Villanova Wildcats vs Georgetown Hoyas Prediction, 12/11/2020 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Villanova Wildcats vs Georgetown Hoyas
Date: Friday, December 11, 2020
Location: McDonough Arena in Washington, DC
Odds/Point Spread: Villanova (-10.5)
McDonough Arena is the site where and the Georgetown Hoyas (2-2) will play the Villanova Wildcats (4-1) on Friday. Villanova opens this game as 10.5-point favorites. The total opens at 141.5.
Villanova heads into this contest with a win-loss record of 4-1 on the year. They turn the ball over 8.8 times per game and as a team they commit 17.8 personal fouls every game. As a team, Villanova is snagging 36.2 rebounds per contest and has racked up 63 assists for the season, which is 106th in college basketball in terms of passing the rock. The Wildcats are shooting 35.9% on shots from beyond the arc (46 of 128) and 72.2% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 77.4 points per contest (124th in the country) while connecting on 47.3% from the floor. When they are on defense, the Wildcats have forced 11.2 turnovers per contest and they draw 17.0 personal fouls. They are giving up 35.3% on shots from downtown and they are 134th in college hoops in points per game allowed (67.8). The Wildcats defensively are allowing a FG percentage of 44.4% (126 of 284) and they concede 31.2 boards per contest as a unit. They rank 148th in college basketball in giving up assists with 48 relinquished so far this season.
The Villanova Wildcats faced off with the Texas Longhorns and notched a win by a score of 68-64 in their last game. Villanova ended the contest having earned a 42.9% field goal percentage (24 out of 56) and made 6 of 19 3-pointers. When they shot from the free throw line, the Wildcats knocked down 14 of 19 tries for a percentage of 73.7%. Regarding getting rebounds, they collected 30 with 8 of them being offensive. They also doled out 9 assists in the matchup while getting 3 steals and 2 rejections. In terms of defense, Villanova allowed their opponent to shoot 42.9% from the field on 24 of 56. Texas dished out 9 assists and 5 steals in this matchup. Moreover, the Longhorns grabbed 32 boards (7 offensive, 25 defensive) and earned 2 blocks. Texas finished the game shooting 50.0% from the charity stripe by burying 3 of their 6 tries. They made 7 of 22 attempts from 3-point land.
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl is one player who had an impact for the game. He ended up with 19 points on 9 out of 14 shooting. He was on the court for 36 minutes and also grabbed 8 boards. Robinson-Earl finished the game shooting 64.3% from the floor and recorded 2 dimes. Someone else that saw a lot of action in the matchup for the Wildcats was Justin Moore. He collected 3 boards and also accounted for 2 dimes. He ended up shooting 66.7% from the field in this contest by connecting on 6-of-9 (19 points). When the final whistle was blown, Moore was on the court for 35 min.
Georgetown has a record of 2-2 this season. The Hoyas are committing 18.5 fouls every game and they shoot 63.5% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 14.0 times per contest (147th in college basketball) and they turn it over 18.5 times per contest. Georgetown has accounted for 292 pts for the season (73.0 per contest) and they average 48.0 boards per game. As an offensive unit, the Hoyas are connecting on 42.8% from the floor, which ranks them 243rd in college basketball. The Hoyas on defense are ranked 121st in D-1 in points given up per game with 67.0. They give up 12.3 dimes and 36.5 total rebounds per game, which ranks 138th and 186th in those defensive categories. The Georgetown defense gives up 27.6% on shots from 3-point land (29 of 105) and opponents are connecting on 59.4% of their foul shots. They are forcing 10.5 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 38.2% from the floor (62nd in college hoops).
When they last played, the Georgetown Hoyas got the victory with a final of 80-48 when they faced the Coppin State Eagles. The Hoyas corralled 42 defensive rebounds and 8 offensive rebounds for a total of 50 for the matchup. They stuffed 4 shots while earning 6 steals in this matchup. The Eagles were called for 20 personal fouls in this contest which took the Hoyas to the free throw line for 17 tries. They were able to knock down 12 of those for a rate of 70.6%. With respect to shots from beyond the arc, Georgetown made 10 out of their 23 tries (43.5%). When this game wrapped up, the Hoyas finished 29 out of 53 from the field which gave them a percentage of 54.7%. The Hoyas permitted the Eagles to make 18 out of 66 tries from the field which gave them a rate of 27.3% for this game. They shot 21.1% from downtown by connecting on 8 out of 38 and walked away from this one shooting 4 out of 12 from the free throw line (33.3%). Regarding how they cleaned up the glass, Georgetown permitted Coppin State to grab 27 in all (8 on the offensive glass).
Jamorko Pickett saw the court a lot for the Hoyas for the matchup. He made 8 of 11 for this game giving him a field goal percentage of 72.7%, which gave him 19 points. Pickett snagged 18 rebounds in his 35 mins and had 2 assists in this contest. One more player who saw a lot of action for Georgetown was Jahvon Blair. He notched 22 points in his 33 minutes on the hardwood by way of 6 of 10 shooting for this contest. Blair finished going 60.0% from the field while also totaling 4 dimes and 5 rebounds.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Georgetown (+10.5) and under 141.5 points
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