Butler Bulldogs vs Georgetown Hoyas Prediction, 2/13/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Butler Bulldogs vs Georgetown Hoyas
Date: Saturday, February 13, 2021
Location: McDonough Arena in Washington, DC
Odds/Point Spread: Butler (+1)
The Butler Bulldogs (7-10) are headed to McDonough Arena on Saturday where they'll meet the Georgetown Hoyas (5-10). The line on this matchup has Georgetown as 1-point favorites. The O/U opens at 133.
Butler comes into this game with a mark of 7-10 for the year. They average 63.8 points per contest (322nd in Division 1) on 41.7% from the field. The Bulldogs are shooting 33.8% on three-point shots (122 of 361) and 61.6% from the free throw line. As a unit, Butler is snagging 32.6 boards per contest and has totaled 209 dimes on the year, which ranks 212th in Division 1 in terms of passing the ball. They lose possession via turnover 11.2 times per contest and as a unit are committing 16.7 fouls on a nightly basis. When they are on the defensive end, the Bulldogs are able to force 12.4 turnovers every game while drawing 17.6 fouls. The Bulldogs defensively are allowing a FG percentage of 46.3% (421 of 910) and they surrender 32.8 rebounds per contest as a team. They are 223rd in college hoops in giving up assists to their opponents with 234 conceded on the season. They relinquish 36.3% on 3-point attempts and they rank 96th in college hoops in opponents points per game (67.1).
The Butler Bulldogs played the St. John's Red Storm and earned the victory with a final of 76-73 in their last contest. Butler wrapped up the contest with a 46.0% field goal percentage (29 of 63) and knocked down 6 of their 24 3-pointers. At the free throw line, the Bulldogs made 12 of 18 shots for a rate of 66.7%. Pertaining to grabbing rebounds, they earned 37 with 12 of them being on the offensive end. They also dished out 16 dimes in this contest as well as earning 7 steals and 2 rejections. In relation to defense, Butler allowed the other team to shoot 46.0% from the floor on 29 of 63 shooting. St. John's totaled 16 assists and had 4 steals for this game. Moreover, the Red Storm pulled down 28 rebounds (7 offensive, 21 defensive) and had 2 rejections. St. John's shot 73.3% from the charity stripe by knocking down 11 of their 15 attempts. They buried 4 of 17 attempts from distance.
Bryce Nze is one player who played a role in this game. He recorded 19 points on 8 out of 13 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 40 mins played and pulled down 10 boards. Nze finished the game at 61.5% from the field and also totaled 2 dimes. One more player that had an impact in this matchup for the Bulldogs was Aaron Thompson. He collected 4 rebounds and earned 10 dimes. He ended up shooting 54.5% from the floor for the contest by shooting 6-of-11 (17 points). Overall, Thompson was on the hardwood for 43 min.
Georgetown has a mark of 5-10 for the campaign. When it comes to offensive execution, the Hoyas are hitting on 42.0% from the floor, which is 282nd in college basketball. Georgetown has accumulated 1,067 pts so far this season (71.1 per contest) and they collect 41.5 boards per contest. They are assisting teammates 13.9 times per game (137th in the country) and they cough up possession 15.5 times per contest. The Hoyas are committing 17.0 personal fouls every game while shooting 74.0% from the free throw line. The Hoyas on defense are ranked 267th in D-1 in points per game surrendered with 73.9. The Georgetown defense surrenders 34.1% on shots from behind the 3-point line (128 of 375) and opponents are making 69.0% of their shots from the charity stripe. They give up 15.3 dimes and 35.7 rebounds on a nightly basis, which is ranked 309th and 209th in college hoops. They are able to force 10.7 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 42.2% from the field (136th in D-1).
The last time they took the court, the Georgetown Hoyas took a loss by a score of 63-48 when they faced the Creighton Bluejays. The Hoyas recorded 27 defensive boards and 12 offensive boards for a total of 39 for the contest. They rejected 2 shots while getting 12 steals in this matchup. The Bluejays committed 11 personal fouls for the game which got the Hoyas to the free throw line for a total of 8 shots. They were able to convert 7 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 87.5%. Regarding shooting from beyond the arc, Georgetown buried 9 out of 31 tries (29.0%). When the game finished, the Hoyas finished the game shooting 16 for 58 from the floor which gave them a rate of 27.6%. The Hoyas permitted the Bluejays to knock down 26 out of their 59 tries from the field which had them sitting at 44.1% in this contest. They finished the game shooting 24.0% from three-point range by connecting on 6 of 25 and ended up shooting 5 of 9 from the free throw line (55.6%). Concerning how they attacked the glass, Georgetown allowed Creighton to collect 33 in all (7 on the offensive side).
Jamorko Pickett ended up being a factor for the Hoyas in this contest. He buried 5 of 14 for the contest giving him a field goal percentage of 35.7%, which earned him 16 points. Pickett collected 12 boards in his 39 minutes played and earned 2 dimes for the contest. Someone else that ended up playing a role for Georgetown was Jahvon Blair. He ended up walking away with 8 points in 35 minutes on the hardwood via 3 out of 12 from the floor for this contest. Blair wrapped this one up going 25.0% from the floor while also contributing 5 assists and 3 rebounds.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Butler (+1) and under 133 points
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