- Providence is a 6.5-point road favorite over Georgetown on Sunday
- Georgetown has lost 10 games in a row, a school record
- A look at the odds and matchup can be found below with a prediction
The first-place team in the Big East meets the last-place team when #15 Providence visits Georgetown at 12:00 p.m. ET Sunday at Capital One Arena in Washington.
Providence (19-2/9-1 Big East/5-1 road) has won six games in a row and 14 of its last 15. Georgetown (6-14/0-9 Big East/6-7 home) is on a school-record 10-game losing streak.
The Friars are coming off an 86-82 victory at St. John’s on Tuesday while the Hoyas lost the Red Storm 90-77 on Thursday at home.
Providence vs Georgetown Odds
|Providence||-260||-6.5 (-110)||Over 146 (-110)|
|Georgetown||+210||+6.5 (-110)||Under 146 (-110)|
Odds as of February 5th at FanDuel.
Providence is a 6.5-point pick in a game that will be televised by FS1 and has an implied win probability of 72.22% as a -260 moneyline favorite.
Providence Betting Outlook
Providence has been money on the road this season with a 5-1 record against the spread. The Friars are 13-8 overall.
Junior guard Jared Bynum led a balanced offense attack against St. John’s by scoring a career-high 19 points. He connected on 4 of 5 three-point field goal attempts and Providence was 9 of 21 (42.9%) beyond the arc.
— The Morning Hangover (@TheMorningHang) February 2, 2022
Senior center Nate Watson had 16 points, 15 in the second half, and is averaging 13.6 points and 5.9 rebounds a game.
Senior forward Noah Horchler contributed 14 points, seven rebounds and four steals. He is scoring 10.0 points and pulling down 8.4 rebounds a game, ranking second in the Big East in that category.
Serving as the closer for Providence was senior guard Al Durham. He made all eight free throw attempts in the last 27 seconds to seal the win and wound up with 14 points, six rebounds and four assists.
Durham has scored in double figures in nine straight games and has averages of 13.7 points, 3.2 assists and 3.0 rebounds. He helped Providence improve to 13-0 in games decided by 10 points or less.
So much Luwane Pipkens in Al Durham.
Pipkens closed games at the FT line in 2020, Durham doing so in 2022. pic.twitter.com/wQ7L2tC7xv
— Thomas Zinzarella (@zinz21) February 2, 2022
Senior guard A.J. Reeves is a fourth Providence player scoring in double digits with a 10.1 average.
Providence forced 16 turnovers but also had 14.
At 19-2, the Friars are off to their best start since the 1972-73 team had the same record on its way to the Final Four. Providence has never won a regular-season Big East title despite being one of the conference’s founding members in 1979.
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Georgetown Betting Outlook
In addition to its straight-up losing streak, Georgetown has been the losing side ATS in three of last four games to fall to 8-11-1 overall and 6-6-1 at home.
Senior guard Donald Cary scored a career-high 23 points against St. John’s but Georgetown’s losing streak still reached double digits. Carey also had seven rebounds while notching his fourth 20-point game of the season.
What a shot by Donald Carey 🤯
— FOX College Hoops (@CBBonFOX) February 2, 2022
Carey has been a solid contributor in many aspects for the Hoyas with averages of 13.7 points, 4.8 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.6 steals.
Senior wing Kaiden Rice also had his fourth 20-point game, hitting that figure on the nose as he shot 5 of 10 from distance. Rice has a 12.8 scoring average.
Sophomore guard Dante Harris just missed his first double-double of 2021-22 as he finished with 10 points, nine rebounds and four assists. He has averages of 12.1 points, 4.4 assists, 4.0 rebounds and 1.5 steals. Harris is fourth in the Big East in assists.
— Georgetown Hoops (@GeorgetownHoops) February 3, 2022
Freshman guard Aminu Mohammed scored a career-low four points on a 1-of-13 shooting. He is averaging 13.4 points, 7.9 rebounds and 1.5 steals. Mohammed is fifth in the conference in rebounding.
Georgetown shot just 37.5% (27 of 72) while St. John’s shot 50.7% (35 of 69).
Providence vs Georgetown Prediction
Providence beat Georgetown 83-75 on Jan. 20 at home for its third straight win in the series and 11th in the last 14 games.
Durham and senior forward Ed Croswell had 15 points to share scoring honors for Providence while Horchler added 14 points and seven rebounds. Georgetown got 21 points, seven rebounds and four assists from Carey and 19 points from Rice.
Providence is the king of close games. However, this one won’t tight as the Friars roll as Georgetown’s once-proud program further descends.
- The Pick: Providence -6.5 (-110)
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