Georgetown Hoyas vs Providence Friars Prediction, 12/22/2021 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Georgetown Hoyas vs Providence Friars
Date: Wednesday, December 22, 2021
Location: Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence, RI
Dunkin Donuts Center is the location where the Providence Friars (11-1) will play the Georgetown Hoyas (6-5) on Wednesday.
The Georgetown Hoyas took the court against TCU and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 80-73 in their last game. Georgetown wrapped up the contest with a 42.4% field goal percentage (28 out of 66) and made 8 out of their 23 shots from downtown. At the free throw line, the Hoyas made 9 of their 12 attempts for a rate of 75.0%. In reference to pulling down rebounds, they earned a total of 34 with 8 of them being offensive. They also recorded 13 assists for the matchup in addition to forcing the other team into 11 turnovers and having 5 steals. In the matter of the defense, Georgetown allowed the other team to shoot 42.4% from the field on 28 out of 66 shooting. TCU doled out 16 dimes and had 7 steals in this matchup. Furthermore, TCU had 42 rebounds (11 offensive, 31 defensive), but didn't have a block. TCU finished the game shooting 81.3% from the charity stripe by making 13 of 16 attempts. They converted 11 of 26 tries from 3-point land. When it comes to personal fouls, the Hoyas finished with 14 while TCU had 15 personal fouls.
Donald Carey is a guy who had an impact in the game. He totaled 12 points on 5 of 12 shooting. He saw the court for 37 minutes and pulled down 5 rebounds. He finished 41.7% from the field and distributed 5 dimes.
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Georgetown enters this contest with a mark of 6-5 for the year. They are losing possession via turnover 14.5 times per contest and as a basketball team they commit 15.9 fouls per game. As a unit, Georgetown is snagging 41.5 rebounds per game and has earned 155 dimes this year, which ranks 153rd in college basketball in terms of passing the rock. The Hoyas are connecting on 39.2% on shots from distance (96 of 245) and 70.6% from the charity stripe. They average 77.0 points per game (83rd in the nation) while connecting on 44.3% from the field.
When they are on defense, the Hoyas are able to force 13.0 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 16.6 personal fouls. They rank 319th in college basketball in giving up assists to the opposition with 172 surrendered for the campaign. The Hoyas are giving up and opponent field goal percentage of 42.4% (297 of 701) and they surrender 35.0 rebounds per contest as a group. They give up 35.4% on shots from beyond the arc and they are ranked 285th in the country in PPG allowed (73.0).
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Providence Friars went home victorious with a score of 57-53 when they faced Connecticut. The Friars were able to snag 28 defensive boards and 7 offensive boards for a total of 35 for the matchup. They also gave up possession of the ball 6 times, while getting 6 steals in this matchup. Connecticut had 14 personal fouls in this game which took the Friars to the free throw line for a total of 14 tries. They were able to make 6 of the free throws for a rate of 42.9%. With regard to shooting from downtown, Providence buried 5 of their 15 attempts (33.3%). Overall, the Friars finished the game shooting 23 out of 58 from the field which had them at 39.7%. The Friars permitted Connecticut to make 19 of 61 tries from the field which had them shooting 31.1% in the game. They finished 27.6% from beyond the arc by shooting 8 of 29 and finished the contest at 7 of 13 at the free throw line (53.8%). When talking about rebounds, Providence permitted Connecticut to grab 39 overall (10 on the offensive side).
A.J. Reeves ended up being important for the Friars in this game. He buried 5 out of 12 for the matchup for a field goal rate of 41.7%, and had 3 rebounds. He recorded 16 points in his 38 minutes on the hardwood and had 1 assist for this contest.
Providence has a win-loss mark of 11-1 for the year. As an offense, the Friars are hitting on 44.5% from the floor, which ranks them 174th in the country. Providence has 837 pts so far this year (69.8 per contest) and they grab 36.6 boards per contest. They are earning an assist 14.3 times per game (130th in D-1) and they turn it over 11.4 times per game. The Friars commit 15.4 personal fouls every game while shooting 70.9% from the free throw line.
The Providence defense allows 31.3% on 3-point shots (84 of 268) and their opponents are making 69.6% of their foul shots. They surrender 11.0 assists and 32.7 boards per game, which is ranked 92nd and 97th in college hoops. The Friars on the defensive end are ranked 51st in D-1 in points given up per game with 61.5. They have forced 11.7 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 39.4% from the field (65th in college basketball).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Providence and under the total points
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