Tuesday, March 1, 2016
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The Georgetown Hoyas travel to BMO Harris Bradley Center to play the Marquette Golden Eagles on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. The opening line for this game has Marquette as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
The Hoyas come into this game with an overall record of 14-15 and a road record of 4-6. They are 13-14 against the spread and their over/under record is 15-12. The Golden Eagles have an overall record of 18-11 and a home record of 11-7. They have an over/under record of 16-12 and they are 12-16 against the spread.
D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera comes into this contest averaging 16.6 points per game while playing 35.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Hoyas. He pulls down 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. L.J. Peak averages 11.5 points per game in 24.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for Georgetown. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Henry Ellenson averages 16.6 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per contest this year for the Golden Eagles. He grabs 9.8 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 73%. Luke Fischer averages 12.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.4 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Georgetown averages 73.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 151st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 166th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 171st in the country. They average 35.6 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per game which ranks them 184th and 67th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 244th with 13.3 per game. The Hoyas allow 71.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 148th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 32nd and 153rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35 rebounds a game which ranks 128th and they give up 11.7 assists per contest which puts them in 67th place in the country. They force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 289th in the Division 1.
Marquette averages 75.2 points per game this year which ranks them 113th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 52nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 175th in the nation. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 16.3 assists per contest which ranks them 126th and 27th respectively. In the turnover department the Golden Eagles rank 325th with 14.6 per game. The Golden Eagles allow 71.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 171st in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 61st and 92nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.9 rebounds a game which ranks 177th and they give up 15.9 assists per contest which puts them in 328th place in the nation. The Golden Eagles force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 80th in college basketball.
The Hoyas average 72.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 73.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 0.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -9.7 per contest. The Hoyas have an offensive rating of 105.4 and they assist on 60.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 42% of their shots. Georgetown turns the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.2%. The Hoyas give up 71.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 83.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Golden Eagles score 77.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 72.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 2.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 6.5 points per game. The Golden Eagles have a rating on offense of 102.5 and 61.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Marquette turns it over an average of 18.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28.7%. The Golden Eagles give up 71.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 70 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 13-14 against the spread
The Georgetown Hoyas are 15-12 against the over/under
Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 12-16 against the spread
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 16-12 against the over/under
Georgetown Hoyas Injuries
02/13/16 C Bradley Hayes Hand out indefinitely
01/13/16 F Paul White Hernia out for season
Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
02/29/16 C Max Heldt Knee "?" Tuesday vs. Georgetown
Tony's Pick: Take Georgetown
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