Xavier at Marquette College Basketball Parlay 1/6/2019
Sunday, January 6, 2019
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The Xavier Musketeers head to Fiserv Forum to take on the Marquette Golden Eagles on Sunday, January 6, 2019. The opening line for this game has Marquette as 7.5 point favorites.
Xavier comes into this game with an overall record of 9-6. They currently have a point differential of 4.3 as they are averaging 75.0 points per game while giving up 70.7 per contest. Marquette has an overall record of 11-3. They are averaging 79.1 points per game and surrendering 67.7, good for a point differential of 11.4.
Valuable Xavier Musketeers Betting Trends
The Xavier Musketeers are 5-9-1 against the spread this season
The Xavier Musketeers are 6-9-0 against the over/under this year
Important Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 8-5-1 against the spread this season
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 7-7-0 against the over/under this year
Key Xavier Musketeers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
11/09/18 G Greg Elliott Thumb is out for season
Naji Marshall averages 12.6 points per contest in 34.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.4 assists per game and 8.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 71%. Quentin Goodin comes into this game averaging 13.5 points per contest while playing 35.1 minutes per night. He grabs 3.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Sam Hauser averages 14.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.9 rebounds per game and dishes 2.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 85%. Markus Howard scores 23.9 points per contest while playing 32.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.9 rebounds per contest and has 3.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Musketeers allow 70.7 points per contest which is 171st in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 152nd and 260th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.3 rebounds a game which ranks 65th, and they allow 14.6 assists per game which puts them in 271st place in D-1. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 74th in Division 1. Xavier averages 75.0 points per contest, which is 159th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 4.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 42nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 206th in the nation. They average 36.4 boards per contest and 14.7 assists per game, which ranks them 163rd and 115th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 137th with 13.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Eagles give up 67.7 points per game, which ranks them 91st in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 50th and 63rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 88th with 11.6 dimes allowed per game and 74th with 32.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Eagles are 75th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per contest. Marquette is 74th in the country with 79.1 points per contest this season. They are 142nd in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 11.4. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 41st in the country. They are 19th in the nation in rebounding with 41.1 boards per contest and 120th in assists per game with 14.6. The Golden Eagles are 85th in turnovers per contest with 14.6.
The Musketeers are 98th in the nation in offensive rating with 108.6. In terms of pace they are 278th in the country with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 62nd. As a team they are 62nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 172nd in Division 1. Xavier is 94th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions.
Marquette is 104th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Eagles are 115th in the country in offensive rating with 107.7. In terms of pace they are 110th in Division 1 with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 104th. As a team they are 77th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 117th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Xavier +7.5 and under 146 total points
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