Syracuse Orange vs Georgetown Hoyas Prediction, 12/11/2021 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Syracuse Orange vs Georgetown Hoyas
Date: Saturday, December 11, 2021
Location: Capital One Arena in Washington, DC
The Georgetown Hoyas (4-4) will try to defeat the Syracuse Orange (5-4) at Capital One Arena on Saturday.
The Syracuse Orange played Villanova and took a loss by a final of 67-53 in their last game. Regarding fouls, the Orange ended up with 12 while Villanova finished the game with 13 fouls. They made 13 out of their 50 tries from 3-point range. Villanova ended up shooting 66.7% from the free throw line by burying 4 of 6 tries. Moreover, Villanova snagged 46 boards (18 offensive, 28 defensive), but didn't notch a block. Villanova recorded 15 assists and had 5 steals in this matchup. When discussing defending, Syracuse let their opponent shoot 32.5% from the field on 25 out of 77 shooting. They also doled out 4 assists in the matchup as well as forcing the opposition into 9 turnovers and earning 4 steals. Regarding grabbing rebounds, they compiled 28 with 8 of them being offensive. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Orange knocked down 8 of their 15 tries for a rate of 53.3%. Syracuse wrapped up the contest with a 35.7% FG percentage (20 out of 56) and knocked down 5 of 15 3-point shots.
Jimmy Boeheim is one guy who came through for this contest. He ended up walking away with 21 points on 10 out of 19 shooting. He played 38 mins played and also totaled 2 rebounds. He finished the game at 52.6% from the floor but finished the game without an assist.
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Syracuse will enter this game with a record of 5-4 so far this season. They are averaging 77.8 pts per contest (82nd in the country) while going 44.4% from the floor. The Orange are connecting on 36.6% on 3-point shots (75 of 205) and 76.5% from the charity stripe. As a team, Syracuse is collecting 36.6 boards per contest and has 125 assists for the season, which is 150th in the country in terms of passing the rock. They turn it over 12.0 times per game and as a unit they commit 14.0 personal fouls per game.
Defensively, the Orange have forced 13.0 turnovers per contest while drawing 16.7 personal fouls. They give up 33.4% on shots from beyond the arc and they are ranked 328th in D-1 in points per game allowed (77.8). The Orange are allowing a field goal percentage of 42.5% (251 of 591) and they concede 39.4 rebounds per contest as a team. They are ranked 352nd in the nation in giving up assists to their opponents with 169 relinquished so far this year.
For their last game, the Georgetown Hoyas got the victory with a final of 100-71 against UMBC. In reference to attacking the glass, Georgetown allowed UMBC to pull down 26 in total (5 offensive). They finished 35.5% from beyond the arc by going 11 out of 31 and finished the contest at 10 out of 16 at the free throw line (62.5%). The Hoyas allowed UMBC to make 25 out of 70 attempts from the field which left them with a rate of 35.7% in the matchup. When this game wrapped up, the Hoyas finished shooting 39 out of 78 from the field which gave them a rate of 50.0%. In relation to three-point attempts, Georgetown converted 13 of their 23 attempts (56.5%). They were able to knock down 9 of them for a percentage of 64.3%. UMBC had 12 fouls for the game which got the Hoyas to the charity stripe for a total of 14 shots. They turned the ball over 14 times, while recording 5 steals for the matchup. The Hoyas snagged 35 defensive rebounds and 18 offensive rebounds for a total of 53 in the game.
Kaiden Rice was important for the Hoyas in the matchup. He racked up 34 points in his 31 mins on the hardwood and had 3 dimes for the game. He knocked down 11 of 14 in the matchup for a field goal rate of 78.6%, and totaled 3 rebounds.
Georgetown has a mark of 4-4 so far this season. The Hoyas are committing 16.4 fouls per contest and they shoot 69.6% from the charity stripe. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 13.3 times per contest (188th in the country) and they lose possession via turnover 13.5 times per game. Georgetown has totaled 610 pts on the year (76.3 per game) and they pull in 42.8 rebounds per contest. When it comes to executing on offense, the Hoyas are hitting on 43.2% from the field, which ranks them 229th in college basketball.
The Hoyas on defense are ranked 251st in Division 1 in PPG surrendered with 71.9. They are forcing their opponents into 12.9 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 42.3% from the field (186th in college hoops). The Georgetown defense surrenders 34.1% on 3-point attempts (71 of 208) and their opposition makes 64.4% of their free throw shots. They relinquish 15.1 assists and 35.0 boards per contest, which ranks them 323rd and 195th in college hoops.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Georgetown and under the total points
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