DePaul Blue Demons vs Georgetown Hoyas Prediction, 1/24/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: DePaul Blue Demons vs Georgetown Hoyas
Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Location: Capital One Arena in Washington, DC
The Georgetown Hoyas (5-15) will play the DePaul Blue Demons (9-11) at Capital One Arena on Tuesday.
The DePaul Blue Demons faced Providence and went home with a loss by a final score of 75-64 in their last game. When discussing personal fouls, the Blue Demons walked away with 15 and Providence finished the game with 12 personal fouls. They converted 10 out of their 23 tries from distance. Providence walked away from this one shooting 75.0% at the charity stripe by knocking down 9 of their 12 shots. In addition, Providence pulled down 37 rebounds (10 offensive, 27 defensive), but finished the game with no rejections. Providence dished out 15 assists and had 4 steals for the contest. Concerning defending, DePaul allowed 45.9% from the field on 28 out of 61 shooting. They also dished out 12 assists for the game while forcing the other team into 11 turnovers and earning 7 steals. In the matter of hauling in rebounds, they collected a total of 28 with 8 of them being offensive. From the charity stripe, the Blue Demons made 3 of their 8 tries for a percentage of 37.5%. DePaul ended the contest with a 44.3% field goal percentage (27 out of 61) and converted 7 of 21 shots from downtown.
Umoja Gibson is someone who was a major contributor for the matchup. He ended up finishing with 16 points on 6 out of 15 shooting. He played 38 minutes and grabbed 5 boards. He finished 40.0% from the field and recorded 5 assists.
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DePaul heads into this one with a record of 9-11 this year. They are turning it over 13.1 times per game and as a squad are committing 17.6 fouls per contest. As a team, DePaul is pulling down 32.9 rebounds per game and has accounted for 269 assists this season, which ranks 166th in D-1 in terms of passing the ball. The Blue Demons are connecting on 35.4% on three-point shots (171 of 483) and 78.2% from the charity stripe. They currently have an average of 71.4 pts per contest (186th in the country) while connecting on 41.8% from the field.
On the defensive end, the Blue Demons are forcing their opponents into 13.6 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 16.7 fouls. They currently rank 234th in college basketball in giving up assists to their opponents with 267 surrendered for the year. The Blue Demons defensively are allowing a FG percentage of 44.6% (530 of 1,188) and they surrender 38.6 boards per contest as a unit. They are conceding 35.4% on shots from beyond the arc while they are 313th in the country in points per game allowed (74.6).
The last time they took the court, the Georgetown Hoyas took a loss by a final score of 95-82 when they faced Xavier. The Hoyas recorded 17 defensive rebounds and 8 offensive boards totaling 25 for this game. They turned the ball over 13 times, while getting 6 steals in the matchup. Xavier was called for 17 personal fouls for the matchup which got the Hoyas to the free throw line for a total of 18 tries. They were able to make 13 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 72.2%. With regard to three-point attempts, Georgetown made 7 of 22 tries (31.8%). When this game wrapped up, the Hoyas ended up going 31 out of 62 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 50.0%. The Hoyas allowed Xavier to knock down 39 out of their 71 attempts from the floor which left them with a shooting percentage of 54.9% for this game. They finished 57.1% from 3-point land by shooting 8 of 14 and ended up going 9 out of 17 at the free throw line (52.9%). When discussing team rebounding, Georgetown allowed Xavier to collect 35 overall (11 offensive).
Primo Spears ended up being a factor for the Hoyas in this matchup. He made 15 of 31 in this game giving him a field goal percentage of 48.4%, and had 3 rebounds. He earned 37 points in his 37 mins on the court and added 11 assists for this contest.
Georgetown has a record of 5-15 so far this season. The Hoyas commit 14.7 fouls per contest and they hit 70.6% from the free throw line. They are dishing out assists 12.1 times per contest (276th in Division 1) and they are giving up possession 12.8 times per game. Georgetown has totaled 1,438 points for the campaign (71.9 per game) and they snag 36.6 rebounds per game. When it comes to executing on offense, the Hoyas are hitting on 44.0% from the floor, which is ranked 216th in the nation.
The Georgetown defense gives up 37.7% on shots from 3-point land (194 of 514) and their opponents are knocking down 75.2% of their shots from the free throw line. They concede 17.2 assists and 36.2 boards per game, which is ranked 355th and 287th in the country. The Hoyas defensively are ranked 351st in college basketball in PPG given up with 78.6. They are forcing their opponents into 11.2 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 45.8% from the floor (315th in D-1).
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take DePaul
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