Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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The DePaul Blue Demons head to Verizon Center to take on the Georgetown Hoyas on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. The opening line for this game has Georgetown as 14.5 point favorites.
The Blue Demons come into this game with an overall record of 8-19 and a road record of 0-8. They are 10-15 against the spread and their over/under record is 13-12. The Hoyas have an overall record of 14-13 and a home record of 9-6. They have an over/under record of 12-13 and they are 9-16 against the spread.
Eli Cain comes into this contest averaging 16.1 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Blue Demons. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 71%. Billy Garrett averages 14.6 points per game in 28.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.1 assists per contest and 2.7 rebounds per game for DePaul. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 91%.
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Rodney Pryor averages 18.2 points per game while playing 32.7 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 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. L.J. Peak averages 16.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 3.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
DePaul averages 69.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 260th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -5.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 259th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 289th in the country. They average 33.1 rebounds per game and 11.6 assists per game which ranks them 287th and 282nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 234th with 13.8 per game. The Blue Demons allow 74.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 225th in the nation. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 286th and 287th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 133rd and they give up 15.7 assists per contest which puts them in 317th place in the country. They force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 101st in Division 1.
Georgetown averages 75.4 points per game this year which ranks them 109th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 71st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 146th in the nation. They average 36.1 rebounds per game and 15.5 assists per contest which ranks them 143rd and 55th respectively. In the turnover department the Hoyas rank 242nd with 13.9 per game. The Hoyas allow 71.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 158th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 72nd and 45th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35 rebounds a game which ranks 154th and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 119th place in the nation. The Hoyas force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 207th in college basketball.
The Blue Demons average 62.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 62 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -14.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -21.3 per contest. The Blue Demons have an offensive rating of 99.7 and they assist on 47.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. DePaul turns the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29.8%. The Blue Demons give up 77.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 83.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Hoyas score 77.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 71.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -3.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 10.9 points per game. The Hoyas have a rating on offense of 105.9 and 60.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.6 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 17.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 29.1%. The Hoyas give up 67 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 74.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
DePaul Blue Demons Betting Trends
The DePaul Blue Demons are 10-15 against the spread
The DePaul Blue Demons are 13-12 against the over/under
Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 9-16 against the spread
The Georgetown Hoyas are 12-13 against the over/under
DePaul Blue Demons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Georgetown Hoyas Injuries
12/16/16 F Isaac Copeland Personal has left team
02/21/17 G Tre Campbell Knee "?" Wednesday vs. Depaul
Josh's Pick: Take DePaul +14.5
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