Butler at Marquette NCAA Parlay 2/20/2019
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
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The Butler Bulldogs head to Fiserv Forum to take on the Marquette Golden Eagles on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. The opening line for this game has Marquette as 6 point favorites.
Butler heads into this matchup with a mark of 15-11. They currently have a point differential of 4.2 as they are averaging 73.5 points per contest while giving up 69.3 per game. Marquette has an overall mark of 21-4. They are averaging 79.0 points per contest and giving up 69.0, which is a point differential of 10.0.
Valuable Butler Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Butler Bulldogs are 11-14-1 against the spread this season
The Butler Bulldogs are 12-14-0 against the over/under this year
Important Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 16-8-1 against the spread this season
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 11-14-0 against the over/under this year
Key Butler Bulldogs Injuries
02/09/19 G Jerald Gillens-Butler Hand is out indefinitely
Key Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
11/09/18 G Greg Elliott Thumb is out for season
02/19/19 G Sam Hauser Eye is questionable Wednesday vs Butler
Paul Jorgensen averages 11.8 points per contest in 26.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.7 assists per game and 3.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 66%. Kamar Baldwin comes into this game averaging 17.5 points per contest while playing 34.4 minutes per night. He grabs 5.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Sam Hauser averages 15.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes 2.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 91%. Markus Howard scores 25.6 points per contest while playing 33.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.2 rebounds per contest and has 4.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs allow 69.3 points per contest which is 124th in the country. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 234th and 213th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 122nd, and they allow 11.6 assists per game which puts them in 66th place in D-1. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 139th in Division 1. Butler averages 73.5 points per contest, which is 168th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 4.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 123rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 84th in the nation. They average 33.0 boards per contest and 13.7 assists per game, which ranks them 300th and 157th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 324th with 11.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Eagles give up 69.0 points per game, which ranks them 114th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 34th and 87th in those defensive statistics. They rank 79th with 11.8 dimes allowed per game and 101st with 33.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Eagles are 95th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per contest. Marquette is 49th in the country with 79.0 points per contest this season. They are 76th in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 10.0. They shoot 40% from beyond the arc, which is good for 7th in the country. They are 58th in the nation in rebounding with 37.9 boards per contest and 134th in assists per game with 14.0. The Golden Eagles are 135th in turnovers per contest with 13.5.
The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 108.8, which is ranked 67th. They are 288th in college basketball in pace with 67.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 81st. As a unit they are 107th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 69th in D-1. Butler is 315th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions.
Marquette is 146th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Eagles are 63rd in the country in offensive rating with 109.6. In terms of pace they are 106th in Division 1 with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 43rd. As a team they are 22nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 107th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Butler +6 and under 144.5 total points
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