Alabama A&M at Georgetown College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/23/2017
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Capital One Arena
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The Alabama A&M Bulldogs travel to Capital One Arena to play the Georgetown Hoyas on Saturday, December 23, 2017.
Alabama A&M heads into this matchup with a mark of 0-12. They currently have a point differential of -24.2 as they are averaging 59.1 points per contest while giving up 83.3 per game. Georgetown has an overall mark of 9-1. They are averaging 81.0 points per contest and giving up 66.3, which is a point differential of 14.7.
Valuable Alabama A&M Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Alabama A&M Bulldogs are 1-4 against the spread this season
The Alabama A&M Bulldogs are 4-1 against the over/under this year
Important Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 2-5 against the spread this season
The Georgetown Hoyas are 3-4 against the over/under this year
Key Alabama A&M Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Georgetown Hoyas Injuries
12/22/17 F George Muresan Strep Throat is "?" Saturday vs Alabama A&M
12/20/17 C Chris Sodom Dismissed is out for season
11/25/17 F Trey Mourning Undisclosed is out indefinitely
De'Edrick Petty averages 11.3 points per game while playing 27.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 60% while his free throw percentage is at 80%. Arthur Johnson averages 10.1 points per game in 24 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Jessie Govan averages 19.8 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 12.6 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is at 71%. Marcus Derrickson averages 13.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.3 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
Alabama A&M averages 59.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 347th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -24.2 and their shooting percentage is 39% as a team, which has them ranked 343rd. Behind the arc they shoot 34%, which is good for 224th in the country. They average 31.8 rebounds per game and 10.5 assists per game, which ranks them 330th and 338th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 18.2 per game. The Bulldogs allow 83.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 331st in Division 1. They also allow a 51% shooting percentage and a 42% average from behind the arc, ranking them 348th and 344th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.2 rebounds a game which ranks 270th and they give up 18.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 343rd place in college basketball. They force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 45th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgetown is 68th in the country with 81.0 points per game this year. They are 51st in D-1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 14.7. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 131st in college basketball. They are 18th in the nation in rebounding with 41.4 boards per game, and 13th in assists per contest with 18.8. The Hoyas are 75th in turnovers per game with 15.0. The Hoyas surrender 66.3 points per contest, which ranks them 68th in the country. Their defense allows a 38% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 23rd and 23rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 136th with 12.6 assists allowed per contest and 60th with 31.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hoyas are 128th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per game this season.
The Bulldogs are 344th in the country in defensive rating with 116.8, and their offensive rating of 82.9 is ranked 350th. They are 168th in college basketball in pace with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 44% is 345th. As a unit they are 344th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 48% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 253rd in D-1. Alabama A&M is 1st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 22.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 59%, which is 347th in the country.
Georgetown is 90th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 44%, which is 25th in Division 1. The Hoyas are 32nd in the nation in defensive rating with 91.4, and their offensive rating of 111.7 is ranked 69th. They are 146th in D-1 in pace with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 75th. As a unit they are 40th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 279th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Alabama A&M/Georgetown college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Georgetown
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