Tuesday, February 2, 2016
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The Georgetown Hoyas travel to Hinkle Fieldhouse to play the Butler Bulldogs on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Butler as 6 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Hoyas come into this game with an overall record of 13-9 and a road record of 4-3. They are 11-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-10. The Bulldogs have an overall record of 14-7 and a home record of 9-2. They have an over/under record of 10-11 and they are 8-11 against the spread.
D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera comes into this contest averaging 16.4 points per game while playing 35 minutes per night so far this season for the Hoyas. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. L.J. Peak averages 10.3 points per game in 23.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game for Georgetown. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Kellen Dunham averages 16.2 points per game while playing 31 minutes per contest this year for the Bulldogs. He grabs 2.4 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. Kelan Martin averages 14.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.2 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Georgetown averages 73.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 153rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 141st. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 137th in the country. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per game which ranks them 191st and 85th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 213th with 13.2 per game. The Hoyas allow 68.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 106th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 146th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 133rd and they give up 11.6 assists per contest which puts them in 65th place in the country. They force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 264th in the Division 1.
Butler averages 80.9 points per game this year which ranks them 24th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 11.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 37th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 116th in the nation. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per contest which ranks them 101st and 87th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulldogs rank 15th with 10.3 per game. The Bulldogs allow 69.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 122nd in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 84th and 72nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 65th and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 88th place in the nation. The Bulldogs force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 147th in college basketball.
The Hoyas average 73.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 68.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 3.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -3 per contest. The Hoyas have an offensive rating of 105.8 and they assist on 60.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 41% of their shots. Georgetown turns the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 27.9%. The Hoyas give up 70.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 71.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bulldogs score 87.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 66.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 0 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 21.2 points per game. The Bulldogs have a rating on offense of 115.6 and 51.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Butler turns it over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 34.8%. The Bulldogs give up 65.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 66.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 11-9 against the spread
The Georgetown Hoyas are 10-10 against the over/under
Butler Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Butler Bulldogs are 8-11 against the spread
The Butler Bulldogs are 10-11 against the over/under
Georgetown Hoyas Injuries
01/13/16 F Paul White Hernia out for season
Butler Bulldogs Injuries
11/13/15 G Kethan Savage Ankle out for season
02/01/16 G Tyler Lewis Concussion "?" Tuesday vs. Georgetown
Josh's Pick: Take Georgetown
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