Saturday, January 30, 2016
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The Providence Friars travel to Verizon Center to play the Georgetown Hoyas on Saturday, January 30, 2016. The opening line for this game has Georgetown as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
The Friars come into this game with an overall record of 17-4 and a road record of 5-0. They are 12-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-9. The Hoyas have an overall record of 13-8 and a home record of 8-4. They have an over/under record of 9-10 and they are 11-8 against the spread.
Ben Bentil comes into this contest averaging 20 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Friars. He pulls down 8.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Kris Dunn averages 16.9 points per game in 32.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.1 assists per contest and 6.3 rebounds per game for Providence. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera averages 16.3 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest this year for the Hoyas. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 4.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Isaac Copeland averages 10 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Providence averages 74.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 136th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 213th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 320th in the country. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per game which ranks them 98th and 49th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 63rd with 11.6 per game. The Friars allow 67.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 67th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 134th and 48th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 154th and they give up 13.1 assists per contest which puts them in 167th place in the country. They force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 31st in the Division 1.
Georgetown averages 73.5 points per game this year which ranks them 154th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 140th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 126th in the nation. They average 35.9 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per contest which ranks them 179th and 84th respectively. In the turnover department the Hoyas rank 185th with 13 per game. The Hoyas allow 68.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 103rd in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 130th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.1 rebounds a game which ranks 123rd and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 65th place in the nation. The Hoyas force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 290th in college basketball.
The Friars average 73 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 5.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 0.7 per contest. The Friars have an offensive rating of 105.3 and they assist on 60.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Providence turns the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33.2%. The Friars give up 67.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 73 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Hoyas score 73.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 72.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 1.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 6 points per game. The Hoyas have a rating on offense of 106.5 and 61.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.3 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 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 42% of their shots. Georgetown turns it over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28%. The Hoyas give up 67.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 71 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Providence Friars Betting Trends
The Providence Friars are 12-8 against the spread
The Providence Friars are 11-9 against the over/under
Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 11-8 against the spread
The Georgetown Hoyas are 9-10 against the over/under
Providence Friars Injuries
01/29/16 F Quadree Smith Hand "?" Saturday vs. Georgetown
Georgetown Hoyas Injuries
01/13/16 F Paul White Hernia out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Providence
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