The Villanova Wildcats (15-12) host the Georgetown Hoyas (9-18) in a Big East showdown on Tuesday evening. Villanova leads the all-time series 50-44, including a six-game win streak over the Hoyas. On Feb. 16, Villanova blew out Georgetown 70-54. The Hoyas are 10th in the Big East with a 2-14 record in conference play. Meanwhile, Villanova is in the sixth spot with an 8-8 record.

Tipoff from John Finneran Pavilion is set for 6:30 p.m. ET. The Wildcats are 15.5-point favorite in the latest Georgetown vs. Villanova odds from SportsLine consensus, while the over/under for total points scored is 140.5. Before making any Villanova vs. Georgetown picks, be sure to see the college basketball predictions and betting advice from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. It enters Week 17 of the 2023-24 season on a 139-94 roll on all top-rated college basketball picks dating back to last season, returning nearly $2,300 for $100 players. It is also off to a sizzling 25-14 start on top-rated spread picks this season. Anyone following has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Villanova vs. Georgetown and revealed its CBB picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Here are several college basketball odds and trends for Georgetown vs. Villanova:

  • Villanova vs. Georgetown spread: Villanova -15.5
  • Villanova vs. Georgetown over/under: 140.5 points
  • Villanova vs. Georgetown money line: Wildcats -1666, Hoyas +900
  • GTWN: Georgetown has hit the team total Under in 16 of last 30 games
  • NOVA: Villanova has hit the 1H game total Under in 21 of last 32 games 
  • Villanova vs. Georgetown picks: See picks at SportsLine

Why Villanova can cover

Senior guard TJ Bamba is an athletic scoring threat in the backcourt. Bamba has a quick first step to get into the lane with the size to finish through contact. The New York native logs 10.5 points and 3.6 rebounds per game. In his last contest, Bamba finished with 13 points and five boards. He's scored at least 13 points in three of his last four games.

Senior Justin Moore is a scoring guard for the Wildcats. Moore has a smooth jumper that spaces the floor and owns good agility in the open court. The Maryland native averages 9.8 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game. On Feb. 20 versus Butler, Moore had 13 points, four rebounds and went 3-of-4 from downtown. See which team to pick here.

Why Georgetown can cover

Sophomore guard Jayden Epps brings a consistent offensive force to the backcourt. He is a smooth three-level scorer with good court vision as a passer. The Virginia native is third in the Big East in scoring (18.4) with a team-best 4.4 assists per contest. In Saturday's win over DePaul, Epps dropped 33 points, five assists and five threes.

Senior forward Supreme Cook is making his presence felt in the lane. Cook has terrific size (6-foot-9, 229 pounds) to score around the rim with ease, while also being a secure rebounder. The New Jersey native grabs a team-high 8.4 rebounds with 11.3 points. He also shoots 59% from the field. Cook has snagged double-digit boards in five of his last nine games. See which team to pick here

How to make Georgetown vs. Villanova picks

SportsLine's model is leaning Over on the total, projecting 144 combined points. The model also says one side of the spread hits over 50% of the time. You can see the picks at SportsLine.

So who wins Villanova vs. Georgetown, and which side of the spread hits over 50% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the model on a 25-14 roll on top-ranked college basketball spread picks