Saturday, December 5, 2015
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The Syracuse Orange travel to Verizon Center to play the Georgetown Hoyas on Saturday, December 5, 2015. The opening line for this game has Georgetown as 5.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 143.
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The Orange come into this game with an overall record of 6-1 and a road record of 0-0. They are 3-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-2. The Hoyas have an overall record of 3-3 and a home record of 2-1. They have an over/under record of 2-3 and they are 4-1 against the spread.
Michael Gbinije comes into this contest averaging 19.6 points per game while playing 36.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Orange. He pulls down 2.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 68%. Trevor Cooney averages 14.9 points per game in 39 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.1 assists per contest and 2.7 rebounds per game for Syracuse. His field goal percentage is 35% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera averages 15.7 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year for the Hoyas. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Isaac Copeland averages 12.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Syracuse averages 70.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 200th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 201st. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 51st in the country. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per game which ranks them 165th and 141st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 243rd with 14 per game. The Orange allow 63.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 34th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 32nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 40.1 rebounds a game which ranks 274th and they give up 14.7 assists per contest which puts them in 252nd place in the country. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 113th in the Division 1.
Georgetown averages 75.2 points per game this year which ranks them 130th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 8.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 62nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 122nd in the nation. They average 36 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per contest which ranks them 192nd and 159th respectively. In the turnover department the Hoyas rank 194th with 13.3 per game. The Hoyas allow 66.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 75th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 70th and 130th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 84th and they give up 10.7 assists per contest which puts them in 51st place in the nation. The Hoyas force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 184th in college basketball.
Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 3-3 against the spread
The Syracuse Orange are 4-2 against the over/under
Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 4-1 against the spread
The Georgetown Hoyas are 2-3 against the over/under
Syracuse Orange Injuries
12/03/15 HC Jim Boeheim Suspension expected to miss 9 games
Georgetown Hoyas Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Syracuse
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