DePaul at Marquette College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/15/2018
Monday, January 15, 2018
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 Monday, January 15, 2018. The opening line for this game has Marquette as 10.5 point favorites.
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DePaul comes into this game with an overall record of 8-9. They currently have a point differential of 3.1 as they are averaging 75.4 points per game while giving up 72.3 per contest. Marquette has an overall mark of 12-6. They are averaging 83.8 points per contest and giving up 77.0, which is a point differential of 6.8.
Valuable DePaul Blue Demons Betting Trends
The DePaul Blue Demons are 9-8 against the spread this season
The DePaul Blue Demons are 9-8 against the over/under this year
Important Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 8-9 against the spread this season
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 10-7 against the over/under this year
Key DePaul Blue Demons Injuries
12/09/17 G Devin Gage Achilles is out for season
Key Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
11/27/17 G Haanif Cheatham Personal has left team
Marin Maric averages 13.7 points per game in 25.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 6.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%. Max Strus averages 18.2 points per game while playing 35.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Andrew Rowsey averages 21.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 90%. Markus Howard averages 22.3 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 100%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blue Demons allow 72.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 179th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 105th and 307th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 189th, and they give up 14.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 240th place in the country. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 263rd in college basketball. DePaul averages 75.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 152nd in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 3.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 243rd. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 298th in D-1. They average 38.2 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per game, which ranks them 79th and 93rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 223rd with 12.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Eagles surrender 77.0 points per contest, which ranks them 286th in the country. Their defense allows a 48% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 325th and 98th in those defensive statistics. They rank 276th with 14.8 assists allowed per contest, and 76th with 32.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Golden Eagles are 152nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per game this season. Marquette is 26th in Division 1 with 83.8 points per game this year. They are 71st in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 6.8. They shoot 41% from 3-point range, which is good for 16th in the nation. They are 324th in college basketball in rebounding with 32.2 boards per game and 55th in assists per contest with 16.1. The Golden Eagles are 316th in turnovers per game with 11.5.
The Blue Demons are 169th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.9, and their defensive rating of 100.6 is ranked 158th. In terms of pace they are 129th in the country with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 280th. As a team they are 278th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 281st in Division 1. DePaul is 273rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 193rd in the nation.
Marquette is 313th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 298th in Division 1. The Golden Eagles are 298th in the nation in defensive rating with 108.1, and their offensive rating of 117.7 is ranked 14th. They are 202nd in D-1 in pace with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 22nd. As a unit they are 18th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shot attempts, ranking 15th in the country.
Who will win tonight's DePaul/Marquette college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Marquette -10.5
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