The DePaul Blue Demons (12-14, 3-13 Big East) and Georgetown Hoyas (6-20, 0-15) meet Thursday for a tussle at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. Tip-off will be at 8 p.m. ET. Below, we look at the DePaul vs. Georgetown odds and lines, and make our expert college basketball picks, predictions and bets.
DePaul has dropped four in a row and eight of its last 10. The Blue Demons shot just 33.1% from the field in their last two games and 38.8% over that larger 10-game set. One of its two wins over that span was against these Hoyas, an 82-74 home victory Feb. 9.
The Hoyas are a very young team and have struggled this season. They enter on a 16-game skid, last winning Dec. 15 against non-conference foe Howard. The Hoyas play at a fast pace, and that exacerbates their biggest weaknesses, which are shooting percentages at both ends of the floor.
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DePaul at Georgetown odds, spread and lines
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- Money line: DePaul -145 (bet $145 to win $100) | Georgetown +120 (bet $100 to win $120)
- Against the spread (ATS): DePaul -2.5 (-110) | Georgetown +2.5 (-110)
- Over/Under (O/U): 144.5 (O: -112 | U: -108)
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DePaul at Georgetown odds, lines, picks and predictions
DePaul 76, Georgetown 75
PASS. This game is too close to call for a money line wager.
Host GEORGETOWN +2.5 (-110) is the lean here. The Hoyas have the ability to hit 3’s, and that’s a bit of a blind spot for DePaul.
The Blue Demons are 1-4 ATS in their last five games as favorites. Over the last six games of this head-to-head series, the home five has gone 5-1 ATS.
The Over is 5-1 in Hoyas last six home games against losing teams.
The fast-pace Hoyas dragged the first meeting past 150 points. Recent tempo figures have Georgetown piling up even more possessions.
TAKE THE OVER 144.5 (-112).
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