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DePaul vs Georgetown Pick & Preview: Tuesday, January 24th Betting Odds

Blue Demons vs Hoyas Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: DePaul Blue Demons at Georgetown Hoyas
  • Where: Washington at Capital One Arena
  • Date: Tuesday, January 24th
  • Betting Odds: DePaul -2.5, DEPAUL -157 | GEORGE +128 O/U 147.5

Blue Demons Preview:

Heading into today’s matchup vs Georgetown, the DePaul Blue Demons will be taking the floor for the 21st time this season and have an overall record of 9-11. On the road, the Blue Demons will be playing their 10th game of the season, having gone 2-8. So far, the Blue Demons have been favored 7 times, going 6-1 straight up. In today’s matchup, the oddsmakers have DePaul as -2.5 point favorites.

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DePaul’s leading scorer this season is Umoja Gibson, who is averaging 15.35 points per contest. So far, Gibson has accounted for 21.51% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 2.7 rebounds per game and 5.05 assists. Javan Johnson is the second leading scorer for the Blue Demons, averaging 15.25 points per game. Between him and Johnson, they are accounting for 42.9% of the team’s scoring.

On offense, DePaul is scoring a rate similar to the NCAA average at 73.3 points per game. This figure has come despite struggling to knock down shots from outside. Through 20 games, they have only hit 31.8% of their 3-point field goal attempts. For the season, 34.31% of their shots have come from beyond the arc.

Hoyas Preview:

Heading into today’s matchup vs DePaul, the Georgetown Hoyas will be taking the floor for the 21st time this season and have an overall record of 5-15. Currently, the Hoyas have been the home team 12 times, sitting with a record of 5-7. So far, the Hoyas have been the underdog 12 times, going 0-12 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +2.5 underdogs on the spread.

Georgetown’s leading scorer this season is Amir Spears, who is averaging 16.55 points per contest. So far, Spears has accounted for 23.02% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 3.4 rebounds per game and 5.5 assists. Brandon Murray is the second leading scorer for the Hoyas, averaging 14.67 points per game. Between him and Murray, they are accounting for 38.3% of the team’s scoring.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Georgetown this season, as they are currently ranked 218th in college basketball at 70.7 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Hoyas’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 34.2%, placing them 236th in the NCAA.

Free Spread Prediction: Georgetown Hoyas +2.5

In today’s matchup, our analysis has identified the best bet as an opportunity to bet on a home underdog. Coming into the game, the DePaul Blue Demons are the betting favorite with a point spread set at -2.5. However, we anticipate Georgetown putting up a strong fight and benefiting from playing at home and see them covering the spread. It is likely, the the public is going to side heavily with the Blue Demons as the favorite. But, we see this line being set too high and like the value of taking the Hoyas to cover.

 


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