Saturday, March 5, 2016
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The Georgetown Hoyas travel to The Pavilion to play the Villanova Wildcats on Saturday, March 5, 2016. The opening line for this game has Villanova as 15 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
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The Hoyas come into this game with an overall record of 14-16 and a road record of 4-7. They are 14-14 against the spread and their over/under record is 16-12. The Wildcats have an overall record of 26-4 and a home record of 14-1. They have an over/under record of 15-14 and they are 14-14 against the spread.
D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera comes into this contest averaging 16.6 points per game while playing 35.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Hoyas. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Isaac Copeland averages 11.5 points per game in 31.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 5.1 rebounds per game for Georgetown. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Josh Hart averages 15.2 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 7.2 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Kris Jenkins averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Georgetown averages 74.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 139th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 148th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 170th in the country. They average 35.3 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per game which ranks them 195th and 60th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 220th with 13.2 per game. The Hoyas allow 71.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 168th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 46th and 138th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 121st and they give up 12.1 assists per contest which puts them in 94th place in the country. They force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 295th in the Division 1.
Villanova averages 77 points per game this year which ranks them 75th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 13.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 47th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 232nd in the nation. They average 35.9 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per contest which ranks them 164th and 31st respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 49th with 11.3 per game. The Wildcats allow 63 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 151st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 70th and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 159th place in the nation. The Wildcats force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 71st in college basketball.
The Hoyas average 73.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 81.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 0.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -7.3 per contest. The Hoyas have an offensive rating of 106 and they assist on 60.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69 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 42% of their shots. Georgetown turns the ball over an average of 16.7 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 28.1%. The Hoyas give up 73.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 88.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Wildcats score 80.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 85 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 8 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 20.6 points per game. The Wildcats have a rating on offense of 113.5 and 60.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.5 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 45% of their shots. Villanova turns it over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 29.7%. The Wildcats give up 60.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 77 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 14-14 against the spread
The Georgetown Hoyas are 16-12 against the over/under
Villanova Wildcats Betting Trends
The Villanova Wildcats are 14-14 against the spread
The Villanova Wildcats are 15-14 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
Villanova Wildcats Injuries
12/19/15 G Donte DiVincenzo Foot out indefinitely
11/10/15 F Tim Delaney Hip out indefinitely
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