Appalachian State Mountaineers vs. Georgetown Hoyas Betting Prediction


A five-game home winning streak is on the line for the Georgetown Hoyas (7-3) when they welcome the Appalachian State Mountaineers (4-6) to Capital One Arena. Action begins at 6:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 18, 2018.

Appalachian State Mountaineers at Georgetown Hoyas Betting Odds

Both teams were triumphant in their last game. The Hoyas were victorious over the Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks 68-53, while the Mountaineers had no trouble getting past the Mars Hill Lions 125-62.

Appalachian State dominated every stat category in the game. They had a turnover percentage of 11.5 and an effective field goal percentage of 0.729. Mars Hill recorded marks of 27.5 and 0.427, respectively, for those same stats. Georgetown, meanwhile, played a nearly flawless game. They had a free throw rate of 0.250 and an effective field goal percentage of 0.529. For those same stats, Maryland Eastern Shore put up marks of 0.079 and 0.381, respectively. Josh LeBlanc put together a good outing for Georgetown with 11 points and 11 rebounds. Meanwhile, Appalachian State was lifted by Justin Forrest, who contributed 23 points.

Jessie Govan has taken his game to another level as of late for Georgetown, averaging 0 points over the last five games.

The physical Georgetown offense seems poised to dominate from the charity stripe. The Hoyas rank 36th in the country with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.297, while Appalachian State ranks 312th in FTA rate allowed (0.292).

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs. Georgetown Hoyas Betting Pick

College Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Georgetown, ATS Winner – Georgetown, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Appalachian State ranks 18th in three pointers allowed per game (18.0) while Georgetown ranks 239th (26.7).
  • The Mountaineers rank 44th in blocks allowed per game (2.7) while the Hoyas rank 133rd (3.8).
  • The Hoyas average 39.1 rebounds per game, which ranks 51st in the country. The Mountaineers rank 225th in rebounds allowed per game (38.6).
  • Georgetown ranks 27th in assists per game (16.6) while Appalachian State ranks 165th (12.7).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Mountaineers\u2019 average margin of victory in their last five games has been 3.8, down from 6.0 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Hoyas have scored an average of 73.8 points per game (4.6 below their season average) and allowed an average of 69.8 points per game (4.9 below their season average).