Saturday, December 31, 2016
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The Xavier Musketeers travel to Verizon Center to play the Georgetown Hoyas on Saturday, December 31, 2016.
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The Musketeers come into this game with an overall record of 11-2 and a road record of 0-2. They are 7-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-7. The Hoyas have an overall record of 8-5 and a home record of 5-2. They have an over/under record of 4-7 and they are 4-7 against the spread.
Trevon Bluiett comes into this contest averaging 19.2 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Musketeers. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Edmond Sumner averages 14.4 points per game in 33.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.7 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game for Xavier. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Rodney Pryor averages 20.1 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per contest this year for the Hoyas. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. L.J. Peak averages 15.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Xavier averages 76.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 93rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 82nd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 204th in the country. They average 39.8 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per game which ranks them 45th and 77th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 97th with 12.6 per game. The Musketeers allow 64.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 41st in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 102nd and 109th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.6 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 13.2 assists per contest which puts them in 159th place in the country. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 126th in Division 1.
Georgetown averages 78.2 points per game this year which ranks them 64th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 61st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 19th in the nation. They average 36 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per contest which ranks them 171st and 96th respectively. In the turnover department the Hoyas rank 266th with 14.8 per game. The Hoyas allow 70.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 131st in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 95th and 71st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 168th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 99th place in the nation. The Hoyas force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 83rd in college basketball.
The Musketeers average 72 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 78.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -0.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 19.7 per contest. The Musketeers have an offensive rating of 108.6 and they assist on 55.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Xavier turns the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 34.8%. The Musketeers give up 72.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 59 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Hoyas score 84 ppg at home and they have averaged 74 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 6.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 18.3 points per game. The Hoyas have a rating on offense of 109.8 and 58.9% 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 54%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Georgetown turns it over an average of 18.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.6%. The Hoyas give up 65.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 67.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Xavier Musketeers Betting Trends
The Xavier Musketeers are 7-5 against the spread
The Xavier Musketeers are 5-7 against the over/under
Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 4-7 against the spread
The Georgetown Hoyas are 4-7 against the over/under
Xavier Musketeers Injuries
11/05/16 G Myles Davis Suspension out indefinitely
Georgetown Hoyas Injuries
12/16/16 F Isaac Copeland Personal has left team
Josh's Pick: Take Georgetown
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