Charlotte 49ers vs. Georgetown Hoyas - 12/22/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Georgetown Hoyas (6-5) at Charlotte 49ers (2-8)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 12:00 pm (Dale F. Halton Arena)
The Line: Charlotte 49ers -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CBS Sports Network
The Georgetown Hoyas will travel to play the Charlotte 49ers in a non-conference game on Tuesday.
The Charlotte 49ers are 2-8 and are coming off of a win against Appalachian State by a score of 82-66. Charlotte used a 9-0 run in the second half to pull away for the victory. Braxton Ogbueze had 25 points and 2 assists for Charlotte. Anthony Vanhook added 14 points and 8 rebounds for the 49ers. Charlotte out rebounded their opponent by a total of 43-25 and had 20 assists in their victory. Charlotte is averaging 69.4 points per game while giving up 83.6 points per game. Charlotte is also averaging 37.4 rebounds per game and 12.3 assists per game. Braxton Ogbueze is averaging 11.2 points per game, while Bernard Sullivan is averaging 10.5 points per game and 5.6 rebounds per game for Charlotte. Charlotte is shooting 67.9% on free throws, 32.6% on three-pointers, and 38.3% on all field goal attempts.
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The Georgetown Hoyas are 6-5 and are coming off of a loss UNC Asheville by a score of 79-73. This was a very close game throughout, but Georgetown could not hit shots down the stretch as their opponent puled away. Kaleb Johnson had 16 points and 3 rebounds for Georgetown. Bradley Hayes added 11 points and 18 rebounds for the Hoyas. Georgetown out rebounded their opponent by a total of 39-34 and had 19 assists in their defeat. Georgetown is averaging 75.6 points per game while giving up 70.3 points per game. Georgetown is also averaging 36.6 rebounds per game and 15 assists per game. D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera is averaging 15.4 points per game and 3.8 assists per game, while Bradley Hayes is averaging 10.5 points per game and 8.2 rebounds per game for Georgetown. Georgetown is shooting 72.9% on free throws, 34.3% on three-pointers, and 45.7% on all field goal attempts.
Georgetown is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games. Georgetown is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 4-1 in Georgetown’s last 5 road games. Charlotte is 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 games against the Big East. The under is 4-1 in Charlotte’s last 5 games overall.
Georgetown did not look impressive in their last game, but I expect them to bounce back and get the victory here. Charlotte has been giving up a lot of points this season, so I look for Georgetown to have a field day on offense. Georgetown is clearly the better team here and I am picking them.