DePaul Blue Demons vs Georgetown Hoyas Predictions, College Basketball Picks Against The Spread 2/8/2020
Game: DePaul Blue Demons vs Georgetown Hoyas
Date: Saturday, February 8, 2020
Location: Capital One Arena in Washington, DC
Odds/Point Spread: Georgetown -5
The DePaul Blue Demons travel to Capital One Arena to play the Georgetown Hoyas on Saturday, February 8, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Georgetown as 5 point favorites.
DePaul comes into this game with an overall record of 13-10. They currently have a point differential of 4.2 as they are averaging 72.9 points per game while giving up 68.7 per contest. Georgetown has an overall mark of 13-10. They are averaging 76.8 points per contest and giving up 73.2, which is a point differential of 3.6.
Valuable DePaul Blue Demons Betting Trends
The DePaul Blue Demons are 11-10-1 against the spread
The DePaul Blue Demons are 10-12-0 against the over/under
Important Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 10-12-1 against the spread
The Georgetown Hoyas are 11-12-0 against the over/under
Key DePaul Blue Demons Injuries
02/01/20 G Devin Gage Hand is out for season
01/10/20 G Lyrik Shreiner Undisclosed 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
02/05/20 G Mac McClung Foot is questionable
Charlie Moore comes into this contest averaging 16.0 points per game while playing 35.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 80%. Paul Reed averages 15.7 points per game in 32.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 10.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Mac McClung averages 16.4 points per game while playing 27.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Omer Yurtseven averages 16.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.2 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
DePaul averages 72.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 135th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 4.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 131st. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 256th in the nation. They average 38.2 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per game, which ranks them 70th and 106th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 59th with 14.7 per game. The Blue Demons allow 68.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 159th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 37th and 100th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.2 rebounds a game which ranks 284th and they give up 12.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 205th place in Division 1. They force 16.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 329th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgetown is 48th in the country with 76.8 points per game this year. They are 148th in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 3.6. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 140th in the nation. They are 25th in the NCAA in rebounding with 40.0 boards per game, and 27th in assists per contest with 15.7. The Hoyas are 142nd in turnovers per game with 13.6. The Hoyas surrender 73.2 points per contest, which ranks them 274th in D-1. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 168th and 300th in those defensive statistics. They rank 312th with 15.0 assists allowed per contest and 170th with 34.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hoyas are 200th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.9 per game.
The Blue Demons are 211th in the nation in offensive rating with 99.9. In terms of pace they are 55th in the country with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 197th. As a team they are 224th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 301st in Division 1. DePaul is 106th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions.
Georgetown is 217th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions. The Hoyas have an offensive rating of 105.6, which is ranked 95th. They are 46th in D-1 in pace with 72.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 209th. As a unit they are 154th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 325th in the country.
Who will win tonight's DePaul/Georgetown college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Georgetown -5
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