Oregon at Marquette College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/18/2018
Sunday, March 18, 2018
Al McGuire Center
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The Oregon Ducks head to Al McGuire Center to take on the Marquette Golden Eagles on Sunday, March 18, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Marquette as 5 point favorites.
Oregon heads into this matchup with a mark of 23-12. They currently have a point differential of 6.3 as they are averaging 77.9 points per contest while giving up 71.6 per game. Marquette has an overall mark of 20-13. They are averaging 80.8 points per contest and giving up 77.9, which is a point differential of 2.8.
Valuable Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 17-16 against the spread this season
The Oregon Ducks are 14-16 against the over/under this year
Important Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 15-17 against the spread this season
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 18-11 against the over/under this year
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
03/16/18 F Keith Smith Undisclosed is questionable Sunday vs Marquette
Key Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
11/27/17 G Haanif Cheatham Left Team is out for season
03/16/18 G Sam Hauser Hip is questionable Sunday vs Oregon
Payton Pritchard averages 14.5 points per contest while playing 35.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 77%. Elijah Brown averages 13.9 points per contest in 29.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.5 assists per game and 3.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 93%.
Markus Howard scores 20.5 points per contest while playing 31.8 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.2 rebounds per contest and has 2.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 94%. Andrew Rowsey averages 19.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.1 rebounds per game and has 4.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon averages 77.9 points per contest this year, which is 70th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 139th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 132nd in Division 1. They average 35.3 boards per contest and 15.4 assists per game, which ranks them 179th and 61st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 255th with 12.0 per game. The Ducks allow 71.6 points per contest, which is 151st in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 110th and 203rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.2 rebounds a game which ranks 44th, and they allow 12.2 assists per game which puts them in 83rd place in college basketball. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 201st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Marquette is 40th in the country with 80.8 points per contest this season. They are 46th in the nation in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 2.8. They shoot 42% from beyond the arc, which is good for 4th in Division 1. They are 329th in the country in rebounding with 32.0 boards per contest and 52nd in assists per game with 15.6. The Golden Eagles are 241st in turnovers per contest with 12.2. The Golden Eagles give up 77.9 points per game, which ranks them 303rd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 316th and 248th in those defensive statistics. They rank 294th with 14.9 dimes allowed per game and 97th with 33.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Eagles are 166th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 12.9 per contest this year.
The Ducks are 57th in the nation in offensive rating with 110.6, and their defensive rating of 101.7 is ranked 151st. In terms of pace they are 191st in the country with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 94th. As a team they are 78th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 65th in Division 1. Oregon is 275th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 139th in the nation.
Marquette is 236th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 304th in Division 1. The Golden Eagles are 313th in the nation in defensive rating with 109.6, and their offensive rating of 113.6 is ranked 21st. They are 133rd in D-1 in pace with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 18th. As a unit they are 14th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 41st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oregon/Marquette college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Oregon +5
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