Saturday, January 2, 2016
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The Marquette Golden Eagles travel to Verizon Center to play the Georgetown Hoyas on Saturday, January 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Georgetown as 6.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 145.
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The Golden Eagles come into this game with an overall record of 10-3 and a road record of 1-0. They are 5-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-3. The Hoyas have an overall record of 8-5 and a home record of 5-3. They have an over/under record of 5-6 and they are 6-5 against the spread.
Henry Ellenson comes into this contest averaging 16.5 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Golden Eagles. He pulls down 10.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Luke Fischer averages 14.3 points per game in 30.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 8.4 rebounds per game for Marquette. His field goal percentage is 62% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera averages 15 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year for the Hoyas. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%. Isaac Copeland averages 12.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Marquette averages 79.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 64th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 62nd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 176th in the country. They average 40.3 rebounds per game and 18.2 assists per game which ranks them 43rd and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 310th with 14.8 per game. The Golden Eagles allow 70.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 141st in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 93rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.8 rebounds a game which ranks 227th and they give up 15.8 assists per contest which puts them in 301st place in the country. They force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 57th in the Division 1.
Georgetown averages 74.2 points per game this year which ranks them 136th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 128th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 133rd in the nation. They average 36.9 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per contest which ranks them 147th and 116th respectively. In the turnover department the Hoyas rank 186th with 13.2 per game. The Hoyas allow 68.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 110th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 196th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 136th and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 48th place in the nation. The Hoyas force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 235th in college basketball.
Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 5-7 against the spread
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 9-3 against the over/under
Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 6-5 against the spread
The Georgetown Hoyas are 5-6 against the over/under
Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Georgetown Hoyas Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Marquette
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