Georgetown vs DePaul Predictions, College Basketball Picks Tonight 2/22/2020
Game: Georgetown Hoyas vs DePaul Blue Demons
Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020
Location: Wintrust Arena in Chicago, IL
Odds/Point Spread: DePaul +2.5
The Georgetown Hoyas travel to Wintrust Arena to play the DePaul Blue Demons on Saturday, February 22, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Georgetown as 2.5 point favorites.
Georgetown comes into this game with an overall record of 15-11. They currently have a point differential of 3.2 as they are averaging 76.1 points per game while giving up 72.9 per contest. DePaul has an overall mark of 13-13. They are averaging 72.5 points per contest and giving up 70.8, which is a point differential of 1.7.
Valuable Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 12-13-1 against the spread
The Georgetown Hoyas are 13-13-0 against the over/under
Important DePaul Blue Demons Betting Trends
The DePaul Blue Demons are 11-13-1 against the spread
The DePaul Blue Demons are 13-12-0 against the over/under
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
02/20/20 G Mac McClung Foot left last game, is doubtful
02/19/20 C Omer Yurtseven Ankle is questionable
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
Jahvon Blair averages 10.3 points per game in 23.4 minutes per contest. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%. Omer Yurtseven comes into this contest averaging 16.3 points per game while playing 27.6 minutes per night. He pulls down 10.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Paul Reed averages 15.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.5 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Charlie Moore averages 15.8 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per game and has 6.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hoyas allow 72.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 274th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 165th and 291st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 157th, and they give up 15.1 assists per contest which puts them in 318th place in the NCAA. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 186th in the nation. Georgetown averages 76.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 52nd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 3.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 143rd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 92nd in D-1. They average 39.0 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per contest, which ranks them 36th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 160th with 13.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blue Demons surrender 70.8 points per contest, which ranks them 214th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 81st and 230th in those defensive statistics. They rank 266th with 13.8 assists allowed per contest, and 272nd with 36.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Blue Demons are 332nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.6 per game. DePaul is 138th in the country with 72.5 points per game this year. They are 126th in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 1.7. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 229th in the nation. They are 86th in the country in rebounding with 37.5 boards per game and 99th in assists per contest with 14.2. The Blue Demons are 53rd in turnovers per game with 14.7.
The Hoyas are 89th in the nation in offensive rating with 105.9. In terms of pace they are 62nd in the country with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 200th. As a team they are 131st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 317th in Division 1. Georgetown is 215th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions.
DePaul is 95th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions. The Blue Demons have an offensive rating of 99.2, which is ranked 228th. They are 46th in D-1 in pace with 72.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 201st. As a unit they are 236th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 307th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Georgetown/DePaul college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take DePaul +2.5
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