Creighton vs Georgetown Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/15/2020
Game: Creighton Bluejays vs Georgetown Hoyas
Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Location: Capital One Arena in Washington, DC
Odds/Point Spread: Georgetown -1
The Creighton Bluejays travel to Capital One Arena to play the Georgetown Hoyas on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Georgetown as 1 point favorites.
Creighton heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-4. They currently have a point differential of 9.0 as they are averaging 77.1 points per contest while giving up 68.1 per game. Georgetown has an overall record of 11-6. They are averaging 78.8 points per game and surrendering 72.6, good for a point differential of 6.1.
Valuable Creighton Bluejays Betting Trends
The Creighton Bluejays are 9-7-0 against the spread
The Creighton Bluejays are 6-9-1 against the over/under
Important Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 9-8-0 against the spread
The Georgetown Hoyas are 8-9-0 against the over/under
Key Creighton Bluejays Injuries
12/29/19 G Davion Mintz Ankle is out for season
11/05/19 C Jacob Epperson Knee is out indefinitely
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
Ty-Shon Alexander averages 16.0 points per game in 34.4 minutes per contest. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 6.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%. Marcus Zegarowski comes into this contest averaging 17.1 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Mac McClung averages 15.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 26.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.9 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Omer Yurtseven averages 16.5 points per game while playing 26.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 9.7 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bluejays allow 68.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 162nd in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc, ranking them 130th and 28th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.6 rebounds a game which ranks 251st, and they give up 11.9 assists per contest which puts them in 125th place in the NCAA. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 51st in the nation. Creighton averages 77.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 57th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 9.0 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 53rd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 70th in D-1. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 14.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 166th and 84th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 337th with 11.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hoyas surrender 72.6 points per contest, which ranks them 265th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 160th and 292nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 298th with 14.8 assists allowed per contest, and 98th with 33.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hoyas are 248th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per game. Georgetown is 31st in the country with 78.8 points per game this year. They are 99th in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 6.1. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 88th in the nation. They are 38th in the country in rebounding with 40.1 boards per game and 35th in assists per contest with 15.9. The Hoyas are 88th in turnovers per game with 14.6.
The Bluejays have an offensive rating of 108.2, which is ranked 49th. They are 141st in college basketball in pace with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 39th. As a unit they are 45th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 90th in D-1. Creighton is 335th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions.
Georgetown is 163rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions. The Hoyas have an offensive rating of 106.7, which is ranked 81st. They are 38th in D-1 in pace with 73.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 155th. As a unit they are 110th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 326th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Creighton/Georgetown college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Georgetown -1
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