Georgetown Hoyas vs Syracuse Orange Prediction, 12/10/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Georgetown Hoyas vs Syracuse Orange
Date: Saturday, December 10, 2022
Location: JMA Wireless Dome in Syracuse, NY
The Georgetown Hoyas (5-5) are traveling to JMA Wireless Dome on Saturday where they will try to defeat the Syracuse Orange (5-4).
The Georgetown Hoyas faced Siena and went home with a win by a final score of 75-68 in their last game. In relation to fouls, the Hoyas finished with 14 and Siena totaled 16 fouls. They also converted 9 out of their 27 attempts from 3-point land. Siena ended up shooting 83.3% when shooting free throws by burying 15 of their 18 shots. On top of that, Siena snagged 35 boards (14 offensive, 21 defensive), but wrapped up the game with no rejections. Siena doled out 14 dimes and had 6 steals in the game. With regard to defense, Georgetown allowed 34.9% from the field on 22 out of 63 shooting. They also distributed 14 assists in the game in addition to forcing the opposition into 10 turnovers and earning 8 steals. Concerning rebounding, they compiled a total of 39 with 12 of them being offensive. From the charity stripe, the Hoyas buried 10 of their 16 shots for a percentage of 62.5%. Georgetown finished the contest having earned a 49.2% FG percentage (30 of 61) and made 5 out of their 16 three-point attempts.
Brandon Murray is one guy who was a major factor in this game. He scored 20 points on 7 of 14 shooting. He saw the court for 39 mins played and grabbed 6 rebounds. He shot 50.0% from the field and distributed 4 assists.
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Georgetown comes into this contest with a mark of 5-5 so far this season. They have an average of 74.9 pts per contest (138th in D-1) while hitting 44.8% from the field. The Hoyas are hitting 33.9% on 3-point shots (62 of 183) and 72.8% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Georgetown is collecting 37.6 rebounds per game and has tallied 122 assists so far this year, which ranks 185th in D-1 in terms of passing the ball. They turn it over 12.6 times per game and as a group are committing 15.5 personal fouls on a nightly basis.
When they are on the defensive end, the Hoyas are forcing 14.1 turnovers per contest while drawing 16.3 fouls. They give up 33.9% on three-point shots and they are ranked 285th in Division 1 in opponents points per game (73.3). The Hoyas defense is allowing a FG percentage of 41.8% (264 of 631) and they relinquish 38.4 rebounds per game as a squad. They currently rank 324th in D-1 in giving up assists with 145 surrendered so far this year.
The last time they took the court, the Syracuse Orange went home victorious with a score of 95-66 when they played Oakland. The Orange collected 31 defensive boards and 7 offensive boards totaling 38 in the matchup. They also coughed up the ball 13 times, while earning 10 steals in this contest. Oakland committed 11 personal fouls in the game which got the Orange to the charity stripe for a total of 7 shots. They were able to knock down 3 of those for a clip of 42.9%. With respect to shooting from 3-point land, Syracuse buried 8 out of 20 tries (40.0%). When this game wrapped up, the Orange finished shooting 42 out of 72 from the floor which had them shooting 58.3%. The Orange permitted Oakland to make 24 of their 64 attempts from the floor which left them with a shooting percentage of 37.5% in this matchup. They finished 20.0% from distance by connecting on 5 of 25 and finished the contest at 13 out of 23 from the free throw line (56.5%). In reference to rebounds, Syracuse permitted Oakland to pull down 32 overall (11 on the offensive side).
Jesse Edwards was important for the Orange in this matchup. He earned 18 points in his 23 minutes on the court, but didn't get an assist. He made 9 out of 9 in the matchup for a field goal percentage of 100.0%, and earned 7 rebounds.
Syracuse has a win-loss mark of 5-4 this season. The Orange commit 14.0 personal fouls per game and they shoot 69.6% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 14.0 times per game (150th in the nation) and they turn the ball over 11.7 times per contest. Syracuse has earned 650 pts so far this year (72.2 per contest) and they pull down 37.8 boards per game. In terms of offensive execution, the Orange are hitting on 45.5% from the field, which has them ranked 150th in college basketball.
The Syracuse defense allows 32.8% on shots from behind the 3-point line (89 of 271) and their opposition makes 62.5% of their shots from the charity stripe. They allow 16.9 assists and 38.3 boards on a nightly basis, which is ranked 354th and 333rd in Division 1. The Orange on the defensive side of the court are 189th in college basketball in PPG given up with 68.9. They are forcing 13.4 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 39.5% from the field (62nd in the nation).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Syracuse
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