Saturday's best ATS bets
Picking winners for Saturday's big games, including Hoyas-Jayhawks
I've taken the liberty of giving out a predicted final score instead. This way, when the lines are released Friday evening, you'll have at least one Vegas pro's opinion as to what the final scores might look like.
Georgetown's offense requires at least two things to function effectively regardless of its level of execution. The Hoyas need a screen-setting, post-up big man and perimeter shooters who can hit from long range. John Thompson III has the post-up guy with center Josh Smith, but his minutes have been limited because of consistent foul trouble. And D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera has been the Hoyas' lone perimeter shooting threat so far this season, responsible for 22 of Georgetown's 50 made 3-pointers so far this season. The rest of the Georgetown shooters have combined for a woeful 28-of-107 (26 percent) shooting effort from downtown.
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