Wednesday, January 13, 2016
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The Marquette Golden Eagles travel to The Pavilion to play the Villanova Wildcats on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has Villanova as 18 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 141.5.
The Golden Eagles come into this game with an overall record of 12-4 and a road record of 2-1. They are 6-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-4. The Wildcats have an overall record of 14-2 and a home record of 9-0. They have an over/under record of 6-9 and they are 9-5 against the spread.
Henry Ellenson comes into this contest averaging 15.9 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Golden Eagles. He pulls down 9.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Luke Fischer averages 13.9 points per game in 29.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 7.8 rebounds per game for Marquette. His field goal percentage is 60% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Josh Hart averages 15.9 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 7.1 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%. Ryan Arcidiacono averages 12.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.3 rebounds per contest and 4.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Marquette averages 77.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 72nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 64th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 182nd in the country. They average 38.6 rebounds per game and 17.4 assists per game which ranks them 83rd and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 320th with 15.1 per game. The Golden Eagles allow 70.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 151st in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 38th and 108th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.2 rebounds a game which ranks 222nd and they give up 15.9 assists per contest which puts them in 311th place in the country. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the Division 1.
Villanova averages 76.6 points per game this year which ranks them 88th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 16.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 43rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 270th in the nation. They average 36.2 rebounds per game and 16.2 assists per contest which ranks them 174th and 42nd respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 18th with 10.4 per game. The Wildcats allow 60.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 58th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 102nd and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 43rd place in the nation. The Wildcats force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 74th in college basketball.
Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 6-9 against the spread
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 11-4 against the over/under
Villanova Wildcats Betting Trends
The Villanova Wildcats are 9-5 against the spread
The Villanova Wildcats are 6-9 against the over/under
Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Villanova Wildcats Injuries
12/19/15 G Donte DiVincenzo Foot expected to miss 4-6 weeks
11/10/15 F Tim Delaney Hip out indefinitely
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