Saturday, January 16, 2016
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The Villanova Wildcats travel to Verizon Center to play the Georgetown Hoyas on Saturday, January 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has Villanova as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Wildcats come into this game with an overall record of 15-2 and a road record of 3-1. They are 9-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-9. The Hoyas have an overall record of 11-6 and a home record of 7-3. They have an over/under record of 7-8 and they are 9-6 against the spread.
Josh Hart comes into this contest averaging 15.5 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Wildcats. He pulls down 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is currently at 70%. Ryan Arcidiacono averages 12.6 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.6 assists per contest and 2.5 rebounds per game for Villanova. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera averages 16.3 points per game while playing 34 minutes per contest this year for the Hoyas. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per game and has 4.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Isaac Copeland averages 11.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Villanova averages 77 points per contest this season which ranks them 77th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 16.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 45th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 262nd in the country. They average 36 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per game which ranks them 184th and 42nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 10.4 per game. The Wildcats allow 60.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 57th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.2 rebounds a game which ranks 88th and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 60th place in the country. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 76th in the Division 1.
Georgetown averages 75.1 points per game this year which ranks them 115th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 98th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 95th in the nation. They average 36 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per contest which ranks them 186th and 84th respectively. In the turnover department the Hoyas rank 212th with 13.4 per game. The Hoyas allow 69.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 113th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 247th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 99th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 65th place in the nation. The Hoyas force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 226th in college basketball.
Villanova Wildcats Betting Trends
The Villanova Wildcats are 9-6 against the spread
The Villanova Wildcats are 7-9 against the over/under
Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 9-6 against the spread
The Georgetown Hoyas are 7-8 against the over/under
Villanova Wildcats Injuries
12/19/15 G Donte DiVincenzo Foot expected to miss 4-6 weeks
11/10/15 F Tim Delaney Hip out indefinitely
Georgetown Hoyas Injuries
01/15/16 F Marcus Derrickson Knee missed last game, probable Saturday vs. Villanova
01/13/16 F Paul White Hernia out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Villanova
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