DePaul vs Marquette Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/1/2020
Game: DePaul Blue Demons vs Marquette Golden Eagles
Date: Saturday, February 1, 2020
Location: Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, WI
Odds/Point Spread: Marquette -7.5
The DePaul Blue Demons head to Fiserv Forum to take on the Marquette Golden Eagles on Saturday, February 1, 2020. The opening line for this game has Marquette as 7.5 point favorites.
DePaul comes into this game with an overall record of 13-8. They currently have a point differential of 5.2 as they are averaging 73.6 points per game while giving up 68.4 per contest. Marquette has an overall record of 15-6. They are averaging 78.4 points per game and surrendering 70.2, good for a point differential of 8.2.
Valuable DePaul Blue Demons Betting Trends
The DePaul Blue Demons are 10-9-1 against the spread this season
The DePaul Blue Demons are 10-10-0 against the over/under this year
Important Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 14-7-0 against the spread this season
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 13-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key DePaul Blue Demons Injuries
01/29/20 G Devin Gage Undisclosed is OUT Wednesday vs Seton Hall
01/10/20 G Lyrik Shreiner Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Key Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
01/30/20 G Markus Howard Head left last game, is questionable
01/29/20 G Greg Elliott Ankle is questionable
01/23/20 F Ed Morrow Personal is out for season
Charlie Moore comes into this game averaging 16.0 points per contest while playing 35.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 81%. Paul Reed averages 15.7 points per contest in 33.0 minutes per game. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 11.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% for the season while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Markus Howard scores 27.8 points per contest while playing 32.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.3 rebounds per contest and has 3.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 86%. Sacar Anim averages 13.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.1 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 66%.
Useful Team Statistics
DePaul averages 73.6 points per contest, which is 116th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 5.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 123rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 239th in the nation. They average 38.7 boards per contest and 14.0 assists per game, which ranks them 58th and 111th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 45th with 15.1 per game. The Blue Demons allow 68.4 points per contest, which is 160th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 45th and 129th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.7 rebounds a game which ranks 262nd, and they allow 12.9 assists per game which puts them in 205th place in the country. They force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 329th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Marquette is 30th in the nation with 78.4 points per contest this season. They are 221st in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 8.2. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 7th in the NCAA. They are 21st in D-1 in rebounding with 40.3 boards per contest and 142nd in assists per game with 13.7. The Golden Eagles are 151st in turnovers per contest with 13.6. The Golden Eagles give up 70.2 points per game, which ranks them 207th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 52nd and 103rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 162nd with 12.3 dimes allowed per game and 232nd with 36.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Eagles are 34th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.7 per contest this year.
The Blue Demons are 199th in the nation in offensive rating with 100.6. In terms of pace they are 58th in the country with 72.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 188th. As a team they are 198th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 298th in Division 1. DePaul is 84th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions.
Marquette is 207th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Eagles are 73rd in the country in offensive rating with 106.7. In terms of pace they are 70th in Division 1 with 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 97th. As a team they are 70th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 40th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's DePaul/Marquette college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take DePaul +7.5
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