Georgetown vs. Indiana - 12/27/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Indiana Hoosiers (10-2) at Georgetown Hoyas (7-3)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 12:00 pm (Madison Square Garden)
The Line: Georgetown Hoyas -4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Georgetown Hoyas and Indiana Hoosiers square off Saturday at Madison Square Garden.
The Georgetown Hoyas have split their last six games and play for the first time in a week. On the season, Georgetown is averaging 73.5 points on 47.6 percent shooting and is allowing 63.5 points on 39 percent shooting. D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera is averaging 13.3 points and 3.8 assists while Joshua Smith is averaging 12.7 points and 6.5 rebounds. L.J. Peak is the third player averaging double-digit points and Paul White is shooting 51.9 percent from the field. The Georgetown Hoyas could use a big win here after coming up short against Wisconsin, Butler and Kansas. The Hoyas are shooting 69.5 percent from the free throw line and 34.6 percent from downtown while they’re allowing 31.4 percent shooting from deep and have allowed 68 or less points in eight of their 10 games.
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The Indiana Hoosiers have won six of their last seven games and have proven to be an offensive machine. On the season, Indiana is averaging 86.3 points on 50.3 percent shooting and is allowing 70.5 points on 42.6 percent shooting. James Blackmon Jr. is averaging 17.6 points and 5.1 rebounds while Yogi Ferrell is averaging 16.3 points and 5.1 assists. Troy Williams is the third player averaging double-digit points and Robert Johnson is shooting 47.7 percent from the field. The Indiana Hoosiers have scored no less than 74 points this season, and they’re shooting 71.6 percent from the free throw line and 41.6 percent from downtown. Defensively, Indiana is holding teams to 29.1 percent shooting from deep and has allowed 69 or less points in four of its last six games. Indiana is looking like a scary team early this season.
The Hoosiers are 10-22-2 ATS in their last 34 neutral site games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Hoyas are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss and 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a S.U. win.
You guys know I'm high on this Indiana team and have back the Hoosiers in these type of spots already this season. Indiana is a good basketball team that can beat anybody when their shoots are falling. I expect the Hoosiers to win, but I'll gladly take the free points on top of it.