St. John's Red Storm vs Georgetown Hoyas Prediction, 12/13/2020 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: St. John's Red Storm vs Georgetown Hoyas
Date: Sunday, December 13, 2020
Location: Capital One Arena in Washington, DC
Odds/Point Spread: St. John's (+1.5)
Capital One Arena is the site where and the Georgetown Hoyas (2-2) will play the St. John's Red Storm (5-1) on Sunday. St. John's opens this game as 1.5-point dogs. The O/U is set at 152.5.
St. John's will enter this game with a win-loss record of 5-1 for the year. They average 82.3 points per contest (62nd in the country) while going 47.2% from the floor. The Red Storm are shooting 31.8% on shots beyond the perimeter (35 of 110) and 75.4% from the charity stripe. As a team, St. John's is pulling down 37.5 rebounds per game and has accounted for 111 dimes on the campaign, which ranks 7th in the nation in terms of passing the rock. They are losing possession via turnover 15.0 times per game and as a team they commit 18.8 fouls on a nightly basis. On the defensive end, the Red Storm are forcing 20.5 turnovers per contest and they draw 18.5 fouls. They are ranked 288th in the country in allowing assists to the opposition with 83 relinquished for the campaign. The Red Storm defensively are giving up an opponent FG percentage of 47.7% (165 of 346) and they concede 33.5 rebounds per contest as a squad. They concede 37.0% on 3-point shots and they rank 230th in college hoops in points per game allowed (75.3).
The St. John's Red Storm took the court against the Rider Broncs and walked away with a win by a score of 82-79 in their last game. St. John's finished with a 47.1% field goal percentage (33 of 70) and made 5 of their 18 3-point attempts. From the free throw line, the Red Storm made 11 of their 18 shots for a percentage of 61.1%. In reference to grabbing boards, they collected a total of 38 with 16 of them being on the offensive end. They also distributed 20 dimes in the game as well as earning 9 steals and 4 blocks. With regard to the defense, St. John's allowed the other team to shoot 47.1% from the floor on 33 out of 70. Rider totaled 16 assists and 5 steals for this game. On top of that, the Broncs snagged 29 rebounds (7 offensive, 22 defensive) and earned 4 rejections. Rider finished 70.6% at the free throw line by knocking down 12 of their 17 attempts. They knocked down 11 out of their 24 attempts from downtown.
Julian Champagnie is someone who saw a lot of minutes in this matchup. He accumulated 18 points on 7 out of 17 shooting. He was on the court for 33 minutes played and collected 10 rebounds. Champagnie finished 41.2% from the field and also totaled 2 assists. Someone else that played a role in the matchup for the Red Storm was Vince Cole. He collected 7 rebounds and also accounted for 2 dimes. He shot 60.0% from the field in this contest by connecting on 9-of-15 (26 points). When all was said and done, Cole saw the court for 31 minutes.
Georgetown has a record of 2-2 for the year. On the offensive side of the ball, the Hoyas are shooting 42.8% from the field, which has them ranked 245th in the country. Georgetown has 292 points on the campaign (73.0 per contest) and they average 48.0 boards per contest. They are getting an assist 14.0 times per game (154th in the country) and they are turning it over 18.5 times per contest. The Hoyas commit 18.5 personal fouls per game while shooting 63.5% from the charity stripe. The Hoyas are ranked 119th in D-1 in points given up per game with 67.0. They give up 12.3 assists and 36.5 rebounds per game, which is 138th and 190th in those categories on the defensive end. The Georgetown defense allows 27.6% on shots from beyond the perimeter (29 of 105) and opponents are making 59.4% of their free throw attempts. They have forced 10.5 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 38.2% from the floor (64th in Division 1).
The last time they took the court, the Georgetown Hoyas walked away with a victory by a final of 80-48 when they played the Coppin State Eagles. The Hoyas were able to collect 42 defensive rebounds and 8 offensive boards for a total of 50 for this game. They also turned away 4 attempts while getting 6 steals in this matchup. The Eagles earned 20 personal fouls for this game which got the Hoyas to the free throw line for a total of 17 tries. They were able to convert 12 of the free throws for a rate of 70.6%. In reference to shots from beyond the perimeter, Georgetown converted 10 of 23 tries (43.5%). When all was said and done, the Hoyas went 29 for 53 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 54.7%. The Hoyas permitted the Eagles to bury 18 of 66 tries from the field which had them shooting 27.3% in the matchup. They shot 21.1% from distance via 8 out of 38 and finished the contest at 4 out of 12 from the charity stripe (33.3%). In relation to how they rebounded, Georgetown allowed Coppin State to collect 27 in total (8 on the offensive side).
Jamorko Pickett played a lot for the Hoyas for this contest. He converted 8 of 11 in this contest for a field goal rate of 72.7%, which had him sitting at 19 points. Pickett collected 18 boards in his 35 mins and had 2 assists for the matchup. An additional guy that was important for Georgetown was Jahvon Blair. He notched 22 points in his 33 minutes on the court by going 6 of 10 shooting for the matchup. Blair wrapped this one up going 60.0% from the field while also contributing 4 assists and 5 boards.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Georgetown (-1.5) and under 152.5 points
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