Georgetown vs Seton Hall NCAA Basketball Tips 1/3/2020
Game: Georgetown Hoyas vs Seton Hall Pirates
Date: Friday, January 3, 2020
Location: Prudential Center in Newark, NJ
Odds/Point Spread: Seton Hall -2.5
The Georgetown Hoyas travel to Prudential Center to play the Seton Hall Pirates on Friday, January 3, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Seton Hall as 2.5 point favorites.
Georgetown comes into this game with an overall record of 10-4. They currently have a point differential of 8.1 as they are averaging 80.3 points per game while giving up 72.2 per contest. Seton Hall has an overall mark of 9-4. They are averaging 74.7 points per contest and giving up 64.4, which is a point differential of 10.3.
Valuable Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 8-6-0 against the spread
The Georgetown Hoyas are 8-6-0 against the over/under
Important Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 9-4-0 against the spread
The Seton Hall Pirates are 5-7-1 against the over/under
Key Georgetown Hoyas Injuries
12/31/19 G Mac McClung Eye is downgraded to out Tuesday vs Providence
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
Key Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
12/10/19 F Sandro Mamukelashvili Wrist is out indefinitely
Jamorko Pickett averages 8.5 points per game in 26.4 minutes per contest. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%. Omer Yurtseven comes into this contest averaging 17.9 points per game while playing 25.9 minutes per night. He pulls down 10.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Quincy McKnight averages 10.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 4.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 85%. Myles Powell averages 21.7 points per game while playing 28.1 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hoyas allow 72.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 254th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 170th and 263rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 61st, and they give up 14.4 assists per contest which puts them in 285th place in the NCAA. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 237th in the nation. Georgetown averages 80.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 33rd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 8.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 81st. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 65th in D-1. They average 40.6 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 33rd and 40th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 56th with 15.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pirates surrender 64.4 points per contest, which ranks them 80th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 33rd and 64th in those defensive statistics. They rank 42nd with 10.4 assists allowed per contest, and 276th with 37.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Pirates are 292nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.2 per game. Seton Hall is 120th in the country with 74.7 points per game this year. They are 159th in the D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 10.3. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 133rd in the nation. They are 112th in the country in rebounding with 37.8 boards per game and 130th in assists per contest with 14.2. The Pirates are 147th in turnovers per game with 14.1.
The Hoyas are 59th in the nation in offensive rating with 108.3. In terms of pace they are 42nd in the country with 74.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 128th. As a team they are 82nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 325th in Division 1. Georgetown is 123rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions.
Seton Hall is 161st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions. The Pirates have an offensive rating of 103.2, which is ranked 151st. They are 90th in D-1 in pace with 72.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 143rd. As a unit they are 139th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 115th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Georgetown/Seton Hall college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Seton Hall -2.5
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