Georgetown vs Creighton Predictions, Free College Basketball Picks, Tips 3/4/2020
Game: Georgetown Hoyas vs Creighton Bluejays
Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Location: CHI Health Center Omaha in Omaha, NE
Odds/Point Spread: Creighton -11
The Georgetown Hoyas head to CHI Health Center Omaha to take on the Creighton Bluejays on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. The opening line for this game has Creighton as 11 point favorites.
Georgetown comes into this game with an overall record of 15-14. They currently have a point differential of 1.9 as they are averaging 75.2 points per game while giving up 73.4 per contest. Creighton has an overall record of 22-7. They are averaging 77.9 points per game and surrendering 69.9, good for a point differential of 8.1.
Valuable Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 13-15-1 against the spread this season
The Georgetown Hoyas are 14-15-0 against the over/under this year
Important Creighton Bluejays Betting Trends
The Creighton Bluejays are 17-10-1 against the spread this season
The Creighton Bluejays are 13-13-2 against the over/under this year
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
03/03/20 C Omer Yurtseven Ankle is doubtful Wednesday vs Creighton
03/03/20 G Mac McClung Foot is doubtful Wednesday vs Creighton
03/01/20 C Malcolm Wlson Leg is out indefinitely
Key Creighton Bluejays Injuries
12/29/19 G Davion Mintz Ankle is out for season
11/05/19 C Jacob Epperson Knee is out for season
Jahvon Blair comes into this game averaging 10.6 points per contest while playing 25.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 86%. Jamorko Pickett averages 9.6 points per contest in 30.1 minutes per game. He averages 1.1 assists per game and 6.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Ty-Shon Alexander scores 16.9 points per contest while playing 34.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.1 rebounds per contest and has 2.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 86%. Marcus Zegarowski averages 15.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 34.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.7 rebounds per game and has 4.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgetown averages 75.2 points per contest, which is 69th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 179th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 97th in the nation. They average 38.3 boards per contest and 14.9 assists per game, which ranks them 51st and 40th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 143rd with 13.5 per game. The Hoyas allow 73.4 points per contest, which is 282nd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 186th and 311th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.1 rebounds a game which ranks 187th, and they allow 15.3 assists per game which puts them in 324th place in the country. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 202nd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Creighton is 27th in the nation with 77.9 points per contest this season. They are 35th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 8.1. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 18th in the NCAA. They are 183rd in D-1 in rebounding with 35.2 boards per contest and 20th in assists per game with 15.6. The Bluejays are 329th in turnovers per contest with 11.1. The Bluejays give up 69.9 points per game, which ranks them 192nd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 122nd and 77th in those defensive statistics. They rank 232nd with 13.3 dimes allowed per game and 278th with 36.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Bluejays are 104th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per contest this year.
The Hoyas are 104th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.9. In terms of pace they are 63rd in the country with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 223rd. As a team they are 147th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 313th in Division 1. Georgetown is 198th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions.
Creighton is 332nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions. The Bluejays are 20th in the country in offensive rating with 110.4. In terms of pace they are 120th in Division 1 with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 20th. As a team they are 21st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 72nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Georgetown/Creighton college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Georgetown +11
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