Sunday, February 19, 2017
CenturyLink Center Omaha
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The Georgetown Hoyas head to CenturyLink Center Omaha to take on the Creighton Bluejays on Sunday, February 19, 2017. The opening line for this game has Creighton as 7 point favorites.
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The Hoyas come into this game with an overall record of 14-12 and a road record of 3-4. They are 9-15 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-13. The Bluejays have an overall record of 21-5 and a home record of 11-3. They have an over/under record of 11-12 and they are 16-8 against the spread.
Rodney Pryor comes into this contest averaging 18.3 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Hoyas. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. L.J. Peak averages 16.5 points per game in 33.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.6 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game for Georgetown. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
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Marcus Foster averages 18 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per contest this year for the Bluejays. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%. Justin Patton averages 13.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.3 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 70% and his free throw percentage is 53%.
Georgetown averages 75.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 102nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 64th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 109th in the country. They average 35.9 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per game which ranks them 156th and 48th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 232nd with 13.8 per game. The Hoyas allow 71.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 141st in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 56th and 37th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 145th and they give up 12.5 assists per contest which puts them in 108th place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 208th in Division 1.
Creighton averages 84.2 points per game this year which ranks them 12th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 11.6 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a team which has them sitting in the 2nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 4th in the nation. They average 34.1 rebounds per game and 17.8 assists per contest which ranks them 246th and 5th respectively. In the turnover department the Bluejays rank 61st with 11.9 per game. The Bluejays allow 72.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 174th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 135th and 99th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 223rd and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 114th place in the nation. The Bluejays force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 99th in college basketball.
The Hoyas average 72.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 70 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -4.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 1.7 per contest. The Hoyas have an offensive rating of 106.5 and they assist on 61.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. 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 7.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29%. The Hoyas give up 77 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 68.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bluejays score 84.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 84.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 9 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 12.3 points per game. The Bluejays have a rating on offense of 116.2 and 55.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 59%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 61% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Creighton turns it over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 25.1%. The Bluejays give up 71.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 75.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 9-15 against the spread
The Georgetown Hoyas are 11-13 against the over/under
Creighton Bluejays Betting Trends
The Creighton Bluejays are 16-8 against the spread
The Creighton Bluejays are 11-12 against the over/under
Georgetown Hoyas Injuries
12/16/16 F Isaac Copeland Personal has left team
02/18/17 G Tre Campbell Knee "?" Sunday vs. Creighton
Creighton Bluejays Injuries
01/17/17 G Mo Watson Jr. Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Georgetown -7
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