers on 26% of opposing possessions, the 16th-best mark within the nation.

Georgetown Outlook

Georgetown additionally has an impressive freshman guard in Aminu Mohammed. He has been some of the productive first-year gamers within the nation.

Mohammed showcased his all-round sport in opposition to Syracuse when he had 23 factors, 13 rebounds and 5 assists – all season highs. He additionally recorded his second straight double-double and fourth of the season.

Mohammed is averaging 15.1 factors and eight.7 rebounds.

Senior wing Kaiden Rice is scoring 14.6 factors a sport after transferring from The Citadel. Rice scored 15 factors on 5 three-pointers in opposition to Syracuse.

Sophomore guard Dante Harris is having a fantastic season on the heels of profitable the Dave Gavitt Excellent Participant Award within the Large East Match final season in main eighth-seeded Georgetown to an unbelievable title. Harris has averages of 13.1 factors, 4.5 assists, 4.4 rebounds and 1.8 steals.

Donald Carey contributed 18 factors Saturday and the senior guard is averaging 12.8 factors, 5.0 rebounds and three.3 assists. Sophomore ahead Collin Holloway scored 10 factors off the bench on 5-for-7 capturing.

Georgetown trailed Syracuse 44-34 at halftime however rallied behind 56% capturing within the second half. The Hoyas shot 37% within the first half.

Since getting upset by Dartmouth in its opener, Georgetown has received 5 straight dwelling video games by a mean margin of 16.2 factors.

Howard vs Georgetown Prediction

Georgetown is 10-0 all-time in opposition to Howard, profitable every sport by a minimum of 13 factors. The Hoyas prevailed 102-67 through the 2018-19 season within the final assembly.

Howard performs robust protection however the Bison are stepping up in school on this one. Search for Mohammed and the remainder of the Hoyas to cowl the double-digit unfold.

The Decide: Georgetown -10.5 (-105)

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