Colorado Buffaloes vs. Georgetown Hoyas NCAAB Men’s Tournament First Round Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 20, 2021

The No. 5 seed in the East Region bracket, the Colorado Buffaloes (22-8), and the No. 12 seed Georgetown Hoyas (13-12) meet in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday at Hinkle Fieldhouse, tipping off at 12:15 PM ET. Colorado is a 6-point favorite in the contest, which airs on CBS.

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Colorado vs Georgetown Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Colorado -6 -113 -108 138 -112 -108 -249 203

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Point Total Insights

  • In Colorado games this season, the total eclipsed Saturday’s over/under 14 times (46.7%).
  • In 60% of Georgetown games this season (15/25), the total points scored was greater than Saturday’s over/under of 138.
  • Saturday’s over/under is 6.4 points lower than the two team’s combined 144.4 points per game average.
  • The 73 points per game the Buffaloes record are just 2.3 more points than the Hoyas allow (70.7).
  • The Hoyas average 8.1 more points per game (71.4) than the Buffaloes allow their opponents to score (63.3).
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    Colorado Betting Data

  • Colorado is solid against the spread, going 20-8 on the season.
  • The Buffaloes fare well when favored by at least 6 points, posting a 6-3 record against the spread.
  • The Buffaloes have typically run under the total this season, reaching the over/under in 0 of 28 games (0%).
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    Colorado Leaders

    Buffaloes Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Evan Battey 15 8.3 5.8 1.5 0.4 0.3 0.0
    Dallas Walton 14 7.4 3.4 0.4 0.4 0.8 0.4
    Maddox Daniels 15 5.1 3.0 0.8 0.4 0.1 1.0
    Keeshawn Barthelemy 14 4.0 1.1 1.2 0.4 0.1 0.6
    Alexander Strating 5 0.0 0.6 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0

    Georgetown Betting Data

  • Georgetown has covered the spread in more than half of its outings, going 12-8 ATS.
  • When they are at least 6-point underdogs, the Hoyas have a record ATS of 4-1.
  • The Hoyas and their opponents have hit the over in half of their matchups this year — 0 of 20.
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    Georgetown Leaders

    Hoyas Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Jahvon Blair 15 16.0 4.2 3.5 0.7 0.0 2.4
    Qudus Wahab 16 12.8 8.5 0.3 0.5 1.8 0.0
    Jamorko Pickett 15 10.8 6.2 2.0 1.2 0.5 1.5
    Timothy Ighoefe 16 2.7 3.2 0.0 0.1 0.6 0.0
    Malcolm Wilson 6 0.8 1.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
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