Marquette Golden Eagles vs Georgetown Hoyas Prediction, 1/7/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Marquette Golden Eagles vs Georgetown Hoyas
Date: Friday, January 7, 2022
Location: Capital One Arena in Washington, DC
Capital One Arena is where the Georgetown Hoyas (6-5) will try to defeat the Marquette Golden Eagles (9-6) on Friday.
The Marquette Golden Eagles faced off with Providence and went home with a win by a final score of 88-56 in their last game. Regarding personal fouls, the Golden Eagles ended up with 20 and Providence recorded 13 personal fouls. They made 5 out of their 19 attempts from beyond the arc. Providence finished the game shooting 65.0% from the free throw line by burying 13 of their 20 attempts. Furthermore, Providence grabbed 31 boards (15 offensive, 16 defensive), but didn't notch a block. Providence distributed 6 assists and had 4 steals for the matchup. Regarding defense, Marquette allowed the other team to shoot 32.8% from the field on 19 of 58 shooting. They also dished out 24 assists in this matchup as well as creating 13 turnovers and having 8 steals. Concerning hauling in rebounds, they collected 35 with 12 of them being on the offensive end. From the charity stripe, the Golden Eagles made 16 of 18 tries for a percentage of 88.9%. Marquette walked away from the contest having earned a 52.5% FG percentage (31 of 59) and converted 10 out of their 23 shots from beyond the perimeter.
Justin Lewis is a guy who was a factor for the game. He finished the game shooting 43.8% from the floor and distributed 2 assists. He was on the hardwood for 29 mins played and pulled down 11 rebounds. He walked away with 23 points on 7 out of 16 shooting.
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Marquette enters this game with a win-loss record of 9-6 on the season. They are averaging 73.4 points per game (158th in Division 1) on 43.5% from the floor. The Golden Eagles are shooting 32.3% on shots from beyond the arc (121 of 375) and 72.0% from the free throw line. As a team, Marquette is collecting 37.0 boards per contest and has totaled 249 dimes for the season, which is 14th in D-1 in terms of passing the rock. They are giving up possession 13.1 times per contest and as a unit are committing 18.2 fouls on a nightly basis.
On the defensive end, the Golden Eagles are forcing their opponents into 14.1 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 16.9 personal fouls. They give up 31.8% on shots from downtown while they are 227th in college basketball in points per game from their opponents (70.3). The Golden Eagles defensively are giving up a FG percentage of 41.2% (386 of 936) and they surrender 39.5 boards per contest as a unit. They are currently ranked 332nd in college hoops in giving up assists with 213 conceded this year.
For their last game, the Georgetown Hoyas took a loss by a final score of 80-73 against TCU. In the matter of team rebounding, Georgetown permitted TCU to pull down 42 in total (11 offensive). They shot 42.3% from beyond the arc by going 11 of 26 and ended up going 13 of 16 at the free throw line (81.3%). The Hoyas allowed TCU to knock down 28 of 66 attempts from the floor which gave them a percentage of 42.4% in this matchup. Overall, the Hoyas walked away from this one shooting 28 for 66 from the floor which had them at 42.4%. When talking about 3-point attempts, Georgetown buried 8 out of their 23 tries (34.8%). They were able to convert 9 of the free throw tries for a rate of 75.0%. TCU was called for 15 personal fouls in this matchup which took the Hoyas to the charity stripe for 12 attempts. They also gave up possession 10 times, while getting 5 steals in this game. The Hoyas were able to pull down 26 defensive boards and 8 offensive boards totaling 34 in this contest.
Donald Carey ended up having an impact for the Hoyas in this matchup. He racked up 12 points in his 37 minutes on the court and totaled 5 dimes for the matchup. He made 5 out of 12 for this game giving him a field goal percentage of 41.7%, and tallied 5 rebounds.
Georgetown has a win-loss record of 6-5 for the season. The Hoyas are responsible for committing 15.9 fouls per game and they shoot 70.6% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 14.1 times per contest (137th in college basketball) and they lose possession via turnover 14.5 times per game. Georgetown has scored 847 pts for the campaign (77.0 per contest) and they pull in 41.5 rebounds per game. In terms of offensive execution, the Hoyas are connecting on 44.3% from the field, which ranks them 180th in D-1.
The Georgetown defense concedes 35.4% on 3-pointers (101 of 285) and their opposition knocks down 65.9% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have given up 15.6 assists and 35.0 rebounds on a nightly basis, which has them ranked 339th and 198th in D-1. The Hoyas are ranked 283rd in college hoops in points allowed per contest with 73.0. They are forcing 13.0 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 42.4% from the field (190th in college hoops).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Marquette
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