Georgetown at Creighton College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/27/2018
Saturday, January 27, 2018
CenturyLink Center Omaha
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The Georgetown Hoyas travel to CenturyLink Center Omaha to play the Creighton Bluejays on Saturday, January 27, 2018.
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Valuable Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 8-9 against the spread this season
The Georgetown Hoyas are 7-10 against the over/under this year
Important Creighton Bluejays Betting Trends
The Creighton Bluejays are 12-8 against the spread this season
The Creighton Bluejays are 10-10 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 Creighton Bluejays Injuries
12/01/17 C Jacob Epperson Knee is out for season
01/18/18 F Martin Krampelj ACL is out for season
Marcus Derrickson averages 15.6 points per game in 31.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 7.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%. Jessie Govan averages 16.7 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 10.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Khyri Thomas averages 14.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Marcus Foster averages 19.5 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hoyas allow 72.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 172nd in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 75th and 63rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 111th, and they give up 14.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 255th place in the country. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 204th in college basketball. Georgetown averages 78.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 83rd in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 6.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 152nd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 159th in D-1. They average 39.9 rebounds per game and 17.3 assists per game, which ranks them 28th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 16.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bluejays surrender 72.7 points per contest, which ranks them 196th in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 111th and 13th in those defensive statistics. They rank 223rd with 13.9 assists allowed per contest, and 132nd with 34.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bluejays are 36th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.5 per game this season. Creighton is 8th in Division 1 with 86.5 points per game this year. They are 12th in the country in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 13.8. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 63rd in the nation. They are 65th in college basketball in rebounding with 38.3 boards per game and 4th in assists per contest with 18.8. The Bluejays are 311th in turnovers per game with 11.6.
The Hoyas are 156th in the nation in offensive rating with 105.2, and their defensive rating of 97 is ranked 70th. In terms of pace they are 87th in the country with 72 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 182nd. As a team they are 99th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 254th in Division 1. Georgetown is 26th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 82nd in the nation.
Creighton is 317th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 69th in the nation. The Bluejays are 17th in the country in offensive rating with 116, and their defensive rating of 97.5 is ranked 77th. In terms of pace they are 25th in Division 1 with 74.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 59% is 8th. As a team they are 8th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 43rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Georgetown/Creighton college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Creighton
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