Marquette vs Kansas State NCAA Basketball Parlay 12/7/2019
Game: Marquette Golden Eagles vs Kansas State Wildcats
Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019
Location: Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, KS
Odds/Point Spread: Kansas State +1
The Marquette Golden Eagles head to Bramlage Coliseum to take on the Kansas State Wildcats on Saturday, December 7, 2019. The opening line for this game has Marquette as 1 point favorites.
Marquette comes into this game with an overall record of 6-2. They currently have a point differential of 7.9 as they are averaging 74.0 points per game while giving up 66.1 per contest. Kansas State has an overall mark of 5-2. They are averaging 65.3 points per contest and giving up 58.4, which is a point differential of 6.9.
Valuable Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 5-3-0 against the spread this season
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 2-6-0 against the over/under this year
Important Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 3-4-0 against the spread this season
The Kansas State Wildcats are 4-3-0 against the over/under this year
Key Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
12/04/19 G Markus Howard Concussion is questionable
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
12/05/19 F Montavious Murphy Knee is doubtful
Sacar Anim averages 11.8 points per contest in 30.0 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 3.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 64%. Markus Howard comes into this game averaging 26.0 points per contest while playing 30.7 minutes per night. He grabs 2.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Cartier Diarra averages 11.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes 6.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 55%. Xavier Sneed scores 15.0 points per contest while playing 33.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.6 rebounds per contest and has 1.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Eagles allow 66.1 points per contest which is 132nd in the country. They also surrender a 38% shooting percentage and a 28% average from 3-point range, ranking them 46th and 46th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 174th, and they allow 10.5 assists per game which puts them in 63rd place in D-1. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 105th in Division 1. Marquette averages 74.0 points per contest, which is 135th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 7.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 232nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 40%, which is good for 20th in the nation. They average 39.3 boards per contest and 12.3 assists per game, which ranks them 80th and 247th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 63rd with 15.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats give up 58.4 points per game, which ranks them 17th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 137th and 51st in those defensive statistics. They rank 30th with 9.4 dimes allowed per game and 187th with 35.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Wildcats are 344th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 19.9 per contest. Kansas State is 301st in the country with 65.3 points per contest this season. They are 234th in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 6.9. They shoot 29% from beyond the arc, which is good for 293rd in the country. They are 254th in the nation in rebounding with 34.1 boards per contest and 98th in assists per game with 14.7. The Wildcats are 93rd in turnovers per contest with 14.7.
The Golden Eagles have an offensive rating of 100.3, which is ranked 206th. They are 65th in college basketball in pace with 73.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 159th. As a unit they are 109th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 103rd in D-1. Marquette is 66th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.6 times per 100 possessions.
Kansas State is 71st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.5 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 95, which is ranked 282nd. They are 293rd in D-1 in pace with 67.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 246th. As a unit they are 280th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 160th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Marquette -1 and over 132 total points
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