Georgetown at Villanova NCAA Basketball Tips 2/3/2019
Sunday, February 3, 2019
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The Georgetown Hoyas travel to Finneran Pavilion to play the Villanova Wildcats on Sunday, February 3, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Villanova as 11.5 point favorites.
Georgetown heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-7. They currently have a point differential of 5.0 as they are averaging 83.2 points per contest while giving up 78.1 per game. Villanova has an overall record of 17-4. They are averaging 76.8 points per game and surrendering 67.0, good for a point differential of 9.8.
Valuable Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 8-12-1 against the spread
The Georgetown Hoyas are 15-6-0 against the over/under
Important Villanova Wildcats Betting Trends
The Villanova Wildcats are 14-7-0 against the spread
The Villanova Wildcats are 8-12-1 against the over/under
Key Georgetown Hoyas Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Villanova Wildcats Injuries
01/19/19 F Cole Swider Hand is out indefinitely
James Akinjo averages 13.9 points per game in 31.2 minutes per contest. He averages 5.3 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%. Jessie Govan comes into this contest averaging 19.4 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per night. He pulls down 8.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Eric Paschall averages 17.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.3 rebounds per contest and 2.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 79%. Phil Booth averages 18.7 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hoyas allow 78.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 314th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 157th and 226th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 205th, and they give up 15.0 assists per contest which puts them in 305th place in the NCAA. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 106th in the nation. Georgetown averages 83.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 20th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 5.0 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 112th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 46th in D-1. They average 39.9 rebounds per game and 17.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 25th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 102nd with 14.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats surrender 67.0 points per contest, which ranks them 71st in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 196th and 181st in those defensive statistics. They rank 196th with 13.3 assists allowed per contest, and 32nd with 31.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wildcats are 81st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per game. Villanova is 95th in the country with 76.8 points per game this year. They are 108th in the D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 9.8. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 62nd in the nation. They are 202nd in the country in rebounding with 35.3 boards per game and 121st in assists per contest with 14.3. The Wildcats are 304th in turnovers per game with 11.6.
The Hoyas are 79th in the nation in offensive rating with 108.4. In terms of pace they are 26th in the country with 74.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 100th. As a team they are 61st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 174th in Division 1. Georgetown is 178th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions.
Villanova is 273rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 115.4, which is ranked 13th. They are 331st in D-1 in pace with 66.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 23rd. As a unit they are 18th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 53% of their shot attempts, ranking 3rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Georgetown/Villanova college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Villanova -11.5
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