Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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The Seton Hall Pirates travel to Verizon Center to play the Georgetown Hoyas on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. The opening line for this game has Georgetown as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.5.
The Pirates come into this game with an overall record of 17-7 and a road record of 4-3. They are 16-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-14. The Hoyas have an overall record of 14-12 and a home record of 9-5. They have an over/under record of 13-11 and they are 13-11 against the spread.
Isaiah Whitehead comes into this contest averaging 16.6 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Pirates. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 37% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Khadeen Carrington averages 13.8 points per game in 29.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 2.7 rebounds per game for Seton Hall. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera averages 16.2 points per game while playing 35.2 minutes per contest this year for the Hoyas. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. L.J. Peak averages 11.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Seton Hall averages 74.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 137th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 127th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 223rd in the country. They average 40.2 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game which ranks them 26th and 133rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 243rd with 13.5 per game. The Pirates allow 66.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 55th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 39th and 63rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36 rebounds a game which ranks 179th and they give up 12.5 assists per contest which puts them in 122nd place in the country. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 66th in the Division 1.
Georgetown averages 73.6 points per game this year which ranks them 151st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 154th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 131st in the nation. They average 35.5 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per contest which ranks them 191st and 77th respectively. In the turnover department the Hoyas rank 201st with 13 per game. The Hoyas allow 69.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 121st in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 123rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 140th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 61st place in the nation. The Hoyas force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 274th in college basketball.
The Pirates average 74.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 74.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 6.3 per contest. The Pirates have an offensive rating of 105 and they assist on 51.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Seton Hall turns the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 36%. The Pirates give up 68.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 68 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Hoyas score 74.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 75 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 4.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 6.6 points per game. The Hoyas have a rating on offense of 106 and 60.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 41% of their shots. Georgetown turns it over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 27.8%. The Hoyas give up 68 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 70.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 16-7 against the spread
The Seton Hall Pirates are 9-14 against the over/under
Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 13-11 against the spread
The Georgetown Hoyas are 13-11 against the over/under
Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
No key injuries to report
Georgetown Hoyas Injuries
02/13/16 C Bradley Hayes Hand out indefinitely
01/13/16 F Paul White Hernia out for season
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