Butler vs Georgetown predictions 1/28/20 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: Butler Bulldogs vs Georgetown Hoyas
Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Location: Capital One Arena in Washington, DC
Odds/Point Spread: Georgetown +1
The Butler Bulldogs head to Capital One Arena to take on the Georgetown Hoyas on Tuesday, January 28, 2020. The opening line for this game has Butler as 1 point favorites.
Butler comes into this game with an overall record of 16-4. They currently have a point differential of 10.0 as they are averaging 69.4 points per game while giving up 59.4 per contest. Georgetown has an overall mark of 12-8. They are averaging 78.0 points per contest and giving up 73.3, which is a point differential of 4.7.
Valuable Butler Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Butler Bulldogs are 11-8-1 against the spread this season
The Butler Bulldogs are 9-11-0 against the over/under this year
Important Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 9-10-1 against the spread this season
The Georgetown Hoyas are 10-10-0 against the over/under this year
Key Butler Bulldogs Injuries
11/14/19 G Campbell Donovan ACL is out for season
01/27/20 G Henry Baddley Illness is questionable Tuesday vs Georgetown
01/27/20 G Aaron Thompson Illness is questionable Tuesday vs Georgetown
01/22/20 F Christian David ACL is out for season
Key Georgetown Hoyas Injuries
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
Kamar Baldwin comes into this game averaging 16.2 points per contest while playing 30.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 85%. Sean McDermott averages 11.3 points per contest in 31.9 minutes per game. He averages 0.9 assists per game and 5.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% for the season while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Mac McClung scores 16.6 points per contest while playing 27.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.2 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Omer Yurtseven averages 16.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 9.6 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
Butler averages 69.4 points per contest, which is 242nd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 10.0 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 39th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 93rd in the nation. They average 35.6 boards per contest and 13.2 assists per game, which ranks them 188th and 181st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 320th with 11.4 per game. The Bulldogs allow 59.4 points per contest, which is 8th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 38% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 14th and 30th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 29.9 rebounds a game which ranks 6th, and they allow 11.0 assists per game which puts them in 58th place in the country. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 75th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgetown is 38th in the nation with 78.0 points per contest this season. They are 87th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 4.7. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 94th in the NCAA. They are 30th in D-1 in rebounding with 39.9 boards per contest and 32nd in assists per game with 15.7. The Hoyas are 112th in turnovers per contest with 14.1. The Hoyas give up 73.3 points per game, which ranks them 273rd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 161st and 304th in those defensive statistics. They rank 307th with 14.9 dimes allowed per game and 140th with 34.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Hoyas are 200th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.1 per contest this year.
The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 105.7, which is ranked 92nd. They are 336th in college basketball in pace with 65.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 61st. As a unit they are 60th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 210th in D-1. Butler is 260th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions.
Georgetown is 184th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions. The Hoyas have an offensive rating of 106.6, which is ranked 79th. They are 45th in D-1 in pace with 73.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 140th. As a unit they are 98th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 329th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Butler/Georgetown college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Butler -1
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