Wednesday, January 25, 2017
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The Creighton Bluejays head to Verizon Center to take on the Georgetown Hoyas on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has Creighton as 4 point favorites.
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The Bluejays come into this game with an overall record of 18-2 and a road record of 5-0. They are 13-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-10. The Hoyas have an overall record of 10-10 and a home record of 7-5. They have an over/under record of 9-9 and they are 5-13 against the spread.
Marcus Foster comes into this contest averaging 18.7 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Bluejays. He pulls down 2.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Justin Patton averages 13.7 points per game in 25 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 6.5 rebounds per game for Creighton. His field goal percentage is 72% for the year while his free throw percentage is 48%.
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Rodney Pryor averages 18 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per contest this year for the Hoyas. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. L.J. Peak averages 15.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Creighton averages 86.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 9th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 13.5 and their shooting percentage is 53% as a team which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 7th in the country. They average 34.5 rebounds per game and 17.6 assists per game which ranks them 230th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 39th with 11.6 per game. The Bluejays allow 72.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 175th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 144th and 100th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.1 rebounds a game which ranks 187th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 85th place in the country. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 93rd in Division 1.
Georgetown averages 76.2 points per game this year which ranks them 91st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 93rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 90th in the nation. They average 36.1 rebounds per game and 15.4 assists per contest which ranks them 160th and 68th respectively. In the turnover department the Hoyas rank 235th with 14.1 per game. The Hoyas allow 72.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 161st in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 64th and 99th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 175th and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 129th place in the nation. The Hoyas force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 174th in college basketball.
The Bluejays average 88.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 80.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 13.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 2.7 per contest. The Bluejays have an offensive rating of 118.4 and they assist on 53.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 73.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 60%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 61% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Creighton turns the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 26.4%. The Bluejays give up 74.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 77.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Hoyas score 79.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 67.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -8.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 10.6 points per game. The Hoyas have a rating on offense of 106.3 and 60.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.3 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 34% of their shots. Georgetown turns it over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 29.2%. The Hoyas give up 68.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 76.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Creighton Bluejays Betting Trends
The Creighton Bluejays are 13-5 against the spread
The Creighton Bluejays are 8-10 against the over/under
Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 5-13 against the spread
The Georgetown Hoyas are 9-9 against the over/under
Creighton Bluejays Injuries
11/23/16 C Zach Hanson Ankle out 8-12 weeks
01/17/17 G Mo Watson Jr. Knee out for season
Georgetown Hoyas Injuries
12/16/16 F Isaac Copeland Personal has left team
Tony's Pick: Take Georgetown +4
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