Marquette vs Georgetown Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/18/2020
Game: Marquette Golden Eagles vs Georgetown Hoyas
Date: Saturday, January 18, 2020
Location: Capital One Arena in Washington, DC
Odds/Point Spread: Georgetown -4
The Marquette Golden Eagles head to Capital One Arena to take on the Georgetown Hoyas on Saturday, January 18, 2020. The opening line for this game has Georgetown as 4 point favorites.
Marquette comes into this game with an overall record of 12-5. They currently have a point differential of 9.2 as they are averaging 77.2 points per game while giving up 67.9 per contest. Georgetown has an overall record of 12-6. They are averaging 79.0 points per game and surrendering 73.1, good for a point differential of 5.9.
Valuable Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 10-7-0 against the spread this season
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 9-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 9-8-1 against the spread this season
The Georgetown Hoyas are 9-9-0 against the over/under this year
Key Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
01/15/20 G Greg Elliott Ankle is questionable
01/15/20 F Ed Morrow Personal is out indefinitely
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
Sacar Anim averages 12.0 points per contest in 31.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.3 assists per game and 4.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 64%. Markus Howard comes into this game averaging 27.3 points per contest while playing 31.7 minutes per night. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Mac McClung averages 16.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 26.6 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes 2.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 80%. Omer Yurtseven scores 16.7 points per contest while playing 26.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 9.9 rebounds per contest and has 1.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Eagles allow 67.9 points per contest which is 153rd in the country. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 39th and 35th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 208th, and they allow 11.6 assists per game which puts them in 103rd place in D-1. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 47th in Division 1. Marquette averages 77.2 points per contest, which is 55th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 9.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 223rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 40%, which is good for 8th in the nation. They average 40.5 boards per contest and 13.9 assists per game, which ranks them 24th and 134th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 131st with 14.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hoyas give up 73.1 points per game, which ranks them 270th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 162nd and 304th in those defensive statistics. They rank 306th with 14.9 dimes allowed per game and 88th with 33.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Hoyas are 236th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.7 per contest. Georgetown is 29th in the country with 79.0 points per contest this season. They are 81st in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 5.9. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 90th in the country. They are 34th in the nation in rebounding with 40.1 boards per contest and 31st in assists per game with 16.1. The Hoyas are 85th in turnovers per contest with 14.6.
The Golden Eagles have an offensive rating of 105.2, which is ranked 101st. They are 60th in college basketball in pace with 72.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 120th. As a unit they are 78th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 66th in D-1. Marquette is 180th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions.
Georgetown is 161st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions. The Hoyas have an offensive rating of 107, which is ranked 72nd. They are 38th in D-1 in pace with 73.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 140th. As a unit they are 97th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 327th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Marquette +4 and over 155 total points
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