Marquette vs Wisconsin Expert NCAA Basketball Picks Against the Spread 11/17/2019
Game: Marquette Golden Eagles vs Wisconsin Badgers
Date: Sunday, November 17, 2019
Location: Kohl Center in Madison, WI
Odds/Point Spread: Wisconsin -1
The Marquette Golden Eagles travel to Kohl Center to play the Wisconsin Badgers on Sunday, November 17, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Wisconsin as 1 point favorites.
Marquette heads into this matchup with a mark of 2-0. They currently have a point differential of 22.5 as they are averaging 76.5 points per contest while giving up 54.0 per game. Wisconsin has an overall record of 2-1. They are averaging 70.3 points per game and surrendering 60.0, good for a point differential of 10.3.
Valuable Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 2-0-0 against the spread
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 0-2-0 against the over/under
Important Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 1-2-0 against the spread
The Wisconsin Badgers are 1-2-0 against the over/under
Key Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
11/16/19 C Jayce Johnson Knee is OUT Sunday vs Wisconsin
11/13/19 G Greg Elliott Knee is questionable Wednesday vs Purdue
Key Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
11/16/19 G Kobe King Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Marquette
11/05/19 C Owen Hamilton Back is out indefinitely
Markus Howard comes into this contest averaging 28.0 points per game while playing 29.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 59% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 92%. Koby McEwen averages 17.0 points per game in 31.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.0 assists per contest and 6.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Brad Davison averages 16.0 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is at 92%. Nate Reuvers averages 15.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.0 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
Marquette averages 76.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 139th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 22.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 132nd. Behind the arc they shoot 44% which is good for 16th in the nation. They average 46.0 rebounds per game and 15.5 assists per game, which ranks them 14th and 101st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 102nd with 15.5 per game. The Golden Eagles allow 54.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the country. They also allow a 32% shooting percentage and a 24% average from behind the arc, ranking them 12th and 30th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 161st and they give up 13.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 217th place in Division 1. They force 10.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Wisconsin is 223rd in the country with 70.3 points per game this year. They are 166th in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 10.3. They shoot 28% from 3-point range, which is good for 281st in the nation. They are 301st in the NCAA in rebounding with 32.7 boards per game, and 271st in assists per contest with 11.3. The Badgers are 294th in turnovers per game with 11.3. The Badgers surrender 60.0 points per contest, which ranks them 71st in D-1. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 40% average from 3-point range, ranking them 119th and 320th in those defensive statistics. They rank 98th with 10.7 assists allowed per contest and 64th with 31.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Badgers are 177th in country in forcing turnovers with 14.7 per game.
The Golden Eagles have an offensive rating of 109.3, which is ranked 88th. They are 241st in college basketball in pace with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 70th. As a unit they are 55th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 61st in D-1. Marquette is 88th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.1 times per 100 possessions.
Wisconsin is 238th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions. The Badgers have an offensive rating of 105, which is ranked 142nd. They are 337th in D-1 in pace with 64.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 180th. As a unit they are 115th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 107th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Marquette/Wisconsin college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Wisconsin -1
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