Seton Hall Pirates vs Georgetown Hoyas Prediction, 2/20/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seton Hall Pirates vs Georgetown Hoyas
Date: Saturday, February 20, 2021
Location: McDonough Arena in Washington, DC
Odds/Point Spread: Seton Hall (-4)
The Seton Hall Pirates (13-8) head to McDonough Arena on Saturday where they'll take on the Georgetown Hoyas (6-10). The line on this game has Seton Hall as 4-point favorites. The over/under is set at 141.
Seton Hall enters this one with a win-loss mark of 13-8 on the season. The Pirates are connecting on 33.3% from downtown (146 of 438) and 75.0% from the charity stripe. They average 73.0 points per game (141st in D-1) on 45.3% from the field. They lose possession via turnover 13.0 times per contest and as a unit they commit 16.2 fouls per contest. As a unit, Seton Hall is grabbing 34.8 boards per game and has earned 280 assists so far this season, which is 99th in D-1 in terms of passing the ball. Defensively, the Pirates are forcing 13.0 turnovers every game and they draw 18.7 personal fouls. They are surrendering 36.1% from beyond the arc and they are 150th in college hoops in PPG allowed (69.2). The Pirates defensively are giving up a shooting percentage of 42.9% (532 of 1,240) and they surrender 34.1 boards per game as a group. They are currently ranked 233rd in the nation in giving up assists with 260 surrendered for the year.
The Seton Hall Pirates played the DePaul Blue Demons and notched a win by a score of 60-52 in their last game. Seton Hall ended the contest with a 37.3% field goal percentage (22 of 59) and converted 8 out of their 26 three-point attempts. From the free throw line, the Pirates converted 8 of 15 attempts for a rate of 53.3%. When talking about rebounding, they earned a total of 33 with 14 of them being on the offensive end. They also dished out 13 dimes in this game in addition to having 9 steals and 5 blocks. In the matter of the defense, Seton Hall allowed their opponent to shoot 37.3% from the field on 22 out of 59 shooting. DePaul earned 6 dimes and had 9 steals in this contest. Furthurmore, the Blue Demons totaled 37 rebounds (14 offensive, 23 defensive) and added 5 blocks. DePaul shot 75.0% at the charity stripe by knocking down 3 of 4 tries. They buried 3 out of their 11 shots from beyond the arc.
Sandro Mamukelashvili is a player who was important in this game. He had 25 points on 10 of 19 shooting. He was on the court for 38 mins and grabbed 11 rebounds. Mamukelashvili finished 52.6% from the floor and also recorded 4 assists. An additional guy that played a role in this matchup for the Pirates was Jared Rhoden. He snagged 4 rebounds and had 2 assists. He ended up going 33.3% from the floor in this game by connecting on 5-of-15 (17 points). Overall, Rhoden was on the court for 37 minutes.
Georgetown has a win-loss mark of 6-10 on the campaign. The Hoyas are committing 16.9 fouls per contest and they connect on 75.1% from the charity stripe. They are assisting teammates 14.0 times per game (120th in Division 1) and they turn it over 15.9 times per game. Georgetown has 1,145 pts this season (71.6 per game) and they average 41.3 rebounds per game. On the offensive side of the court, the Hoyas are connecting on 42.4% from the field, which has them ranked 270th in D-1. The Hoyas are ranked 251st in D-1 in PPG surrendered with 73.3. They are able to force 10.9 TO's every game and have let teams shoot 42.0% from the field (123rd in Division 1). The Georgetown defense gives up 34.3% on 3-point shots (137 of 399) and their opponents are making 69.7% of their shots from the free throw line. They have conceded 15.6 dimes and 34.8 rebounds per contest, which is ranked 315th and 164th in those categories.
The last time they took the hardwood, the Georgetown Hoyas got the win with a final of 78-63 when they played the Butler Bulldogs. The Hoyas recorded 29 defensive boards and 9 offensive boards totaling 38 for the matchup. They also turned away 5 attempts while earning 9 steals for this game. The Bulldogs earned 21 fouls in this game which took the Hoyas to the charity stripe for 22 tries. They were able to bury 19 of the free throw tries for a rate of 86.4%. In terms of three-point shots, Georgetown converted 11 of 22 tries (50.0%). Overall, the Hoyas ended up going 24 for 46 from the field which gave them a percentage of 52.2%. The Hoyas permitted the Bulldogs to make 23 out of 59 tries from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 39.0% in the game. They shot 37.5% from three-point range by shooting 9 out of 24 and finished the game at 8 of 9 from the free throw line (88.9%). In relation to cleaning up the glass, Georgetown permitted Butler to collect 17 in all (5 on the offensive glass).
Jahvon Blair ended up having an impact for the Hoyas for the contest. He converted 6 of 14 in this matchup giving him a rate of 42.9%, which got him 17 points. Blair grabbed 7 boards in his 37 minutes and had 6 dimes for this contest. One more player that was important for Georgetown was Chudier Bile. He notched 17 points in 31 minutes on the court by going 4 out of 7 shooting for this game. Bile walked away from this one going 57.1% from the floor in addition to contributing 2 assists and 6 boards.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Georgetown (+4) and under 141 points
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