North Carolina A&T at Georgetown College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/9/2017
Saturday, December 9, 2017
Capital One Arena
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The North Carolina A&T Aggies travel to Capital One Arena to play the Georgetown Hoyas on Saturday, December 9, 2017. The opening line for this game has Georgetown as 7 point favorites.
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North Carolina A&T heads into this matchup with a mark of 5-3. They currently have a point differential of 7.0 as they are averaging 85.0 points per contest while giving up 78.0 per game. Georgetown has an overall record of 7-0. They are averaging 81.9 points per game and surrendering 62.9, good for a point differential of 19.0.
Valuable North Carolina A&T Aggies Betting Trends
The North Carolina A&T Aggies are 0-0 against the spread this season
The North Carolina A&T Aggies are 0-0 against the over/under this year
Important Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 1-3 against the spread this season
The Georgetown Hoyas are 1-3 against the over/under this year
Key North Carolina A&T Aggies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Georgetown Hoyas Injuries
12/08/17 F George Muresan Strep Throat is "?" Saturday vs N. Carolina A&T
11/25/17 F Trey Mourning Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Japhet Kadji averages 8.6 points per game in 21.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%. Femi Olujobi averages 25.1 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 9.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 62% while his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Marcus Derrickson averages 14.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 7 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 96%. Jessie Govan averages 20.4 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 12.7 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is at 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aggies allow 78.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 282nd in the nation. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc, ranking them 286th and 39th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 145th, and they give up 12.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 136th place in the country. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 218th in college basketball. North Carolina A&T averages 85.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 36th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 7.0 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 70th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 309th in D-1. They average 38.5 rebounds per game and 16.5 assists per game, which ranks them 94th and 56th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 129th with 14.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hoyas surrender 62.9 points per contest, which ranks them 32nd in the country. Their defense allows a 38% shooting percentage and a 28% average from 3-point range, ranking them 20th and 17th in those defensive statistics. They rank 108th with 12.0 assists allowed per contest, and 7th with 28.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hoyas are 75th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.6 per game this season. Georgetown is 69th in Division 1 with 81.9 points per game this year. They are 29th in the country in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 19.0. They shoot 41% from 3-point range, which is good for 29th in the nation. They are 33rd in college basketball in rebounding with 41.1 boards per game and 14th in assists per contest with 18.7. The Hoyas are 84th in turnovers per game with 15.0.
The Aggies are 99th in the nation in offensive rating with 109.3, and their defensive rating of 100.3 is ranked 188th. In terms of pace they are 25th in the country with 76.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 118th. As a team they are 79th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 235th in Division 1. North Carolina A&T is 194th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 234th in the nation.
Georgetown is 71st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 43%, which is 23rd in Division 1. The Hoyas are 28th in the nation in defensive rating with 89.1, and their offensive rating of 116 is ranked 30th. They are 216th in D-1 in pace with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 22nd. As a unit they are 14th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 186th in the country.
Who will win tonight's North Carolina A&T/Georgetown college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Georgetown -7
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