Marquette vs Creighton College Basketball Parlay 1/1/2020
Game: Marquette Golden Eagles vs Creighton Bluejays
Date: Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Location: CHI Health Center Omaha in Omaha, NE
Odds/Point Spread: Creighton -1.5
The Marquette Golden Eagles head to CHI Health Center Omaha to take on the Creighton Bluejays on Wednesday, January 1, 2020. The opening line for this game has Creighton as 1.5 point favorites.
Marquette comes into this game with an overall record of 10-2. They currently have a point differential of 13.2 as they are averaging 78.8 points per game while giving up 65.7 per contest. Creighton has an overall record of 11-2. They are averaging 78.9 points per game and surrendering 67.9, good for a point differential of 11.0.
Valuable Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 8-4-0 against the spread this season
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 6-6-0 against the over/under this year
Important Creighton Bluejays Betting Trends
The Creighton Bluejays are 7-5-0 against the spread this season
The Creighton Bluejays are 5-6-1 against the over/under this year
Key Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
12/28/19 G Koby McEwen Thumb is questionable
Key Creighton Bluejays Injuries
12/29/19 G Davion Mintz Ankle is out for season
11/05/19 C Jacob Epperson Knee is out indefinitely
Sacar Anim averages 12.5 points per contest in 30.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.3 assists per game and 3.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% for the season while his free throw percentage is 56%. Markus Howard comes into this game averaging 26.3 points per contest while playing 29.9 minutes per night. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Ty-Shon Alexander averages 16.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.9 rebounds per game and dishes 1.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 84%. Marcus Zegarowski scores 18.5 points per contest while playing 34.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.7 rebounds per contest and has 4.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Eagles allow 65.7 points per contest which is 113th in the country. They also surrender a 38% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 17th and 59th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 190th, and they allow 11.0 assists per game which puts them in 75th place in D-1. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 124th in Division 1. Marquette averages 78.8 points per contest, which is 50th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 13.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 162nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 43%, which is good for 3rd in the nation. They average 40.3 boards per contest and 15.0 assists per game, which ranks them 36th and 81st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 89th with 14.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bluejays give up 67.9 points per game, which ranks them 166th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 128th and 62nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 123rd with 11.8 dimes allowed per game and 221st with 36.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Bluejays are 108th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.2 per contest. Creighton is 49th in the country with 78.9 points per contest this season. They are 53rd in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 11.0. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 39th in the country. They are 156th in the nation in rebounding with 36.8 boards per contest and 70th in assists per game with 15.2. The Bluejays are 330th in turnovers per contest with 11.2.
The Golden Eagles have an offensive rating of 106.8, which is ranked 84th. They are 47th in college basketball in pace with 73.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 71st. As a unit they are 42nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 87th in D-1. Marquette is 123rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions.
Creighton is 330th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions. The Bluejays are 48th in the country in offensive rating with 109.7. In terms of pace they are 138th in Division 1 with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 30th. As a team they are 35th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 63rd in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Marquette +1.5 and over 151.5 total points
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