Syracuse vs Georgetown NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 12/14/2019
Game: Syracuse Orange vs Georgetown Hoyas
Date: Saturday, December 14, 2019
Location: Capital One Arena in Washington, DC
Odds/Point Spread: Georgetown -3
The Syracuse Orange travel to Capital One Arena to play the Georgetown Hoyas on Saturday, December 14, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Georgetown as 3 point favorites.
Syracuse heads into this matchup with a mark of 5-4. They currently have a point differential of 8.8 as they are averaging 72.1 points per contest while giving up 63.3 per game. Georgetown has an overall record of 6-3. They are averaging 79.4 points per game and surrendering 74.4, good for a point differential of 5.0.
Valuable Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 4-5-0 against the spread
The Syracuse Orange are 5-4-0 against the over/under
Important Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 4-5-0 against the spread
The Georgetown Hoyas are 6-3-0 against the over/under
Key Syracuse Orange Injuries
11/20/19 G Jalen Carey Thumb is out indefinitely
Key Georgetown Hoyas Injuries
12/02/19 G James Akinjo Dismissed is out for season
12/02/19 F Josh LeBlanc Dismissed is out for season
Buddy Boeheim averages 14.1 points per game in 32.1 minutes per contest. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 1.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%. Elijah Hughes comes into this contest averaging 19.6 points per game while playing 36.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Mac McClung averages 15.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 24.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.4 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 94%. Omer Yurtseven averages 16.3 points per game while playing 25.1 minutes per contest. He grabs 9.4 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Orange allow 63.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 68th in Division 1. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc, ranking them 31st and 39th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.3 rebounds a game which ranks 235th, and they give up 14.9 assists per contest which puts them in 302nd place in the NCAA. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 241st in the nation. Syracuse averages 72.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 178th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 8.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 191st. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 140th in D-1. They average 35.6 rebounds per game and 16.9 assists per contest, which ranks them 215th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 194th with 13.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hoyas surrender 74.4 points per contest, which ranks them 290th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 141st and 303rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 296th with 14.7 assists allowed per contest, and 120th with 33.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hoyas are 249th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.4 per game. Georgetown is 55th in the country with 79.4 points per game this year. They are 91st in the D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 5.0. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 52nd in the nation. They are 65th in the country in rebounding with 39.6 boards per game and 51st in assists per contest with 16.0. The Hoyas are 22nd in turnovers per game with 16.7.
The Orange have an offensive rating of 105, which is ranked 117th. They are 254th in college basketball in pace with 68.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 129th. As a unit they are 117th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shot attempts, ranking 18th in D-1. Syracuse is 155th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions.
Georgetown is 46th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.1 times per 100 possessions. The Hoyas have an offensive rating of 106.6, which is ranked 86th. They are 41st in D-1 in pace with 74.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 120th. As a unit they are 67th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 297th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Syracuse/Georgetown college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Georgetown -3
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