Georgetown vs. UNC Wilmington - 12/12/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
UNC Wilmington Seahawks (5-0) at Georgetown Hoyas (5-3)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 2:30 pm (Verizon Center)
The Line: Georgetown Hoyas -12 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CBS Sports Network
The UNC Wilmington Seahawks and Georgetown Hoyas play Saturday afternoon at the Verizon Center.
The UNC Wilmington Seahawks look for their second road victory to remain undefeated on the year. The UNC Wilmington Seahawks are averaging 89 points on 47 percent shooting and allowing 68.6 points on 39.6 percent shooting. Craig Ponder is averaging 15.2 points and 3.2 assists while Chris Flemmings is averaging 14.2 points and 4.4 rebounds. Denzel Ingram is the third double-digit scorer and Devontae Cacok is grabbing 4.6 rebounds. The UNC Wilmington Seahawks are shooting 28.8 percent from beyond the arc and 66.4 percent from the free throw line. UNC Wilmington has scored 78 or more points in every game this year and has six players averaging at least eight points. The UNC Wilmington Seahawks have split their last 10 road games.
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The Georgetown Hoyas look to keep the ball rolling after winning their last four games. The Georgetown Hoyas are averaging 75.5 points on 47.4 percent shooting and allowing 66.1 points on 38 percent shooting. D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera is averaging 14.6 points and four assists while Isaac Copeland is averaging 12 points and 4.9 rebounds. Bradley Hayes is grabbing 6.9 rebounds and Marcus Derrickson is dishing two assists. The Georgetown Hoyas are shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc and 74.6 percent from the free throw line. Georgetown is allowing 29.4 percent shooting from deep and has allowed 57 or less points in three of its last four games. The Georgetown Hoyas have won seven of their last 10 home games.
The Seahawks are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games vs. a team with a winning home record and 9-2-1 ATS in their last 12 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record. The Hoyas are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
The UNC Wilmington Seahawks are playing some really good basketball out of the gate with an offense that can fill it up and a defense that strings together stops. Georgetown of course is the more talented team, but I think the Seahawks can keep it below the number.