Sunday, January 22, 2017
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The Georgetown Hoyas travel to Cintas Center to play the Xavier Musketeers on Sunday, January 22, 2017. The opening line for this game has Xavier as 10.5 point favorites.
The Hoyas come into this game with an overall record of 10-9 and a road record of 1-2. They are 5-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-9. The Musketeers have an overall record of 13-5 and a home record of 9-1. They have an over/under record of 8-9 and they are 9-8 against the spread.
Rodney Pryor comes into this contest averaging 17.7 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Hoyas. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. L.J. Peak averages 15.9 points per game in 33.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game for Georgetown. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Trevon Bluiett averages 16.8 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per contest this year for the Musketeers. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Edmond Sumner averages 15.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 4.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Georgetown averages 76.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 83rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 112th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 97th in the country. They average 36.9 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per game which ranks them 120th and 79th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 231st with 14 per game. The Hoyas allow 71.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 139th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 60th and 94th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 178th and they give up 12.5 assists per contest which puts them in 107th place in the country. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 162nd in Division 1.
Xavier averages 76.1 points per game this year which ranks them 89th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 111th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 259th in the nation. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per contest which ranks them 44th and 100th respectively. In the turnover department the Musketeers rank 107th with 12.7 per game. The Musketeers allow 68.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 85th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 131st and 81st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31.7 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 13.4 assists per contest which puts them in 182nd place in the nation. The Musketeers force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 149th in college basketball.
The Hoyas average 71.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 70.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -4.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 4.3 per contest. The Hoyas have an offensive rating of 106.4 and they assist on 59.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.2 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 8.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 30.2%. The Hoyas give up 76 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 66 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Musketeers score 79.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 66.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -11.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 16.5 points per game. The Musketeers have a rating on offense of 108.3 and 55.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Xavier turns it over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.1% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.6%. The Musketeers give up 63.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 78 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 5-12 against the spread
The Georgetown Hoyas are 8-9 against the over/under
Xavier Musketeers Betting Trends
The Xavier Musketeers are 9-8 against the spread
The Xavier Musketeers are 8-9 against the over/under
Georgetown Hoyas Injuries
12/16/16 F Isaac Copeland Personal has left team
Xavier Musketeers Injuries
01/21/17 G Myles Davis Personal has left team
01/15/17 G Edmond Sumner Shoulder injured last game, probable Monday vs. Creighton
Josh's Pick: Take Xavier -10.5
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