Villanova vs. Georgetown prediction, odds: 2022 college basketball picks, January 22 best bets by proven model

Big East foes match when the No. 11 Villanova Wildcats (13-5) travel to Capital One Arena to play the Georgetown Hoyas (6-9) in a Saturday afternoon game. The Wildcats were shocked in their latest outing. Marquette upset Villanova 57-54 to record a winning streak of six games. Georgetown is currently in a slump, dropping five games in a row.

Tipoff is set for noon ET. The last Villanova vs. Georgetown odds from Caesars Sportsbook list the Wildcats as 14-point favorites. The over-under for the total number of points is set at 138.5. Before deciding between Georgetown and Villanova, check out college basketball predictions and the SportsLine Projection Model’s betting advice.

The model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past five years, its proprietary computer model has generated impressive profits of over $2,400 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball rosters against the spread. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now the model has set its sights on Villanova vs. Georgetown and has just revealed its picks and CBB predictions. You can now visit SportsLine to see the model choices. Here are the college basketball odds and trends for Georgetown vs. Villanova:

  • Distribution Villanova vs. George Town: Villanova -14
  • Villanova vs. Georgetown over-under: 138.5 points
  • Villanova vs. George Town: Villanova -1100, George Town +700
  • NOVA: The Wildcats are 11-7 against the spread this season
  • GEO: The Hoyas are 6-9 against the spread this season

Why Villanova can cover

Guard Collin Gillespie is one of the top scorers in the Big East. He is third in scoring (16.7), with 3.7 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.3 steals per game. Gillespie has so far scored more than 20 points in six games. The Pennsylvania native is also a knockdown 3-point shooter, hitting 40 percent of his attempts from outside the arc. Gillespie has made a minimum of three 3-pointers in 12 matchups.

Redshirt sophomore forward Eric Dixon scores 9.3 points with 6.2 rebounds. Dixon is a sniper for the Wildcats, shooting a team-high 53 percent from 3-point land. The fellow Pennsylvania native has scored at least 14 points in three consecutive games. In January 12 win over Xavier, Dixon scored his double-double of the year. He had 15 points and 10 boards.

Why Georgetown can cover

Freshman guard Aminu Mohammed averages 13.7 points and 8.4 rebounds per game. Mohammed has registered six double-doubles, making his presence felt on the glass. The Maryland native has played defensively and has at least two steals in seven games. Mohammed’s best game of the season so far was a win over Syracuse. He finished with 23 points, 13 rebounds, five assists and two steals.

Graduate student guard Donald Carey registers 13.5 points, 5.4 rebounds and 3.3 assists. He has scored at least three 3-pointers in six games so far. Carey also swept three or more steals in three consecutive games. The Maryland native is coming off a solid performance in the loss to Providence. Carey had 21 points, seven rebounds and four steals. He made a season-high five 3-pointers.

How to make Georgetown vs. Villanova choices

SportsLine’s model leans forward on the total and projects 143 combined points. It also says that one side of the spread reaches nearly 60 percent of the time. You can only get the choice of model at SportsLine.

So who will win Villanova vs. George Town? And which side of the spread wins in nearly 60 percent of the simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread to jump on, all of the high-end model that has surged more than $2,400 on its top-rated college basketball spread picks in the past five years, and find out.

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