DePaul at Georgetown College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/24/2018
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Capital One Arena
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The DePaul Blue Demons travel to Capital One Arena to play the Georgetown Hoyas on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. The opening line for this game has Georgetown as 4.5 point favorites.
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DePaul comes into this game with an overall record of 8-11. They currently have a point differential of 1.2 as they are averaging 73.7 points per game while giving up 72.5 per contest. Georgetown has an overall record of 13-6. They are averaging 78.3 points per game and surrendering 71.8, good for a point differential of 6.5.
Valuable DePaul Blue Demons Betting Trends
The DePaul Blue Demons are 9-10 against the spread this season
The DePaul Blue Demons are 9-10 against the over/under this year
Important Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 8-8 against the spread this season
The Georgetown Hoyas are 6-10 against the over/under this year
Key DePaul Blue Demons Injuries
12/09/17 G Devin Gage Achilles is out for season
Key Georgetown Hoyas Injuries
12/20/17 C Chris Sodom Dismissed is out for season
11/25/17 F Trey Mourning Undisclosed is out indefinitely
01/23/18 G Trey Dickerson Back is "?" Wednesday vs Depaul
Marin Maric averages 13.2 points per game in 25.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 6.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%. Max Strus averages 18.2 points per game while playing 35.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Marcus Derrickson averages 15.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.7 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 88%. Jessie Govan averages 17.3 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 10.9 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blue Demons allow 72.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 189th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 116th and 304th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 207th, and they give up 14.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 265th place in the country. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 275th in college basketball. DePaul averages 73.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 187th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 1.2 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 292nd. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 284th in D-1. They average 38.1 rebounds per game and 15.0 assists per game, which ranks them 77th and 97th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 195th with 13.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hoyas surrender 71.8 points per contest, which ranks them 169th in the country. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 69th and 64th in those defensive statistics. They rank 253rd with 14.4 assists allowed per contest, and 103rd with 33.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hoyas are 196th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per game this season. Georgetown is 80th in Division 1 with 78.3 points per game this year. They are 154th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 6.5. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 170th in the nation. They are 15th in college basketball in rebounding with 40.6 boards per game and 28th in assists per contest with 17.2. The Hoyas are 14th in turnovers per game with 16.3.
The Blue Demons are 210th in the nation in offensive rating with 102.9, and their defensive rating of 101.2 is ranked 166th. In terms of pace they are 123rd in the country with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 315th. As a team they are 307th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 295th in Division 1. DePaul is 257th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 206th in the nation.
Georgetown is 28th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 71st in Division 1. The Hoyas are 68th in the nation in defensive rating with 96.6, and their offensive rating of 105.3 is ranked 156th. They are 92nd in D-1 in pace with 72 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 193rd. As a unit they are 105th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 274th in the country.
Who will win tonight's DePaul/Georgetown college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Georgetown -4.5
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