Georgetown at Butler College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/13/2018
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
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The Georgetown Hoyas travel to Hinkle Fieldhouse to play the Butler Bulldogs on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. The opening line for this game has Butler as 11.5 point favorites.
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Georgetown heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-10. They currently have a point differential of 4.5 as they are averaging 78.4 points per contest while giving up 73.9 per game. Butler has an overall mark of 17-9. They are averaging 80.2 points per contest and giving up 72.2, which is a point differential of 8.0.
Valuable Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 12-9 against the spread this season
The Georgetown Hoyas are 10-11 against the over/under this year
Important Butler Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Butler Bulldogs are 13-12 against the spread this season
The Butler Bulldogs are 15-10 against the over/under this year
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
Key Butler Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jessie Govan averages 16.7 points per game while playing 32 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 10 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 77%. Marcus Derrickson averages 15.8 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 8.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Kelan Martin averages 20.7 points per game while playing 34.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.3 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 87%. Kamar Baldwin averages 16 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.1 rebounds per contest and 3.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgetown averages 78.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 68th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 146th. Behind the arc they shoot 35%, which is good for 154th in the country. They average 39.5 rebounds per game and 17.5 assists per game, which ranks them 23rd and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 16th with 15.8 per game. The Hoyas allow 73.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 225th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 91st and 81st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 116th and they give up 14.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 266th place in college basketball. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 161st in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Butler is 47th in the country with 80.2 points per game this year. They are 41st in D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 8.0. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 102nd in college basketball. They are 230th in the nation in rebounding with 34.5 boards per game, and 118th in assists per contest with 14.7. The Bulldogs are 317th in turnovers per game with 11.4. The Bulldogs surrender 72.2 points per contest, which ranks them 170th in the country. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 227th and 305th in those defensive statistics. They rank 108th with 12.5 assists allowed per contest and 53rd with 32.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 250th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per game this season.
The Hoyas are 147th in the nation in offensive rating with 105.7, and their defensive rating of 99.7 is ranked 102nd. In terms of pace they are 76th in the country with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 169th. As a team they are 99th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 243rd in Division 1. Georgetown is 37th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 97th in the nation.
Butler is 319th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 237th in Division 1. The Bulldogs are 145th in the nation in defensive rating with 100.9, and their offensive rating of 112 is ranked 44th. They are 160th in D-1 in pace with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 56th. As a unit they are 54th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 193rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Georgetown/Butler college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Butler -11.5
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