American Eagles vs Georgetown Hoyas Prediction, 11/19/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: American Eagles vs Georgetown Hoyas
Date: Sunday, November 19, 2023
Location: Capital One Arena in Washington, DC
Capital One Arena is where the Georgetown Hoyas (1-2) will play the American Eagles (2-2) on Sunday.
The American Eagles stepped onto the hardwood against NJIT and notched a win by a score of 87-73 in their last game. American walked away from the game with a 48.3% field goal percentage (29 of 60) and converted 13 of their 31 three-point shots. From the free throw line, the Eagles made 16 of 21 shots for a rate of 76.2%. In reference to rebounding, they collected 34 with 8 of them being on the offensive end. They also distributed 21 assists for this contest while forcing the other team into 10 turnovers and earning 5 steals. In the matter of defense, American allowed the other team to go 51.7% from the floor on 30 of 58 shooting. NJIT totaled 11 assists and had 7 steals in the game. In addition, NJIT snagged 24 rebounds (3 offensive, 21 defensive), but wasn't able to record a rejection. NJIT finished the contest at 80.0% at the charity stripe by knocking down 8 of their 10 shots. They also converted 5 out of their 17 tries from distance. When it comes to personal fouls, the Eagles ended up with 12 while NJIT totaled 19 personal fouls.
Matt Rogers is someone who was a major contributor for this contest. He ended up going 66.7% from the floor and recorded 1 assist. He was on the hardwood for 28 minutes played and grabbed 11 boards. He finished with 28 points on 12 out of 18 shooting.
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American heads into this one with a mark of 2-2 so far this year. They lose possession by turning the ball over 11.0 times per contest and as a squad they commit 18.5 fouls per contest. As a team, American is grabbing 32.3 rebounds per game and has tallied 64 dimes so far this season, which has them ranked 23rd in Division 1 in terms of passing the ball. The Eagles are hitting 32.4% on shots from beyond the arc (36 of 111) and 73.3% from the free throw line. They have an average of 71.0 pts per contest (262nd in D-1) while going 42.7% from the field.
When they are on defense, the Eagles are able to force 12.5 turnovers per game and they draw 17.0 fouls. They relinquish 34.1% from beyond the arc while they are 254th in D-1 in points per game allowed (74.0). The Eagles defensively are giving up a FG percentage of 50.7% (106 of 209) and they concede 32.0 boards per game as a squad. They rank 312th in the country in giving up assists to their opponents with 51 relinquished for the season.
In their last game, the Georgetown Hoyas went home defeated by a final of 68-60 against Rutgers. In reference to how they rebounded, Georgetown allowed Rutgers to collect 39 overall (14 on the offensive side). They wrapped up this game 25.0% from three-point range by going 5 out of 20 and finished the game at 13 of 16 from the free throw line (81.3%). The Hoyas allowed Rutgers to make 25 of their 54 attempts from the field which had them at 46.3% for the game. Overall, the Hoyas finished 18 for 51 from the floor which had them at 35.3%. In relation to three-point attempts, Georgetown made 7 of 25 tries (28.0%). They were able to knock down 17 of those for a rate of 81.0%. Rutgers was called for 17 fouls for the matchup which took the Hoyas to the charity stripe for a total of 21 tries. They also gave up possession 18 times, while recording 3 steals in this contest. The Hoyas were able to collect 27 defensive rebounds and 9 offensive rebounds for a total of 36 for the contest.
Jayden Epps ended up being a factor for the Hoyas for this game. He converted 4 of 12 for the game giving him a rate of 33.3%, and accumulated 4 rebounds. He totaled 16 points in his 29 mins of playing time and earned 1 assist for this contest.
Georgetown has a record of 1-2 for the year. The Hoyas commit 16.7 personal fouls per game while shooting 66.1% from the free throw line. They are earning an assist 14.0 times per contest (172nd in college hoops) and they turn the ball over 14.0 times per contest. Georgetown has accounted for 221 points for the year (73.7 per contest) and they collect 41.0 boards per game. When it comes to offensive execution, the Hoyas are connecting on 43.8% from the field, which has them ranked 213th in D-1.
The Hoyas on defense are ranked 112th in D-1 in points per game surrendered with 65.3. They have forced 11.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 40.7% from the field (165th in the country). The Georgetown defense concedes 28.0% on shots from 3-point land (21 of 75) and their opposition makes 62.5% of their foul shots. They have relinquished 10.0 dimes and 33.0 rebounds every game, which ranks them 87th and 114th in D-1.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take American
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