Marquette at Georgetown College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/26/2018
Monday, February 26, 2018
Capital One Arena
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The Marquette Golden Eagles head to Capital One Arena to take on the Georgetown Hoyas on Monday, February 26, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Marquette as 1 point favorites.
Marquette comes into this game with an overall record of 16-12. They currently have a point differential of 3.6 as they are averaging 81.5 points per game while giving up 77.9 per contest. Georgetown has an overall record of 15-12. They are averaging 78.3 points per game and surrendering 74.8, good for a point differential of 3.5.
Valuable Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 13-14 against the spread this season
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 16-11 against the over/under this year
Important Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 13-11 against the spread this season
The Georgetown Hoyas are 12-12 against the over/under this year
Key Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
11/27/17 G Haanif Cheatham Left Team 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
Markus Howard averages 20.9 points per contest while playing 31.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 94%. Andrew Rowsey averages 19.4 points per contest in 31.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.4 assists per game and 2.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 90%.
Jessie Govan scores 16.8 points per contest while playing 32.1 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 10.1 rebounds per contest and has 1.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 74%. Marcus Derrickson averages 15.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 8.2 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
Marquette averages 81.5 points per contest this year, which is 37th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.6 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 56th. From 3-point territory they shoot 40%, which is good for 17th in Division 1. They average 32.3 boards per contest and 15.8 assists per game, which ranks them 320th and 52nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 267th with 12.0 per game. The Golden Eagles allow 77.9 points per contest, which is 305th in the country. They also surrender a 48% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 323rd and 182nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.1 rebounds a game which ranks 90th, and they allow 14.8 assists per game which puts them in 285th place in college basketball. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 151st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgetown is 70th in the country with 78.3 points per contest this season. They are 124th in the nation in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 3.5. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 91st in Division 1. They are 31st in the country in rebounding with 38.9 boards per contest and 11th in assists per game with 17.5. The Hoyas are 17th in turnovers per contest with 15.5. The Hoyas give up 74.8 points per game, which ranks them 239th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 108th and 100th in those defensive statistics. They rank 280th with 14.8 dimes allowed per game and 116th with 33.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Hoyas are 132nd in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per contest this year.
The Golden Eagles are 24th in the nation in offensive rating with 114, and their defensive rating of 109 is ranked 306th. In terms of pace they are 112th in the country with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 23rd. As a team they are 22nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 41st in Division 1. Marquette is 275th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 296th in the nation.
Georgetown is 37th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 113th in Division 1. The Hoyas are 142nd in the nation in defensive rating with 101.4, and their offensive rating of 106.1 is ranked 142nd. They are 72nd in D-1 in pace with 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 146th. As a unit they are 88th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 252nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Marquette/Georgetown college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Marquette -1
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