Coppin State Eagles vs Georgetown Hoyas Prediction, 12/8/2020 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Coppin State Eagles vs Georgetown Hoyas
Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Location: McDonough Arena in Washington, DC
Odds/Point Spread: Coppin State (+18)
The Coppin State Eagles (0-3) go to McDonough Arena on Tuesday where they'll meet the Georgetown Hoyas (1-2). The odds on this contest have Georgetown as 18-point favorites. The total is set at 149.
Coppin State heads into this contest with a mark of 0-3 so far this season. They average 64.7 pts per game (248th in the country) while hitting 33.3% from the field. The Eagles are hitting 25.5% on three-point attempts (25 of 98) and 66.0% from the free throw line. As a team, Coppin State is snagging 33.3 rebounds per contest and has accounted for 28 dimes this year, which ranks 238th in college basketball in terms of passing the ball. They lose possession via turnover 11.3 times per game and as a basketball team they commit 15.7 fouls on a nightly basis. When they are on defense, the Eagles are forcing their opponents into 19.0 turnovers every game and they draw 15.3 personal fouls. They are ranked 220th in college basketball in giving up assists to the opposition with 53 surrendered on the campaign. The Eagles are allowing a shooting percentage of 49.7% (91 of 183) and they surrender 48.3 boards per game as a squad. They surrender 33.3% on 3-point attempts and they rank 250th in the nation in PPG allowed (78.3).
The Coppin State Eagles faced off with the Drexel Dragons and took a loss by a score of 69-54 in their last contest. Coppin State ended the game having earned a 35.7% FG percentage (20 of 56) and made 4 of their 23 shots from beyond the perimeter. From the charity stripe, the Eagles converted 10 of 17 tries for a rate of 58.8%. In relation to grabbing rebounds, they collected 32 with 4 of them being of the offensive sort. They also doled out 8 assists in this contest while having 10 steals and 2 rejections. In the matter of defense, Coppin State allowed the other team to go 35.7% from the floor on 20 out of 56. Drexel recorded 18 dimes and 5 steals for this contest. On top of that, the Dragons collected 39 rebounds (6 offensive, 33 defensive) and added 2 rejections. Drexel finished shooting 62.5% at the free throw line by knocking down 10 of 16 attempts. They made 9 of 23 tries from beyond the arc.
Koby Thomas is a guy who was a factor for the contest. He scored 15 points on 7 out of 14 shooting. He was on the court for 25 mins and totaled 7 boards. Thomas finished 50.0% from the field and distributed 2 dimes. One more player that saw a lot of minutes in this matchup for the Eagles was Anthony Tarke. He snagged 8 boards and also accounted for 2 dimes. He finished 40.0% from the floor for the game by shooting 4-of-10 (11 points). In all, Tarke saw the court for 34 min.
Georgetown has a mark of 1-2 for the campaign. When it comes to offensive execution, the Hoyas are connecting on 39.6% from the field, which is ranked 300th in college hoops. Georgetown has earned 212 points for the year (70.7 per game) and they pull in 46.3 boards per game. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 13.0 times per contest (187th in Division 1) and they lose possession via turnover 16.0 times per contest. The Hoyas commit 19.3 personal fouls every game while shooting 60.9% from the free throw line. The Hoyas on the defensive side of the court are 193rd in college hoops in PPG given up with 73.3. They give up 12.3 assists and 39.0 total rebounds per game, ranking them 131st and 230th in D-1. The Georgetown defense gives up 31.3% on shots from beyond the arc (21 of 67) and their opponents are converting on 64.9% of their shots from the charity stripe. They are able to force 10.0 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 42.0% from the floor (147th in Division 1).
When they last stepped on the court, the Georgetown Hoyas walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 80-71 against the West Virginia Mountaineers. The Hoyas recorded 32 defensive boards and 9 offensive boards for a total of 41 in this game. They also turned away 7 shots while recording 2 steals for this game. The Mountaineers had 16 personal fouls in this contest which took the Hoyas to the free throw line for a total of 15 tries. They were able to bury 10 of the free throws for a percentage of 66.7%. When discussing shots from downtown, Georgetown made 11 out of their 30 attempts (36.7%). Overall, the Hoyas ended up going 25 for 62 from the floor which had them shooting 40.3%. The Hoyas allowed the Mountaineers to convert 26 out of their 64 attempts from the floor which left them with a rate of 40.6% for the contest. They shot 35.3% from distance by going 6 out of 17 and finished the game at 22 out of 33 at the free throw line (66.7%). In the matter of how they cleaned up the glass, Georgetown allowed West Virginia to get 40 overall (11 on the offensive glass).
Jahvon Blair saw a lot of time on the hardwood for the Hoyas for the contest. He converted 7 of 16 for the contest for a field goal rate of 43.8%, which had him finishing with 19 points. Blair pulled down 3 rebounds in his 38 minutes and had 2 assists in this game. One more player who saw a lot of minutes for Georgetown was Jamorko Pickett. He totaled 11 points in 30 minutes on the court by going 4 of 9 shooting in the game. Pickett finished going 44.4% from the field while also earning 2 dimes and 8 total rebounds.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Georgetown (-18) and over 149 points
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