Saturday, December 12, 2015
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The Marquette Golden Eagles travel to Kohl Center to play the Wisconsin Badgers on Saturday, December 12, 2015. The opening line for this game has Wisconsin as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 150.
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The Golden Eagles come into this game with an overall record of 7-2 and a road record of 0-0. They are 4-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-2. The Badgers have an overall record of 6-4 and a home record of 4-2. They have an over/under record of 7-3 and they are 3-7 against the spread.
Henry Ellenson comes into this contest averaging 16.7 points per game while playing 30 minutes per night so far this season for the Golden Eagles. He pulls down 8.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Luke Fischer averages 14.6 points per game in 29.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 7.8 rebounds per game for Marquette. His field goal percentage is 69% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Nigel Hayes averages 16.9 points per game while playing 36.1 minutes per contest this year for the Badgers. He grabs 6.5 rebounds per game and has 3.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%. Bronson Koenig averages 15.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 92%.
Marquette averages 81.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 51st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 41st. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 162nd in the country. They average 40.4 rebounds per game and 19.4 assists per game which ranks them 60th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 304th with 15 per game. The Golden Eagles allow 70.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 149th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 38th and 45th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.3 rebounds a game which ranks 203rd and they give up 15.8 assists per contest which puts them in 294th place in the country. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 73rd in the Division 1.
Wisconsin averages 71.4 points per game this year which ranks them 192nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 226th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 223rd in the nation. They average 40 rebounds per game and 11.7 assists per contest which ranks them 71st and 247th respectively. In the turnover department the Badgers rank 27th with 10.5 per game. The Badgers allow 66 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 61st in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 155th and 308th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30.7 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 10.6 assists per contest which puts them in 46th place in the nation. The Badgers force 11 turnovers per game which ranks them 301st in college basketball.
Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 4-4 against the spread
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 6-2 against the over/under
Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 3-7 against the spread
The Wisconsin Badgers are 7-3 against the over/under
Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
12/04/15 G Brevin Pritzl Foot out indefinitely
11/13/15 F Andy Van Vliet Eligibility out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Marquette
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