Georgetown vs St. John's Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/2/2020
Game: Georgetown Hoyas vs St. John's Red Storm
Date: Sunday, February 2, 2020
Location: Madison Square Garden in New York, NY
Odds/Point Spread: St. John's -1.5
The Georgetown Hoyas head to Madison Square Garden to take on the St. John's Red Storm on Sunday, February 2, 2020. The opening line for this game has St. John's as 1.5 point favorites.
Georgetown comes into this game with an overall record of 12-9. They currently have a point differential of 4.2 as they are averaging 77.3 points per game while giving up 73.0 per contest. St. John's has an overall record of 13-9. They are averaging 74.8 points per game and surrendering 69.5, good for a point differential of 5.3.
Valuable Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 9-11-1 against the spread this season
The Georgetown Hoyas are 10-11-0 against the over/under this year
Important St. John's Red Storm Betting Trends
The St. John's Red Storm are 14-7-1 against the spread this season
The St. John's Red Storm are 6-16-0 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
Key St. John's Red Storm Injuries
No key injuries to report
Mac McClung comes into this game averaging 16.4 points per contest while playing 27.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is 80%. Omer Yurtseven averages 16.3 points per contest in 27.0 minutes per game. He averages 1.1 assists per game and 9.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%.
LJ Figueroa scores 15.1 points per contest while playing 28.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.8 rebounds per contest and has 2.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 68%. Mustapha Heron averages 13.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 25.2 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.3 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgetown averages 77.3 points per contest, which is 45th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 4.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 114th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 90th in the nation. They average 39.8 boards per contest and 15.6 assists per game, which ranks them 28th and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 137th with 13.8 per game. The Hoyas allow 73.0 points per contest, which is 269th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 168th and 303rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 139th, and they allow 14.9 assists per game which puts them in 309th place in the country. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 206th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
St. John's is 97th in the nation with 74.8 points per contest this season. They are 304th in the country in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 5.3. They shoot 30% from beyond the arc, which is good for 313th in the NCAA. They are 31st in D-1 in rebounding with 39.7 boards per contest and 82nd in assists per game with 14.5. The Red Storm are 277th in turnovers per contest with 12.2. The Red Storm give up 69.5 points per game, which ranks them 183rd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 40th and 104th in those defensive statistics. They rank 240th with 13.4 dimes allowed per game and 346th with 41.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Red Storm are 336th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 17.5 per contest this year.
The Hoyas are 84th in the nation in offensive rating with 106.1. In terms of pace they are 47th in the country with 72.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 181st. As a team they are 124th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 332nd in Division 1. Georgetown is 209th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions.
St. John's is 336th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions. The Red Storm have an offensive rating of 99.6, which is ranked 223rd. They are 16th in D-1 in pace with 75.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 328th. As a unit they are 325th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 303rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Georgetown/St. John's college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Georgetown +1.5
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