Seton Hall Pirates vs Georgetown Hoyas Predictions, Free College Basketball Picks, Tips 2/5/2020
Game: Seton Hall Pirates vs Georgetown Hoyas
Date: Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Location: Capital One Arena in Washington, DC
Odds/Point Spread: Georgetown +3.5
The Seton Hall Pirates head to Capital One Arena to take on the Georgetown Hoyas on Wednesday, February 5, 2020. The opening line for this game has Seton Hall as 3.5 point favorites.
Seton Hall heads into this matchup with a mark of 16-5. They currently have a point differential of 9.1 as they are averaging 74.3 points per contest while giving up 65.2 per game. Georgetown has an overall mark of 13-9. They are averaging 77.1 points per contest and giving up 73.0, which is a point differential of 4.1.
Valuable Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 13-7-1 against the spread this season
The Seton Hall Pirates are 8-11-2 against the over/under this year
Important Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 10-11-1 against the spread this season
The Georgetown Hoyas are 10-12-0 against the over/under this year
Key Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
02/01/20 G Quincy McKnight Knee is questionable
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
02/02/20 G Mac McClung Foot is questionable
Myles Powell comes into this game averaging 21.4 points per contest while playing 30.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 78%. Quincy McKnight averages 11.5 points per contest in 29.6 minutes per game. He averages 5.4 assists per game and 3.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Mac McClung scores 16.4 points per contest while playing 27.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.2 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Omer Yurtseven averages 16.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 10.0 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
Seton Hall averages 74.3 points per contest, which is 100th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 9.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 127th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 225th in the nation. They average 37.2 boards per contest and 14.3 assists per game, which ranks them 97th and 84th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 139th with 13.7 per game. The Pirates allow 65.2 points per contest, which is 77th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 33rd and 34th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.1 rebounds a game which ranks 282nd, and they allow 10.8 assists per game which puts them in 48th place in the country. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 291st in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgetown is 49th in the nation with 77.1 points per contest this season. They are 122nd in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 4.1. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 101st in the NCAA. They are 24th in D-1 in rebounding with 40.0 boards per contest and 27th in assists per game with 15.8. The Hoyas are 130th in turnovers per contest with 13.8. The Hoyas give up 73.0 points per game, which ranks them 269th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 152nd and 302nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 310th with 14.9 dimes allowed per game and 144th with 34.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Hoyas are 199th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per contest this year.
The Pirates are 138th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.4. In terms of pace they are 70th in the country with 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 126th. As a team they are 119th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 122nd in Division 1. Seton Hall is 165th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions.
Georgetown is 207th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions. The Hoyas have an offensive rating of 105.8, which is ranked 85th. They are 45th in D-1 in pace with 72.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 185th. As a unit they are 133rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 326th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Seton Hall/Georgetown college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Seton Hall -3.5
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