Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Dunkin' Donuts Center
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The Marquette Golden Eagles travel to Dunkin' Donuts Center to play the Providence Friars on Tuesday, January 5, 2016. The opening line for this game has Providence as 9 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Golden Eagles come into this game with an overall record of 10-4 and a road record of 1-1. They are 5-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-3. The Friars have an overall record of 14-1 and a home record of 9-0. They have an over/under record of 9-5 and they are 9-5 against the spread.
Henry Ellenson comes into this contest averaging 16.2 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Golden Eagles. He pulls down 9.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Luke Fischer averages 14 points per game in 29.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 8.4 rebounds per game for Marquette. His field goal percentage is 60% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Ben Bentil averages 18.9 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per contest this year for the Friars. He grabs 7.9 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Kris Dunn averages 17.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.4 rebounds per contest and 7.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Marquette averages 78.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 70th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 70th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 152nd in the country. They average 39.4 rebounds per game and 17.6 assists per game which ranks them 59th and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 293rd with 14.5 per game. The Golden Eagles allow 70.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 150th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 42nd and 100th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.9 rebounds a game which ranks 231st and they give up 15.9 assists per contest which puts them in 304th place in the country. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 48th in the Division 1.
Providence averages 76.7 points per game this year which ranks them 92nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 9.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 82nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 177th in the nation. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 16.5 assists per contest which ranks them 124th and 37th respectively. In the turnover department the Friars rank 32nd with 10.9 per game. The Friars allow 66.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 71st in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 141st and 123rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 103rd and they give up 13.2 assists per contest which puts them in 174th place in the nation. The Friars force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 70th in college basketball.
Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 5-8 against the spread
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 10-3 against the over/under
Providence Friars Betting Trends
The Providence Friars are 9-5 against the spread
The Providence Friars are 9-5 against the over/under
Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Providence Friars Injuries
12/11/15 G Ryan Fazekas Mononucleosis out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Marquette
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