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(635) Connecticut vs. Georgetown (636) 9:00 PM | Tue, Feb 23 2021
Sport: NCAAB | Star Rating: 10.0 Evaluation: Win (1000) - Final Score GTWN 57 at CONN 70
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-4 CONN (-105) @ pinnacle

#635 ASA CBB TOP PLAY ON 10* Connecticut -4 over Georgetown, Tuesday at 9 PM ET - We like the value we’re getting with UConn in this game.  The Huskies are just 7-6 in Big East play but they are much better than their record.  That’s because their top player, James Bouknight, one of the top NBA prospects in the Big East, is now back in the lineup after missing 8 games.  He’s been back for 2 games, played 60 minutes, scored 40 points, and 14 rebounds.  With Bouknight in the lineup, the Huskies have a 6-2 record with their only losses to Creighton in OT and Villanova by 8 on Saturday.  With him out of the lineup, UConn has a record of 4-4.  We’re getting the Huskies off a tough loss @ Villanova on Saturday in a game where they made only 36% of their shots, 26% of their 3-pointers, and were -6 made FT’s and still only lost by 8 on the road vs the top team in the conference.  We expect a strong performance off that loss.  Georgetown is on the opposite end of the spectrum coming into this game.  They are off a huge 81-75 home win over Seton Hall as a 4.5 point underdog.  The Hoyas shot the lights out in that win hitting 50% of their shots overall and a ridiculous 62% of their 3-pointers and the game was still nip and tuck the entire 2nd half.  We have a feeling the won’t shoot like that in this game vs a UConn team that ranks #1 in the Big East in defensive efficiency.  Plus this game is being played at Capital One Arena in Washington DC, home of the Wizards, and this will be G’Towns first game here this season so home court advantage, if there was any, is out the window.  At home this season the Hoyas were +4.5 vs Seton Hall over the weekend, +4.5 vs Marquette, +4.5 vs Providence, and +7.5 vs Creighton.  Based on those numbers, we’re getting value with UConn who we have rated as the 3rd best team in the Big East when fully healthy.  We like UConn to win and cover here.

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