Georgetown vs Providence College Basketball Game Picks 12/31/2019
Game: Georgetown Hoyas vs Providence Friars
Date: Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Location: Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, RI
Odds/Point Spread: Providence -1
The Georgetown Hoyas head to Dunkin' Donuts Center to take on the Providence Friars on Tuesday, December 31, 2019. The opening line for this game has Providence as 1 point favorites.
Georgetown comes into this game with an overall record of 10-3. They currently have a point differential of 9.9 as they are averaging 81.8 points per game while giving up 71.9 per contest. Providence has an overall mark of 7-6. They are averaging 72.7 points per contest and giving up 65.6, which is a point differential of 7.1.
Valuable Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 8-5-0 against the spread this season
The Georgetown Hoyas are 8-5-0 against the over/under this year
Important Providence Friars Betting Trends
The Providence Friars are 4-9-0 against the spread this season
The Providence Friars are 6-6-1 against the over/under this year
Key Georgetown Hoyas Injuries
12/28/19 G Mac McClung Eye is questionable
12/13/19 F Galen Alexander Personal is out for season
12/13/19 F Myron Gardner Personal is out for season
12/02/19 G James Akinjo Dismissed is out for season
12/02/19 F Josh LeBlanc Dismissed is out for season
Key Providence Friars Injuries
12/23/19 F Greg Gantt Toe is questionable
Omer Yurtseven comes into this game averaging 18.2 points per contest while playing 25.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 10.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 72%. Mac McClung averages 15.5 points per contest in 24.8 minutes per game. He averages 2.3 assists per game and 2.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 90%.
Alpha Diallo scores 14.1 points per contest while playing 31.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 9.2 rebounds per contest and has 3.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 54%. David Duke averages 12.3 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 3.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgetown averages 81.8 points per contest, which is 17th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 9.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 56th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 72nd in the nation. They average 41.3 boards per contest and 16.5 assists per game, which ranks them 23rd and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 55th with 15.3 per game. The Hoyas allow 71.9 points per contest, which is 245th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 131st and 252nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.3 rebounds a game which ranks 61st, and they allow 14.2 assists per game which puts them in 277th place in the country. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 232nd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Providence is 160th in the nation with 72.7 points per contest this season. They are 298th in the country in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 7.1. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 207th in the NCAA. They are 44th in D-1 in rebounding with 40.0 boards per contest and 17th in assists per game with 17.1. The Friars are 151st in turnovers per contest with 14.1. The Friars give up 65.6 points per game, which ranks them 116th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 152nd and 175th in those defensive statistics. They rank 197th with 12.8 dimes allowed per game and 256th with 36.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Friars are 325th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 17.5 per contest this year.
The Hoyas are 44th in the nation in offensive rating with 109.8. In terms of pace they are 37th in the country with 74.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 101st. As a team they are 62nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 328th in Division 1. Georgetown is 137th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions.
Providence is 219th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions. The Friars are 213th in the country in offensive rating with 100.4. In terms of pace they are 91st in Division 1 with 72.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 298th. As a team they are 300th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 216th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Georgetown/Providence college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Georgetown +1
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