The Georgetown Hoyas (2-0) meet the Penn State Nittany Lions (2-0) at Capital One Arena. The game is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, November 14, 2019.
Penn State Nittany Lions at Georgetown Hoyas Betting Prediction
The last time the Nittany Lions played, they blew out the Wagner Seahawks, 91-64. The Nittany Lions had a much better free throw rate (0.308 vs. 0.186) and had a much better turnover percentage (13.1 vs. 21.0). Penn State was led by Seth Lundy, who finished with 12 points and seven rebounds.
The Hoyas were victorious over the Central Arkansas Bears in their last matchup, 89-78. The Hoyas had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (39.5 vs. 16.7) and had a better free throw rate (0.227 vs. 0.137). Omer Yurtseven led Georgetown in scoring with 17 points on 7-for-10 shooting from the field.
Contrasting styles will be on display in this contest. Georgetown ranks 20th in possessions per game (74.1) while Penn State is 214th (68.6) dating back to last season.
Penn State Nittany Lions at Georgetown Hoyas Betting Pick
Free Pick: ATS Winner – Georgetown
Penn State ranks 12th in three pointers allowed per game (18.4) while Georgetown ranks 294th (26.1).
The Nittany Lions average 7.8 steals per game, which ranks 33rd in the NCAA. The Hoyas rank 262nd in steals allowed per game (7.7).
Georgetown ranks 17th in assists per game (16.5) while Penn State ranks 216th (12.5).
The Hoyas average 39.8 rebounds per game, which ranks 14th in the country. The Nittany Lions rank 133rd in rebounds allowed per game (34.4).
Penn State blocks 4.0 opponent shots per game, which ranks 79th in the nation. Georgetown ranks 162nd in blocks allowed per game (3.4).