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Georgetown vs. Providence game guide: Game Time, TV Schedule, Latest Odds and more

Georgetown travels to the Dunkin' Donuts Center for an early Saturday game against Providence. Find out how to watch/listen, what's at stake for each team, the latest betting odds and some key statistics for this Big East showdown.

Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports

How to watch, listen and stream

Game Time: 12 p.m. ET

TV: Fox Sports 1 (Tim Brando, Bill Raftery)

Radio: Sports Talk 570, WEEI 103.7 FM

Live Stream: Fox Sports GO (Where Available)

Gamblin' Info

Providence opened as a 3.5 point favorite, but the spread has since fallen to 2. The Friars are 8-4-3 ATS this season, while Georgetown is 6-6-2. All odds are via OddsShark.com.

The Stakes

The Georgetown Hoyas enter Saturday's game against the Providence Friars on a two-game winning streak in Big East play. Both wins were in the friendly confines of the Verizon Center and the Hoyas will be looking for their first road win of the entire season. In Big East play the Hoyas fell at Xavier during the league's New Year's Eve Marathon.

The Friars need to defend home court as it has been made abundantly clear that winning on the road in the Big East will be no easy task. Ed Cooley will also be looking to see how Jalen Lindsey, Ben Bentil and Carson Desrosiers respond to being benched the entire second half of the team's last game at Butler. All three have been starters and it sounds like they will be given the starting nod on Saturday but Cooley did say he will have them on a short leash.

The Friars need to defend home court as it has been made abundantly clear that winning on the road in the Big East will be no easy task. Ed Cooley will also be looking to see how Jalen Lindsey, Ben Bentil and Carson Desrosiers respond to being benched the entire second half of the team's last game at Butler. All 3 have been starters and it sounds like they will be given the starting nod on Saturday but Cooley did say he will have them on a short leash.

Inside the Numbers

Georgetown is strong on the offensive glass with an impressive 38.5% Offensive Rebounding %. That ranks them 16th nationally, per KenPom.com. The Hoyas struggle to clean the defensive glass though with an Offensive Rebounding % of 34% which ranks them 278th nationally.

Providence has two of the best Block % in the nation. Offensively they are only blocked 5.8% of the time, good for 12th in the country. Defensively, led by Carson Desrosiers' 2.9 blocks/game which is 2nd in the league, the Friars block 15.2% of shots. That's 22nd best nationally. Both marks are tops in the Big East.

The point distribution numbers are eerily similar for both teams as Georgetown scores 22.1% of their points from downtown, 55.9% from 2-pointers and 22.1% from the free throw line. Providence scores 23.1% of their points from beyond the arc, 56% from 2-point range and 20.9% from the charity stripe. (Stats all courtesy of KenPom.com)

Further Reading

For more Georgetown perspective, coverage and commentary on this game, check out SB Nation's Georgetown Hoyas blog, Casual Hoya.