Georgetown vs. DePaul - 1/9/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
DePaul Blue Demons (6-9) at Georgetown Hoyas (9-6)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 12:00 pm (Verizon Center)
The Line: Georgetown Hoyas -10 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The DePaul Blue Demons and Georgetown Hoyas square off Saturday at the Verizon Center.
The DePaul Blue Demons need a big victory after losing six of their last seven games. The DePaul Blue Demons are averaging 70.2 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 71.7 points on 41.6 percent shooting. Billy Garrett Jr. is averaging 14.6 points and 3.9 assists while Myke Henry is averaging 13.7 points and six rebounds. Tommy Hamilton IV is grabbing seven rebounds and Aaron Simpson is dishing 1.9 assists. The DePaul Blue Demons are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 67.6 percent from the free throw line. DePaul is allowing 33.2 percent shooting from deep and is grabbing 35.8 rebounds per game. The DePaul Blue Demons have lost 10 of their last 13 road games.
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The Georgetown Hoyas look for consistency after splitting their last six games. The Georgetown Hoyas are averaging 74 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 69.3 points on 39.4 percent shooting. D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera is averaging 15.1 points and 4.3 assists while Isaac Copeland is averaging 11.5 points and five rebounds. Bradley Hayes is grabbing 7.7 rebounds and L.J. Peak is dishing 1.5 assists. The Georgetown Hoyas are shooting 36.3 percent from beyond the arc and 74.7 percent from the free throw line. Georgetown is allowing 35.7 percent shooting from deep and is grabbing 36.4 rebounds per game. The Georgetown Hoyas have won 15 of their last 20 home games.
The Blue Demons are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS win. The Hoyas are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games following a straight up loss and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Blue Demons are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Georgetown.
DePaul is one of the least talented teams in the Big East and already lost the Hoys by double digits at home. With this game being played in Washington, it could get ugly again. Give me the Hoyas.