Georgetown Hoyas vs Seton Hall Pirates Prediction, 2/14/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Georgetown Hoyas vs Seton Hall Pirates
Date: Tuesday, February 14, 2023
Location: Prudential Center in Newark, NJ
The Seton Hall Pirates (15-11) will try to beat the Georgetown Hoyas (6-20) at Prudential Center on Tuesday.
The Georgetown Hoyas stepped onto the hardwood against Marquette and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 89-75 in their last game. In relation to fouls, the Hoyas ended up finishing with 10 while Marquette accumulated 16 fouls. They converted 15 of their 31 shots from distance. Marquette finished the game shooting 57.1% at the free throw line by converting 4 of their 7 shots. In addition, Marquette totaled 32 rebounds (9 offensive, 23 defensive), but finished the game with no rejections. Marquette dished out 24 assists and had 9 steals for the contest. In regard to defending, Georgetown allowed the other team to shoot 52.2% from the field on 35 of 67 shooting. They also distributed 18 assists in this game in addition to forcing 14 turnovers and earning 9 steals. In regard to rebounding, they earned 32 with 11 of them being of the offensive sort. From the charity stripe, the Hoyas made 17 of 23 attempts for a rate of 73.9%. Georgetown finished the game having earned a 44.8% FG percentage (26 out of 58) and buried 6 of their 16 3-point attempts.
Jay Heath is a guy who was a contributor for the contest. He ended up scoring 18 points on 7 of 16 shooting. He was on the court for 35 minutes and collected 4 rebounds. He ended up going 43.8% from the floor and also recorded 2 assists.
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Georgetown enters this game with a win-loss record of 6-20 on the year. They are averaging 70.9 pts per game (191st in the country) while shooting 43.5% from the field. The Hoyas are hitting 31.5% on shots from beyond the arc (146 of 464) and 70.4% from the free throw line. As a unit, Georgetown is pulling in 36.0 rebounds per game and has accounted for 311 dimes so far this season, which has them ranked 266th in the nation in terms of passing. They are losing possession via turnover 12.3 times per game and as a team they are committing 14.5 fouls per contest.
On the defensive end, the Hoyas are forcing 11.2 turnovers per contest and they draw 15.8 personal fouls. They currently rank 360th in Division 1 in giving up assists to their opponents with 452 conceded for the season. The Hoyas are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 45.5% (743 of 1,634) and they surrender 37.0 rebounds per contest as a basketball team. They give up 38.6% on 3-pointers and they are ranked 349th in college basketball in PPG allowed (77.5).
When they last stepped on the court, the Seton Hall Pirates went home defeated by a final of 58-54 when they played Villanova. In regard to team rebounding, Seton Hall allowed Villanova to get 27 in all (6 on the offensive glass). They went 40.0% from beyond the perimeter by going 6 of 15 and walked away from this one shooting 10 out of 16 at the free throw line (62.5%). The Pirates permitted Villanova to knock down 21 out of 49 attempts from the field which gave them a rate of 42.9% for this game. In all, the Pirates finished shooting 21 for 53 from the field which gave them a percentage of 39.6%. In relation to 3-point shots, Seton Hall buried 7 of their 20 tries (35.0%). They were able to knock down 5 of the free throws for a clip of 71.4%. Villanova committed 11 personal fouls in the matchup which got the Pirates to the free throw line for a total of 7 attempts. They also coughed up the ball 16 times, while getting 9 steals in this matchup. The Pirates corralled 23 defensive rebounds and 6 offensive boards totaling 29 for the contest.
Tyrese Samuel was important for the Pirates in this game. He buried 7 out of 11 for the matchup for a rate of 63.6%, and had 10 rebounds. He recorded 14 points in his 32 minutes of playing time and accounted for 1 assist in this game.
Seton Hall has a record of 15-11 for the year. When it comes to offensive execution, the Pirates are connecting on 43.8% from the field, which has them ranked 230th in college basketball. Seton Hall has earned 1,782 pts this season (68.5 per contest) and they average 35.9 rebounds per game. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 12.3 times per game (260th in college basketball) and they turn it over 14.2 times per contest. The Pirates commit 17.8 fouls per contest and they go 67.5% from the charity stripe.
The Seton Hall defense concedes 30.8% on 3-pointers (161 of 522) and opponents are knocking down 69.7% of their free throw shots. They surrender 12.5 dimes and 34.1 rebounds per contest, which has them ranked 178th and 178th in those categories on the defensive end. The Pirates on defense are ranked 43rd in D-1 in PPG given up with 64.2. They are forcing their opponents into 14.5 TO's every game and have let teams shoot 41.1% from the field (53rd in college hoops).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Georgetown
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