Saturday, January 28, 2017
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
The Georgetown Hoyas travel to Hinkle Fieldhouse to play the Butler Bulldogs on Saturday, January 28, 2017. The opening line for this game has Butler as 12 point favorites.
The Hoyas come into this game with an overall record of 11-10 and a road record of 1-3. They are 6-13 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-10. The Bulldogs have an overall record of 18-3 and a home record of 11-0. They have an over/under record of 8-9 and they are 13-6 against the spread.
For expert handicapping advice on this matchup and other NCAA basketball games check out our handicapping tips.
Rodney Pryor comes into this contest averaging 18 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Hoyas. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. L.J. Peak averages 16 points per game in 33.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.2 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game for Georgetown. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Kelan Martin averages 16.3 points per game while playing 30.4 minutes per contest this year for the Bulldogs. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Andrew Chrabascz averages 11.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Georgetown averages 76 points per contest this season which ranks them 97th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 87th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 97th in the country. They average 36.6 rebounds per game and 15.6 assists per game which ranks them 136th and 51st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 232nd with 14 per game. The Hoyas allow 71.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 135th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 49th and 55th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 176th and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 123rd place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 180th in Division 1.
Butler averages 76.6 points per game this year which ranks them 81st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 48th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 78th in the nation. They average 33 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per contest which ranks them 302nd and 203rd respectively. In the turnover department the Bulldogs rank 4th with 9.9 per game. The Bulldogs allow 66.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 46th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 110th and 21st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 35th and they give up 9.1 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the nation. The Bulldogs force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 127th in college basketball.
The Hoyas average 71.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 67.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -3 per contest. The Hoyas have an offensive rating of 106 and they assist on 61.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Georgetown turns the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29.1%. The Hoyas give up 77.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 70.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bulldogs score 80.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 73 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 5.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 16.8 points per game. The Bulldogs have a rating on offense of 112.7 and 48.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.2 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 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Butler turns it over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 27.4%. The Bulldogs give up 64 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 67.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 6-13 against the spread
The Georgetown Hoyas are 9-10 against the over/under
Butler Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Butler Bulldogs are 13-6 against the spread
The Butler Bulldogs are 8-9 against the over/under
Georgetown Hoyas Injuries
12/16/16 F Isaac Copeland Personal has left team
Butler Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Butler -12
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Guy Bruhn
Get all of this Weeks College Basketball Picks
Get all of this Weeks guaranteed Expert College Basketball Picks