Georgetown vs Villanova Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/11/2020
Game: Georgetown Hoyas vs Villanova Wildcats
Date: Saturday, January 11, 2020
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA
Odds/Point Spread: Villanova -7.5
The Georgetown Hoyas travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Villanova Wildcats on Saturday, January 11, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Villanova as 7.5 point favorites.
Georgetown comes into this game with an overall record of 11-5. They currently have a point differential of 7.4 as they are averaging 79.6 points per game while giving up 72.2 per contest. Villanova has an overall mark of 11-3. They are averaging 75.1 points per contest and giving up 67.1, which is a point differential of 8.0.
Valuable Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 9-7-0 against the spread
The Georgetown Hoyas are 8-8-0 against the over/under
Important Villanova Wildcats Betting Trends
The Villanova Wildcats are 5-7-2 against the spread
The Villanova Wildcats are 7-7-0 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
Key Villanova Wildcats Injuries
11/07/19 G Bryan Antoine Shoulder is out indefinitely
Mac McClung averages 16.4 points per game in 26.2 minutes per contest. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 2.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%. Omer Yurtseven comes into this contest averaging 16.9 points per game while playing 26.4 minutes per night. He pulls down 9.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Saddiq Bey averages 14.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.6 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 84%. Collin Gillespie averages 15.0 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 4.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hoyas allow 72.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 250th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 147th and 256th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 97th, and they give up 14.4 assists per contest which puts them in 287th place in the NCAA. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 256th in the nation. Georgetown averages 79.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 32nd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 7.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 102nd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 87th in D-1. They average 40.7 rebounds per game and 16.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 27th and 36th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 63rd with 15.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats surrender 67.1 points per contest, which ranks them 137th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 241st and 139th in those defensive statistics. They rank 189th with 12.6 assists allowed per contest, and 89th with 33.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wildcats are 58th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per game. Villanova is 102nd in the country with 75.1 points per game this year. They are 118th in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 8.0. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 194th in the nation. They are 125th in the country in rebounding with 37.3 boards per game and 51st in assists per contest with 15.4. The Wildcats are 323rd in turnovers per game with 11.5.
The Hoyas are 79th in the nation in offensive rating with 107. In terms of pace they are 35th in the country with 74.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 152nd. As a team they are 104th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 328th in Division 1. Georgetown is 144th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions.
Villanova is 309th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 109.1, which is ranked 43rd. They are 250th in D-1 in pace with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 81st. As a unit they are 71st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 25th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Georgetown/Villanova college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Villanova -7.5
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