Saturday, January 16, 2016
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The Xavier Musketeers travel to BMO Harris Bradley Center to play the Marquette Golden Eagles on Saturday, January 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has Xavier as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Musketeers come into this game with an overall record of 15-1 and a road record of 3-1. They are 11-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-7. The Golden Eagles have an overall record of 12-5 and a home record of 8-3. They have an over/under record of 12-4 and they are 7-9 against the spread.
Trevon Bluiett comes into this contest averaging 15.1 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Musketeers. He pulls down 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Myles Davis averages 11.1 points per game in 28.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.6 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game for Xavier. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 94%.
Henry Ellenson averages 15.7 points per game while playing 32 minutes per contest this year for the Golden Eagles. He grabs 9.8 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Luke Fischer averages 13.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.4 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Xavier averages 80.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 35th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 14.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 81st. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 65th in the country. They average 41.3 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per game which ranks them 22nd and 50th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 184th with 13.1 per game. The Musketeers allow 66 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 52nd in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 49th and 86th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.6 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 105th place in the country. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 61st in the Division 1.
Marquette averages 77.2 points per game this year which ranks them 74th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 67th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 186th in the nation. They average 38.2 rebounds per game and 17.4 assists per contest which ranks them 87th and 17th respectively. In the turnover department the Golden Eagles rank 324th with 15.1 per game. The Golden Eagles allow 71.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 165th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 39th and 116th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.9 rebounds a game which ranks 215th and they give up 15.8 assists per contest which puts them in 310th place in the nation. The Golden Eagles force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 42nd in college basketball.
Xavier Musketeers Betting Trends
The Xavier Musketeers are 11-5 against the spread
The Xavier Musketeers are 9-7 against the over/under
Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 7-9 against the spread
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 12-4 against the over/under
Xavier Musketeers Injuries
01/15/16 G Edmond Sumner Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Marquette
Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Xavier
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