Saturday, January 14, 2017
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The DePaul Blue Demons travel to BMO Harris Bradley Center to play the Marquette Golden Eagles on Saturday, January 14, 2017.
The Blue Demons come into this game with an overall record of 8-9 and a road record of 0-3. They are 5-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-7. The Golden Eagles have an overall record of 11-5 and a home record of 9-1. They have an over/under record of 9-7 and they are 7-8 against the spread.
Eli Cain comes into this contest averaging 16.9 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Blue Demons. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 71%. Billy Garrett averages 15.1 points per game in 29.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 2.6 rebounds per game for DePaul. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 92%.
JaJuan Johnson averages 13.2 points per game while playing 26.2 minutes per contest this year for the Golden Eagles. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Luke Fischer averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.3 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
DePaul averages 71 points per contest this season which ranks them 208th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -0.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 185th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 310th in the country. They average 34.9 rebounds per game and 11.4 assists per game which ranks them 218th and 298th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 222nd with 14.1 per game. The Blue Demons allow 71.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 138th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 158th and 114th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 123rd and they give up 14.2 assists per contest which puts them in 227th place in the country. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 74th in Division 1.
Marquette averages 83.9 points per game this year which ranks them 16th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 11 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 28th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 8th in the nation. They average 33.7 rebounds per game and 17.1 assists per contest which ranks them 277th and 20th respectively. In the turnover department the Golden Eagles rank 85th with 12.4 per game. The Golden Eagles allow 72.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 181st in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 212th and 284th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34 rebounds a game which ranks 87th and they give up 16.1 assists per contest which puts them in 316th place in the nation. The Golden Eagles force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 40th in college basketball.
The Blue Demons average 61 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 64.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -14 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -12 per contest. The Blue Demons have an offensive rating of 101.8 and they assist on 45.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. DePaul turns the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.8%. The Blue Demons give up 75 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 76.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Golden Eagles score 87.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 78.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -4 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 17.8 points per game. The Golden Eagles have a rating on offense of 115.3 and 57.8% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 56%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they attempt 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Marquette turns it over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 12.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28.6%. The Golden Eagles give up 69.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 82.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
DePaul Blue Demons Betting Trends
The DePaul Blue Demons are 5-11 against the spread
The DePaul Blue Demons are 9-7 against the over/under
Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 7-8 against the spread
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 9-7 against the over/under
DePaul Blue Demons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
12/19/16 G Traci Carter Personal has left team
11/22/16 F Sandy Cohen III Personal has left team
11/08/16 G Sacar Anim None expected to redshirt
Tony's Pick: Take Marquette
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