Creighton at Marquette College Basketball Parlay 3/3/2018
Saturday, March 3, 2018
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The Creighton Bluejays head to BMO Harris Bradley Center to take on the Marquette Golden Eagles on Saturday, March 3, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Marquette as 2.5 point favorites.
Creighton comes into this game with an overall record of 21-9. They currently have a point differential of 11.0 as they are averaging 84.9 points per game while giving up 73.9 per contest. Marquette has an overall mark of 17-12. They are averaging 81.8 points per contest and giving up 78.2, which is a point differential of 3.6.
Valuable Creighton Bluejays Betting Trends
The Creighton Bluejays are 14-14 against the spread this season
The Creighton Bluejays are 15-13 against the over/under this year
Important Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 14-14 against the spread this season
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 17-11 against the over/under this year
Key Creighton Bluejays Injuries
12/01/17 C Jacob Epperson Knee is out for season
02/26/18 G Ronnie Harrell Jr. Foot is "?" Tuesday vs Depaul
01/18/18 F Martin Krampelj ACL is out for season
Key Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
11/27/17 G Haanif Cheatham Left Team is out for season
Khyri Thomas averages 15.2 points per contest in 31 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.9 assists per game and 4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% for the season while his free throw percentage is 79%. Marcus Foster averages 20 points per contest while playing 31 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Andrew Rowsey averages 19.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3 rebounds per game and dishes 4.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 90%. Markus Howard scores 20.8 points per contest while playing 31.7 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.3 rebounds per contest and has 2.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 94%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bluejays allow 73.9 points per contest which is 216th in Division 1. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 140th and 40th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 181st, and they allow 14.1 assists per game which puts them in 236th place in the country. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 67th in the nation. Creighton averages 84.9 points per contest this year, which is 9th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 11.0 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a unit, which has them ranked 8th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 55th in college basketball. They average 36.2 boards per contest and 18.2 assists per game, which ranks them 127th and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 316th with 11.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Eagles give up 78.2 points per game, which ranks them 310th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 48% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 319th and 195th in those defensive statistics. They rank 290th with 15.0 dimes allowed per game and 87th with 33.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Eagles are 157th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per contest this year. Marquette is 35th in Division 1 with 81.8 points per contest this season. They are 53rd in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 3.6. They shoot 41% from beyond the arc, which is good for 8th in D-1. They are 321st in college basketball in rebounding with 32.3 boards per contest and 42nd in assists per game with 16.0. The Golden Eagles are 259th in turnovers per contest with 12.1.
The Bluejays are 109th in the country in defensive rating with 100.3, and their offensive rating of 115.2 is ranked 19th. They are 34th in college basketball in pace with 73.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 59% is 4th. As a unit they are 8th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 35th in D-1. Creighton is 316th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 104th in the country.
Marquette is 268th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 300th in Division 1. The Golden Eagles are 309th in the nation in defensive rating with 109.3, and their offensive rating of 114.3 is ranked 23rd. They are 122nd in D-1 in pace with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 19th. As a unit they are 18th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 38th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Creighton +2.5 and over 148 total points
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