Saturday, February 11, 2017
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
The Marquette Golden Eagles travel to Verizon Center to play the Georgetown Hoyas on Saturday, February 11, 2017. The opening line for this game has Georgetown as 2 point favorites.
Free $60 in Member College Basketball Picks. No Obligation Click Here
The Golden Eagles come into this game with an overall record of 15-9 and a road record of 3-4. They are 11-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 13-11. The Hoyas have an overall record of 13-12 and a home record of 8-6. They have an over/under record of 11-12 and they are 8-15 against the spread.
For expert handicapping advice on this matchup and other NCAA basketball games check out our handicapping tips.
Markus Howard comes into this contest averaging 12.3 points per game while playing 20.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Golden Eagles. He pulls down 2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 93%. Luke Fischer averages 12.1 points per game in 25.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game for Marquette. His field goal percentage is 65% for the year while his free throw percentage is 61%.
Rodney Pryor averages 18.2 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per contest this year for the Hoyas. He grabs 5 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. L.J. Peak averages 16.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 3.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Marquette averages 82.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 16th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.2 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 14th. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 1st in the country. They average 33.6 rebounds per game and 16.8 assists per game which ranks them 274th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 88th with 12.2 per game. The Golden Eagles allow 74.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 224th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 231st and 309th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 71st and they give up 15.6 assists per contest which puts them in 315th place in the country. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 158th in Division 1.
Georgetown averages 75.5 points per game this year which ranks them 106th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 77th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 119th in the nation. They average 35.8 rebounds per game and 15.6 assists per contest which ranks them 164th and 53rd respectively. In the turnover department the Hoyas rank 244th with 14 per game. The Hoyas allow 71.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 151st in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 58th and 49th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.1 rebounds a game which ranks 158th and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 116th place in the nation. The Hoyas force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 205th in college basketball.
The Golden Eagles average 81.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 76.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -0.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -1.3 per contest. The Golden Eagles have an offensive rating of 116.2 and they assist on 57.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 57%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 61% and they shoot 3 pointers on 41% of their shots. Marquette turns the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.6%. The Golden Eagles give up 81.6 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 77.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 68.7 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 10.4 points per game. The Hoyas have a rating on offense of 106.1 and 61.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.5 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Georgetown turns it over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 29.1%. The Hoyas give up 67.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 72 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 11-12 against the spread
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 13-11 against the over/under
Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 8-15 against the spread
The Georgetown Hoyas are 11-12 against the over/under
Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
12/19/16 G Traci Carter Personal has left team
11/22/16 F Sandy Cohen III Personal has left team
11/08/16 G Sacar Anim None expected to redshirt
Georgetown Hoyas Injuries
12/16/16 F Isaac Copeland Personal has left team
02/10/17 G Tre Campbell Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Marquette
Guy's Pick: Take Georgetown -2
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 Free College Basketball Picks
Get all of this Weeks 100% profit guaranteed Expert College Basketball Picks