Georgetown Hoyas vs San Diego State Aztecs Prediction, 11/25/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Georgetown Hoyas vs San Diego State Aztecs
Date: Thursday, November 25, 2021
Location: Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA
The Georgetown Hoyas (2-1) are hitting the road to Anaheim Convention Center on Thursday where they will attempt to defeat the San Diego State Aztecs (3-1).
The Georgetown Hoyas played Siena and went home with a win by a final score of 83-65 in their last game. Georgetown finished the game with a 57.1% FG percentage (28 of 49) and made 12 of their 18 3-pointers. At the free throw line, the Hoyas buried 15 of their 21 tries for a rate of 71.4%. In reference to rebounding, they compiled 27 with 5 of them being on the offensive end. They also doled out 15 assists for this contest in addition to forcing the opposition into 13 turnovers and earning 7 steals. Pertaining to defense, Georgetown allowed 39.4% from the field on 26 of 66 shooting. Siena dished out 18 assists and had 5 steals for the game. Additionally, Siena snagged 30 rebounds (13 offensive, 17 defensive), but wasn't able to put a block in the stat sheet. Siena ended up going 100.0% from the free throw line by burying 4 of their 4 attempts. They also buried 9 of 32 shots from beyond the arc. In relation to fouls, the Hoyas left the arena with 11 and Siena finished the game with 17 fouls.
Donald Carey is a guy who was a major factor in the matchup. He accounted for 20 points on 7 of 9 shooting. He was on the court for 30 minutes played and totaled 4 boards. He shot 77.8% from the field and also earned 4 assists.
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Georgetown comes into this matchup with a mark of 2-1 this year. They are averaging 74.0 pts per game (161st in college hoops) while going 46.2% from the field. The Hoyas are connecting on 41.5% from downtown (27 of 65) and 66.1% from the free throw line. As a unit, Georgetown is snagging 39.3 rebounds per game and is sitting with 43 dimes so far this season, which ranks 323rd in the country in terms of passing the ball. They turn the ball over 13.3 times per game and as a group they commit 13.7 personal fouls every game.
On the defensive end, the Hoyas have forced 14.7 turnovers per contest while drawing 16.7 fouls. They give up 32.6% on 3-point attempts and they are 101st in Division 1 in PPG from their opponents (63.7). The Hoyas defense is allowing a FG percentage of 38.5% (72 of 187) and they relinquish 33.3 boards per game as a unit. They are 43rd in the nation in giving up assists with 40 relinquished on the year.
When they last played, the San Diego State Aztecs took home the win by a final score of 68-62 against UT Arlington. The Aztecs earned 21 defensive rebounds and 8 offensive rebounds for a total of 29 for this contest. They also turned the ball over 17 times, while earning 4 steals in this game. UT Arlington had 26 personal fouls in the game which took the Aztecs to the charity stripe for a total of 34 tries. They were able to knock down 30 of them for a clip of 88.2%. In regard to three-point attempts, San Diego State made 6 of their 15 tries (40.0%). At the conclusion of this game, the Aztecs went 16 for 46 from the field which gave them a rate of 34.8%. The Aztecs allowed UT Arlington to make 25 out of 65 attempts from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 38.5% for this game. They wrapped up this game 35.7% from behind the 3-point line by going 5 out of 14 and walked away from this one shooting 7 of 13 at the free throw line (53.8%). When it comes to how they attacked the glass, San Diego State allowed UT Arlington to snag 29 in total (13 offensive).
Matt Bradley ended up being a major contributor for the Aztecs in this matchup. He earned 15 points in his 34 mins on the hardwood and had 3 dimes for the contest. He made 3 out of 9 for the contest for a rate of 33.3%, and tallied 6 rebounds.
San Diego State has a mark of 3-1 so far this season. The Aztecs are committing 18.0 personal fouls every game and they shoot 69.1% from the free throw line. They are earning an assist 10.0 times per contest (329th in the country) and they are turning it over 12.8 times per game. San Diego State has earned 259 points this year (64.8 per contest) and they pull down 35.8 boards per game. On the offensive side of the ball, the Aztecs are hitting on 40.1% from the field, which is ranked 295th in the country.
The Aztecs defensively are ranked 66th in D-1 in PPG given up with 61.0. They have forced 12.5 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 38.4% from the field (66th in Division 1). The San Diego State defense concedes 25.6% on shots from 3-point land (21 of 82) and opponents are making 71.4% of their foul shots. They have relinquished 11.8 assists and 33.3 rebounds per contest, which is 149th and 126th in college basketball.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take San Diego State
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