Georgetown at Illinois College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/13/2018
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
State Farm Center
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The Georgetown Hoyas head to State Farm Center to take on the Illinois Fighting Illini on Tuesday, November 13, 2018. The opening line for this game has Illinois as 5 point favorites.
Georgetown comes into this game with an overall record of 2-0. They currently have a point differential of 11.0 as they are averaging 76.5 points per game while giving up 65.5 per contest. Illinois has an overall mark of 1-0. They are averaging 99.0 points per contest and giving up 60.0, which is a point differential of 39.0.
Valuable Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 0-2-0 against the spread this season
The Georgetown Hoyas are 1-1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Trends
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 1-0-0 against the spread this season
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 1-0-0 against the over/under this year
Key Georgetown Hoyas Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Illinois Fighting Illini Injuries
11/09/18 F Anthony Higgs Foot is out a week
Jessie Govan comes into this game averaging 19.5 points per contest while playing 29.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 58% while his free throw percentage is 56%. Jamorko Pickett averages 11.5 points per contest in 26.0 minutes per game. He averages 1.5 assists per game and 4.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 67% for the season while his free throw percentage is 0%.
Aaron Jordan scores 19.0 points per contest while playing 26.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.0 rebounds per contest and has 2.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 58%. Ayo Dosunmu averages 18.0 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 23.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.0 rebounds per game and has 4.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 53%.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgetown averages 76.5 points per contest, which is 167th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 11.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 179th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 131st in the nation. They average 37.0 boards per contest and 18.0 assists per game, which ranks them 173rd and 53rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 78th with 16.0 per game. The Hoyas allow 65.5 points per contest, which is 125th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 179th and 195th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 137th, and they allow 12.0 assists per game which puts them in 154th place in the country. They force 16.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 243rd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Illinois is 13th in the nation with 99.0 points per contest this season. They are 35th in the country in shooting at 56%, while their average scoring margin is 39.0. They shoot 44% from beyond the arc, which is good for 53rd in the NCAA. They are 105th in D-1 in rebounding with 41.0 boards per contest and 14th in assists per game with 22.0. The Fighting Illini are 192nd in turnovers per contest with 13.0. The Fighting Illini give up 60.0 points per game, which ranks them 66th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 25% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 96th and 77th in those defensive statistics. They rank 72nd with 9.0 dimes allowed per game and 86th with 31.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Fighting Illini are 339th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 22.0 per contest this year.
The Hoyas have an offensive rating of 103.4, which is ranked 179th. They are 121st in college basketball in pace with 74.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 113th. As a unit they are 100th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shot attempts, ranking 45th in D-1. Georgetown is 64th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.5 times per 100 possessions.
Illinois is 235th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions. The Fighting Illini are 28th in the country in offensive rating with 125.3. In terms of pace they are 32nd in Division 1 with 79.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 65% is 14th. As a team they are 29th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 64% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 177th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Georgetown/Illinois college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Georgetown +5
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