Butler Bulldogs vs Georgetown Hoyas Prediction, 1/13/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Butler Bulldogs vs Georgetown Hoyas
Date: Thursday, January 13, 2022
Location: Capital One Arena in Washington, DC
The Georgetown Hoyas (6-6) will take on the Butler Bulldogs (8-6) at Capital One Arena on Thursday.
The Butler Bulldogs stepped onto the hardwood against Xavier and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 87-72 in their last contest. When discussing personal fouls, the Bulldogs left the arena with 18 and Xavier totaled 12 personal fouls. They also made 10 out of their 22 shots from 3-point range. Xavier walked away from this one shooting 85.2% from the free throw line by knocking down 23 of their 27 tries. Furthermore, Xavier snagged 27 rebounds (4 offensive, 23 defensive), but didn't notch a block. Xavier dished out 13 assists and had 3 steals for this game. In regard to defense, Butler allowed the other team to shoot 55.1% from the floor on 27 out of 49 shooting. They also doled out 10 dimes in the game while forcing 5 turnovers and having 3 steals. In the matter of grabbing boards, they compiled a total of 21 with 4 of them being of the offensive variety. From the free throw line, the Bulldogs made 11 of 13 tries for a rate of 84.6%. Butler ended the contest having earned a 50.0% FG percentage (28 out of 56) and knocked down 5 out of their 21 shots from beyond the arc.
Bryce Golden is one player who came through for the matchup. He finished 66.7% from the field but wasn't able to get an assist. He was on the court for 32 mins played and also totaled 4 boards. He ended up scoring 19 points on 8 out of 12 shooting.
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Butler will play this game with a win-loss record of 8-6 so far this season. They currently have an average of 63.4 pts per game (325th in the nation) while connecting on 43.3% from the field. The Bulldogs are shooting 32.7% on shots from 3-point land (105 of 321) and 69.8% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Butler is collecting 31.4 rebounds per game and has earned 167 dimes so far this year, which has them ranked 272nd in Division 1 in terms of passing the ball. They turn the ball over 13.1 times per game and as a team they commit 15.9 fouls on a nightly basis.
On defense, the Bulldogs are forcing 12.6 turnovers every game while drawing 17.1 fouls. They are ranked 84th in D-1 in giving up assists to their opponents with 158 surrendered for the year. The Bulldogs defense is allowing a field goal percentage of 42.4% (317 of 748) and they relinquish 31.3 rebounds per contest as a unit. They relinquish 31.4% on 3-point shots and they are 45th in college basketball in opponents PPG (62.6).
In their last game, the Georgetown Hoyas took a defeat with a final score of 92-64 when they faced Marquette. In the matter of how they rebounded, Georgetown allowed Marquette to get 37 in all (8 offensive). They finished the game shooting 34.6% from 3-point land by connecting on 9 out of 26 and walked away from this one shooting 5 out of 9 at the charity stripe (55.6%). The Hoyas permitted Marquette to make 39 out of 66 tries from the field which gave them a rate of 59.1% for the contest. When the final whistle was blown, the Hoyas went 20 out of 67 from the field which had them shooting 29.9%. In the matter of shooting from 3-point land, Georgetown buried 4 out of 18 tries (22.2%). They were able to bury 20 of those for a percentage of 83.3%. Marquette was called for 19 fouls for the matchup which got the Hoyas to the free throw line for 24 shots. They also coughed up the ball 15 times, while earning 9 steals for the matchup. The Hoyas recorded 16 defensive boards and 15 offensive boards totaling 31 for this contest.
Collin Holloway ended up being a major contributor for the Hoyas in this matchup. He racked up 17 points in his 32 minutes on the court and had 3 dimes for this game. He converted 4 out of 10 for the game giving him a field goal percentage of 40.0%, and had 5 rebounds.
Georgetown has a mark of 6-6 on the year. As an offense, the Hoyas are connecting on 43.0% from the floor, which is ranked 246th in college hoops. Georgetown has tallied 911 points on the year (75.9 per game) and they collect 40.8 boards per contest. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 13.8 times per contest (157th in the country) and they turn it over 14.5 times per contest. The Hoyas commit 15.4 fouls per game and they go 71.8% from the charity stripe.
The Georgetown defense allows 35.4% on shots from behind the 3-point line (110 of 311) and their opponents are converting on 65.3% of their free throw shots. They have surrendered 16.3 dimes and 35.8 rebounds per contest, which ranks them 347th and 241st in college hoops. The Hoyas are ranked 306th in college hoops in PPG allowed with 74.6. They have forced 13.3 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 43.8% from the field (248th in college basketball).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Butler
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