Florida State Seminoles vs. Georgetown Hoyas NIT Pick, Odds, Prediction 3/24/14
Georgetown Hoyas (18-14) at Florida State Seminoles (20-13)
College Basketball: Monday, March 24, 2014 at 7:00 pm (Tucker Center)
The Line: Florida State Seminoles -4.5 -- Over/Under: 137.5 See the Latest Odds
The Florida State Seminoles and Georgetown Hoyas face off on Monday in Tallahassee as the NIT continues.
The Florida State Seminoles were huge favorites in their first round game against FGCU and while they weren’t all that convincing they did get the win. Florida State is 10-5 at home this season and 11-4 in out of conference games. Aaron Thomas leads the Seminoles in scoring averaging 14.3 points per game. Ian Miller is averaging 13.7 points, Okaro White is averaging 13.3 points and 6.6 rebounds, and Devon Bookert is averaging 7.9 points. As a team Florida State is averaging 70 points and they are shooting 46.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 65.5 points and their opponents are shooting 39.9 percent. Florida State is 6-12 against teams with a RPI better than 100.
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The Georgetown Hoyas opened their NIT campaign by pasting West Virginia by 12. Georgetown is 5-11 on the road this season and 10-4 in non-conference games. D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera is averaging 17.4 points and 5.0 rebounds. Markel Starks is averaging 17 points, Jabril Trawick is averaging 8.9 points, and Mikael Hopkins is averaging 6.2 points and 5.1 rebounds. Georgetown is averaging 70.4 points and they are shooting 45.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 67.3 points and their opponents are shooting 41.3 percent. Georgetown has lost five of their last eight games.
Florida State is 8-3 against the spread in their last 11 non-conference games, 2-6 against the spread following a win, and 1-4 against the spread in their last five home games. Georgetown is 4-1-1 against the spread against the ACC, 9-4 against the spread in their last 13 games, and 2-5 against the spread in their last seven road games.
My free pick in this one is going to be on the total sand my pick is the under. My stronger pick is going to be on who will cover the spread and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.
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