Saturday, December 10, 2016
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The Wisconsin Badgers travel to BMO Harris Bradley Center to play the Marquette Golden Eagles on Saturday, December 10, 2016.
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The Badgers come into this game with an overall record of 8-2 and a road record of 0-1. They are 4-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-4. The Golden Eagles have an overall record of 7-2 and a home record of 5-0. They have an over/under record of 6-3 and they are 5-4 against the spread.
Bronson Koenig comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 27.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Badgers. He pulls down 2.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Ethan Happ averages 13.5 points per game in 25.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 10 rebounds per game for Wisconsin. His field goal percentage is 71% for the year while his free throw percentage is 50%.
JaJuan Johnson averages 14.4 points per game while playing 26.2 minutes per contest this year for the Golden Eagles. He grabs 5 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 90%. Luke Fischer averages 13.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.2 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 76% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Wisconsin averages 75.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 102nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 16.7 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 45th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 178th in the country. They average 40.6 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per game which ranks them 35th and 87th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 65th with 12 per game. The Badgers allow 59.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 60th and 162nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 26.1 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 8.5 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the country. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 281st in Division 1.
Marquette averages 86.7 points per game this year which ranks them 11th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 15.7 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 9th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 35th in the nation. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 18.2 assists per contest which ranks them 178th and 16th respectively. In the turnover department the Golden Eagles rank 61st with 11.9 per game. The Golden Eagles allow 71 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 150th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 145th and 187th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.7 rebounds a game which ranks 59th and they give up 16.1 assists per contest which puts them in 299th place in the nation. The Golden Eagles force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 74th in college basketball.
The Badgers average 67.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 81.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 0.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 23.7 per contest. The Badgers have an offensive rating of 115.5 and they assist on 53.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 65.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 55%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 43% of their shots. Wisconsin turns the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 60.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 40.2%. The Badgers give up 67.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 58 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Golden Eagles score 92 ppg at home and they have averaged 87.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 19.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 25.6 points per game. The Golden Eagles have a rating on offense of 117.3 and 59% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.9 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 58%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 62% and they attempt 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Marquette turns it over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 12.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 27%. The Golden Eagles give up 66.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 68 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 4-3 against the spread
The Wisconsin Badgers are 3-4 against the over/under
Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 5-4 against the spread
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 6-3 against the over/under
Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
11/22/16 F Sandy Cohen III Personal has left team
11/08/16 G Sacar Anim None expected to redshirt
Guy's Pick: Take Marquette
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