Georgetown vs Marquette Predictions, College Basketball Picks Against The Spread 2/26/2020
Game: Georgetown Hoyas vs Marquette Golden Eagles
Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Location: Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, WI
Odds/Point Spread: Marquette -7.5
The Georgetown Hoyas travel to Fiserv Forum to play the Marquette Golden Eagles on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Marquette as 7.5 point favorites.
Georgetown comes into this game with an overall record of 15-12. They currently have a point differential of 2.9 as they are averaging 75.8 points per game while giving up 72.9 per contest. Marquette has an overall record of 17-9. They are averaging 77.2 points per game and surrendering 70.5, good for a point differential of 6.7.
Valuable Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 12-14-1 against the spread
The Georgetown Hoyas are 13-14-0 against the over/under
Important Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 16-10-0 against the spread
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 14-12-0 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
02/25/20 G Mac McClung Foot missed last game, is questionable Wednesday vs Marquette
Key Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
01/23/20 F Ed Morrow Personal is out for season
Jahvon Blair averages 10.1 points per game in 24.0 minutes per contest. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%. Omer Yurtseven comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 27.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 10.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Sacar Anim averages 12.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 65%. Markus Howard averages 27.1 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hoyas allow 72.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 273rd in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 164th and 292nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 168th, and they give up 15.1 assists per contest which puts them in 321st place in the NCAA. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 178th in the nation. Georgetown averages 75.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 56th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 2.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 150th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 114th in D-1. They average 39.0 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 38th and 35th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 154th with 13.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Eagles surrender 70.5 points per contest, which ranks them 204th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 72nd and 90th in those defensive statistics. They rank 206th with 12.9 assists allowed per contest, and 211th with 35.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Golden Eagles are 22nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.3 per game. Marquette is 37th in the country with 77.2 points per game this year. They are 236th in the D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 6.7. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 17th in the nation. They are 26th in the country in rebounding with 39.5 boards per game and 165th in assists per contest with 13.3. The Golden Eagles are 143rd in turnovers per game with 13.5.
The Hoyas are 92nd in the nation in offensive rating with 105.7. In terms of pace they are 65th in the country with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 215th. As a team they are 138th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 320th in Division 1. Georgetown is 214th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions.
Marquette is 192nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Eagles are 80th in the country in offensive rating with 106.1. In terms of pace they are 79th in Division 1 with 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 118th. As a team they are 76th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 30th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Georgetown/Marquette college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Marquette -7.5
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