Marquette at Xavier College Basketball Parlay 1/26/2019
Saturday, January 26, 2019
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The Marquette Golden Eagles head to Cintas Center to take on the Xavier Musketeers on Saturday, January 26, 2019. The opening line for this game has Marquette as 2 point favorites.
Marquette comes into this game with an overall record of 17-3. They currently have a point differential of 10.4 as they are averaging 79.3 points per game while giving up 68.9 per contest. Xavier has an overall record of 11-9. They are averaging 73.3 points per game and surrendering 71.2, good for a point differential of 2.1.
Valuable Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 13-6-1 against the spread this season
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 9-11-0 against the over/under this year
Important Xavier Musketeers Betting Trends
The Xavier Musketeers are 7-12-1 against the spread this season
The Xavier Musketeers are 9-11-0 against the over/under this year
Key Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
11/09/18 G Greg Elliott Thumb is out for season
Key Xavier Musketeers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Sam Hauser averages 15.2 points per contest in 31.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.3 assists per game and 6.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 91%. Markus Howard comes into this game averaging 24.3 points per contest while playing 32.5 minutes per night. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 91%.
Paul Scruggs averages 13.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes 3.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Naji Marshall scores 13.1 points per contest while playing 34.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.3 rebounds per contest and has 3.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Eagles allow 68.9 points per contest which is 114th in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 29th and 85th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 93rd, and they allow 12.2 assists per game which puts them in 97th place in D-1. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 105th in Division 1. Marquette averages 79.3 points per contest, which is 53rd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 10.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 138th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 21st in the nation. They average 39.1 boards per contest and 14.5 assists per game, which ranks them 41st and 109th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 97th with 14.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Musketeers give up 71.2 points per game, which ranks them 171st in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 167th and 279th in those defensive statistics. They rank 312th with 15.3 dimes allowed per game and 71st with 32.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Musketeers are 46th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.8 per contest. Xavier is 186th in the country with 73.3 points per contest this season. They are 73rd in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 2.1. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 281st in the country. They are 147th in the nation in rebounding with 36.3 boards per contest and 137th in assists per game with 14.2. The Musketeers are 196th in turnovers per contest with 13.1.
The Golden Eagles have an offensive rating of 108, which is ranked 96th. They are 91st in college basketball in pace with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 91st. As a unit they are 46th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 115th in D-1. Marquette is 107th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions.
Xavier is 143rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions. The Musketeers have an offensive rating of 107.6, which is ranked 108th. They are 288th in D-1 in pace with 67.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 127th. As a unit they are 120th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 220th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Marquette -2 and over 144 total points
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