Colorado vs Georgetown March Madness Odds — First Round 2021

Posted By Staff on March 15, 2021 - Last Updated on March 16, 2021

The No. 5 seed Colorado Buffaloes (22-8) are favored () to defeat the No. 12 seed Georgetown Hoyas (13-12) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday. The contest starts at 12:15 PM ET on CBS. Here are some insights into this East Region contest for those filling out their brackets.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 15, 2021, 4:10 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Colorado Betting Information

  • Colorado is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 16-12-2.
  • The Buffaloes are 11-8-1 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 4.5-point favorite.
  • The Buffaloes and their opponents have gone over the set total in only 12 of 30 games this season (40%).
  • The Buffaloes lost 70-68 to Oregon State in their last outing on Saturday. McKinley Wright IV put up a team-high 18 points in the loss. They were favored by 8.5 points and failed to cover the spread, and the teams combined to hit the over on the 131.5 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

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Colorado Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
McKinley Wright IV 30 15.5 4.3 5.6 1.0 0.3 0.9
Jeriah Horne 30 11.4 5.8 0.9 0.6 0.1 1.7
Evan Battey 30 10.2 5.4 1.0 0.4 0.3 0.1
D’Shawn Schwartz 28 8.9 4.0 1.1 0.5 0.1 1.4
Jabari Walker 24 7.3 4.4 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.8

Georgetown Betting Information

  • The Hoyas have outperformed the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 14-7.
  • When playing as at least a 4.5-point underdog, the Hoyas manage an even 1-1 record against the spread.
  • 47.6% of Georgetown’s 21 games this season have topped the over/under.
  • In the Hoyas most recent game on Saturday, Chudier Bile scored a team-high 19 points on the way to a 73-48 victory over Creighton. They covered the spread as 8.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 121 points to go under the 143 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Georgetown Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jahvon Blair 24 15.8 3.8 3.7 0.8 0.0 2.7
Qudus Wahab 25 12.4 8.0 0.2 0.4 1.6 0.0
Jamorko Pickett 25 12.3 7.4 1.9 1.0 0.6 1.6
Chudier Bile 24 10.2 5.1 0.8 1.0 0.8 1.5
Dante Harris 25 8.0 3.4 3.2 1.1 0.0 0.8

Total Facts

  • Colorado’s games this year have gone over the point total for Saturday’s matchup (138 points) in 14 out of 30 opportunities (46.7% of matchups).
  • 15 Georgetown games this year (60% of its matchups) ended with a final point total greater than Saturday’s total of 138 points.
  • The Buffaloes average 73 points per game against the Hoyas’ 71.4, totaling 6.4 points over the game’s total of 138.
  • The 134 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are four fewer than the 138 total in this contest.
  • The Buffaloes have seen a 136.3 average over/under in their games this season, 1.7 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is four points fewer than the average over/under in Hoyas games this season (142 points).

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