Saturday, January 14, 2017
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The Connecticut Huskies travel to Verizon Center to play the Georgetown Hoyas on Saturday, January 14, 2017.
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The Huskies come into this game with an overall record of 7-9 and a road record of 1-3. They are 4-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-8. The Hoyas have an overall record of 9-8 and a home record of 6-4. They have an over/under record of 7-8 and they are 5-10 against the spread.
Jalen Adams comes into this contest averaging 15.2 points per game while playing 36.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Huskies. He pulls down 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Rodney Purvis averages 12.8 points per game in 37.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game for Connecticut. His field goal percentage is 34% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Rodney Pryor averages 18.2 points per game while playing 31.6 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 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. L.J. Peak averages 15.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 3.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Connecticut averages 63.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 322nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -0.5 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 273rd. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 321st in the country. They average 38.1 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per game which ranks them 81st and 233rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 131st with 13 per game. The Huskies allow 64.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 34th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.1 rebounds a game which ranks 229th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 50th place in the country. They force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 307th in Division 1.
Georgetown averages 77.8 points per game this year which ranks them 65th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 81st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 57th in the nation. They average 36.8 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per contest which ranks them 129th and 79th respectively. In the turnover department the Hoyas rank 231st with 14.2 per game. The Hoyas allow 71.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 139th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 55th and 55th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 202nd and they give up 11.9 assists per contest which puts them in 83rd place in the nation. The Hoyas force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 115th in college basketball.
The Huskies average 65.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 66 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 6.7 per contest. The Huskies have an offensive rating of 98 and they assist on 53.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 65.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Connecticut turns the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 30.2%. The Huskies give up 69.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 59.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Hoyas score 82.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 76.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 4.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 14.2 points per game. The Hoyas have a rating on offense of 107.5 and 58.8% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.8 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 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Georgetown turns it over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.2%. The Hoyas give up 68.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 72 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Connecticut Huskies Betting Trends
The Connecticut Huskies are 4-9 against the spread
The Connecticut Huskies are 4-8 against the over/under
Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 5-10 against the spread
The Georgetown Hoyas are 7-8 against the over/under
Connecticut Huskies Injuries
11/22/16 G Terry Larrier Knee out for season
11/20/16 F Mamadou Diarra Knee out for season
11/18/16 G Alterique Gilbert Shoulder out for season
Georgetown Hoyas Injuries
12/16/16 F Isaac Copeland Personal has left team
01/09/17 G Tre Campbell Illness "?"
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