Georgetown Hoyas vs Villanova Wildcats Prediction, 2/7/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Georgetown Hoyas vs Villanova Wildcats
Date: Sunday, February 7, 2021
Location: Finneran Pavilion in Villanova, PA
Odds/Point Spread: Georgetown (+13)
The Villanova Wildcats (11-2) play the Georgetown Hoyas (5-8) at Finneran Pavilion on Sunday. The spread on this contest has Villanova as 13-point favorites. The O/U is set at 141.5.
Georgetown steps onto the hardwood with a mark of 5-8 so far this year. They lose possession via turnover 14.9 times per game and as a basketball team they are committing 17.5 fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Georgetown is collecting 42.2 boards per game and has tallied 180 dimes so far this year, which ranks 244th in D-1 in terms of passing. The Hoyas are shooting 35.5% on shots beyond the perimeter (114 of 321) and 73.4% from the charity stripe. They average 72.7 points per outing (154th in D-1) while going 42.4% from the floor. When they are on defense, the Hoyas have forced 10.1 turnovers every game while drawing 16.2 fouls. They give up 33.6% on shots from distance and they are ranked 260th in the country in points per game allowed (74.0). The Hoyas are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 41.6% (345 of 829) and they surrender 36.5 rebounds per contest as a unit. They rank 180th in college hoops in allowing assists to the opposition with 197 relinquished for the season.
The Georgetown Hoyas took the court against the Creighton Bluejays and earned the victory with a final of 86-79 in their last game. Georgetown walked away from the game with a 50.0% field goal percentage (29 out of 58) and buried 10 out of their 21 3-point attempts. From the charity stripe, the Hoyas converted 18 of 24 attempts for a rate of 75.0%. In the matter of grabbing rebounds, they earned a total of 32 with 7 of them being offensive. They also recorded 16 dimes for this game in addition to having 6 steals and 2 blocks. When talking about defense, Georgetown allowed the other team to go 50.0% from the floor on 29 of 58 shooting. Creighton earned 16 assists and had 6 steals in the game. Furthurmore, the Bluejays pulled down 28 rebounds (5 offensive, 23 defensive) and added 2 blocks. Creighton finished 71.4% from the charity stripe by making 15 of 21 attempts. They also knocked down 10 out of their 26 attempts from distance.
Jahvon Blair is one guy who was a major contributor in this game. He left the arena with 22 points on 6 out of 13 shooting. He saw the court for 39 minutes and pulled down 2 rebounds. Blair finished the game shooting 46.2% from the floor and also dished out 7 assists. An additional guy that had an impact in this contest for the Hoyas was Chudier Bile. He had 6 rebounds and accumulated 2 dimes. He finished the game at 53.8% from the floor for the game by going 7-of-13 (17 points). When all was said and done, Bile was on the court for 30 minutes.
Villanova has a mark of 11-2 so far this year. Villanova has tallied 1,007 points this season (77.5 per contest) and they average 35.0 boards per contest. The Wildcats are responsible for committing 15.9 fouls every game and they connect on 76.5% from the charity stripe. In terms of offensive execution, the Wildcats are connecting on 45.4% from the field, which ranks them 124th in college basketball. They are dishing out assists 15.2 times per game (73rd in the nation) and they are losing possession via turnover 9.0 times per contest. The Wildcats are ranked 103rd in the nation in points per game surrendered with 67.4. The Villanova defense concedes 36.9% on shots from beyond the arc (106 of 287) and opponents are connecting on 67.8% of their shots from the charity stripe. They give up 11.9 dimes and 32.4 boards per game, which ranks them 102nd and 65th in the nation. They are forcing their opponents into 13.2 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 45.1% from the floor (255th in Division 1).
The last time they took the court, the Villanova Wildcats walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 70-59 when they played the St. John's Red Storm. The Wildcats earned 23 defensive rebounds and 14 offensive boards totaling 37 in this game. They turned away 2 tries while getting 7 steals in the matchup. The Red Storm committed 13 personal fouls in the matchup which took the Wildcats to the free throw line for a total of 13 tries. They were able to make 11 of the free throws for a clip of 84.6%. Regarding shooting from downtown, Villanova made 8 of 30 tries (26.7%). At the conclusion of this game, the Wildcats finished the game shooting 20 for 62 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 32.3%. The Wildcats allowed the Red Storm to make 26 out of 62 attempts from the floor which had them sitting at 41.9% for the matchup. They finished 43.5% from downtown by connecting on 10 of 23 and finished the contest at 8 of 11 from the charity stripe (72.7%). When talking about rebounding, Villanova permitted St. John's to grab 38 in total (12 offensive).
Caleb Daniels pitched in for the Wildcats in this game. He converted 4 of 10 for this game giving him a rate of 40.0%, which had him finishing with 16 points. Daniels grabbed 2 rebounds in his 27 mins and had 2 assists in this contest. Someone else that ended up playing a role for Villanova was Jeremiah Robinson-Earl. He totaled 14 points in his 36 minutes played via 5 out of 14 shooting for this contest. Robinson-Earl wrapped this one up going 35.7% from the field in addition to contributing 2 assists and 17 rebounds.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Villanova (-13) and over 141.5 points
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