Seton Hall Pirates vs. Georgetown Hoyas - 2/10/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Georgetown Hoyas (15-8) at Seton Hall Pirates (15-8)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Prudential Center)
The Line: Seton Hall Pirates -1 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Fox Sports 1
The Georgetown Hoyas will travel to the Prudential Center to take on the Seton Hall Pirates this Tuesday night in College Basketball action.
The Georgetown Hoyas dropped to 15-8 (7-5 Big East) on the season after being defeated by the 7th ranked Villanova Wildcats, 69-53, this past Saturday. Georgetown shot 30.0% from the field and 5.9% (1-17) from beyond the arc in the loss. Leading the way for the Hoyas was L.J. Peak who had 15 points, 2 rebounds, and 3 steals. Georgetown is ranked 21st in the RPI Standings and has played the 4th ranked SOS. On the season, the Hoyas have been led by D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera (15.2 ppg, 3.7 rpg, 3.3 apg) and Joshua Smith (11.7 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 1.3 apg). Georgetown is averaging 71.0 ppg (ranked 89th) on 45.8% shooting (ranked 74th). The Hoyas average 5.6 three-pointers per game (ranked 239th) and have an assist/turnover ratio of 0.99 (ranked 179th). Georgetown is holding their opponents to an average of 65.0 ppg (ranked 141st) on 40.0% shooting (ranked 65th). The Hoyas average 7.7 spg (ranked 47th) and 5.0 bpg (ranked 32nd).
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The Seton Hall Pirates dropped to 15-8 (5-6 Big East Big East) on the season after being defeated by the Marquette Golden Eagles, 57-54, this past Saturday. Seton Hall shot 30.5% from the field and 38.9% (7-18) from beyond the arc in the loss. Leading the way for the Pirates was Sterling Gibbs who had 16 points, 4 rebounds, and 2 assists. Seton Hall is ranked 53rd in the RPI Standings and has played the 71st ranked SOS. On the season, the Pirates have been led by Sterling Gibbs (17.1 ppg, 2.0 rpg, 4.0 apg) and Isaiah Whitehead (11.9 ppg, 4.2 rpg, 3.1 apg). Seton Hall is averaging 69.9 ppg (ranked 113th) on 42.6% shooting (ranked 219th). The Pirates are averaging 6.9 three-pointers per game (ranked 115th) and commit 12.1 turnovers per game (ranked 110th). Seton Hall is holding their opponents to an average of 64.8 ppg (ranked 134th) on 41.6% shooting (ranked 119th). The Pirates are holding teams to 25.5% shooting from beyond the arc (ranked 1st) and pull down an average of 37.0 total rpg (ranked 61st).
The Hoyas are 4-10-1 ATS in their last 15 road games vs. a team with a winning home record and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Pirates are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 home games however, just 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games vs. the Big East.
Both Georgetown and Seton Hall are struggling a bit as of late as each come into this match-up riding two game losing streaks. Georgetown was able to force Villanova into 20 turnovers in their recent match-up however, allowed Villanova to go 14-28 from long range. Seton Hall is generally a tough team that has the potential to shoot lights out at home, and although they struggled against Marquette on Saturday, I don't see Seton Hall having offensive issues at home for the second straight game. I think Seton finds its touch beyond the arc and covers this small spread against Georgetown. Take Seton Hall to cover.