Georgetown at Seton Hall Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 3/14/2019
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Madison Square Garden
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The Georgetown Hoyas head to Madison Square Garden to take on the Seton Hall Pirates on Thursday, March 14, 2019. The opening line for this game has Seton Hall as 2 point favorites.
Georgetown heads into this matchup with a mark of 19-12. They currently have a point differential of 2.2 as they are averaging 80.6 points per contest while giving up 78.5 per game. Seton Hall has an overall mark of 18-12. They are averaging 73.8 points per contest and giving up 71.6, which is a point differential of 2.2.
Valuable Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 13-17-1 against the spread this season
The Georgetown Hoyas are 19-12-0 against the over/under this year
Important Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 14-16-0 against the spread this season
The Seton Hall Pirates are 12-18-0 against the over/under this year
Key Georgetown Hoyas Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jessie Govan comes into this game averaging 17.6 points per contest while playing 30.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 77%. Mac McClung averages 13.4 points per contest in 26.2 minutes per game. He averages 2.0 assists per game and 2.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Myles Powell scores 22.6 points per contest while playing 36.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.1 rebounds per contest and has 2.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 86%. Myles Cale averages 10.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.1 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.3 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 66%.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgetown averages 80.6 points per contest, which is 27th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 2.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 172nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 93rd in the nation. They average 39.8 boards per contest and 16.9 assists per game, which ranks them 15th and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 112th with 13.6 per game. The Hoyas allow 78.5 points per contest, which is 327th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 141st and 186th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 254th, and they allow 15.2 assists per game which puts them in 314th place in the country. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 95th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Seton Hall is 141st in the nation with 73.8 points per contest this season. They are 179th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 2.2. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 273rd in the NCAA. They are 179th in D-1 in rebounding with 35.4 boards per contest and 158th in assists per game with 13.7. The Pirates are 191st in turnovers per contest with 12.8. The Pirates give up 71.6 points per game, which ranks them 185th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 115th and 156th in those defensive statistics. They rank 209th with 13.4 dimes allowed per game and 227th with 35.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Pirates are 272nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per contest this year.
The Hoyas are 117th in the nation in offensive rating with 106.6. In terms of pace they are 28th in the country with 73.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 158th. As a team they are 109th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 185th in Division 1. Georgetown is 210th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions.
Seton Hall is 202nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions. The Pirates have an offensive rating of 103.9, which is ranked 167th. They are 130th in D-1 in pace with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 221st. As a unit they are 200th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 233rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Georgetown/Seton Hall college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Georgetown +2
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