Marquette Golden Eagles vs Villanova Wildcats Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/12/2020
Game: Marquette Golden Eagles vs Villanova Wildcats
Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Location: Finneran Pavilion in Villanova, PA
Odds/Point Spread: Villanova -4
The Marquette Golden Eagles head to Finneran Pavilion to take on the Villanova Wildcats on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. The opening line for this game has Villanova as 4 point favorites.
Marquette heads into this matchup with a mark of 17-6. They currently have a point differential of 8.5 as they are averaging 78.2 points per contest while giving up 69.7 per game. Villanova has an overall mark of 17-6. They are averaging 73.6 points per contest and giving up 67.0, which is a point differential of 6.6.
Valuable Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 15-8-0 against the spread this season
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 13-10-0 against the over/under this year
Important Villanova Wildcats Betting Trends
The Villanova Wildcats are 9-11-3 against the spread this season
The Villanova Wildcats are 10-13-0 against the over/under this year
Key Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
01/23/20 F Ed Morrow Personal is out for season
Key Villanova Wildcats Injuries
02/11/20 G Bryan Antoine Quad is questionable Wednesday vs Marquette
Sacar Anim averages 13.0 points per contest in 33.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 4.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 65%. Markus Howard comes into this game averaging 27.4 points per contest while playing 32.6 minutes per night. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Collin Gillespie averages 15.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes 4.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Saddiq Bey scores 15.9 points per contest while playing 33.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.1 rebounds per contest and has 2.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Eagles allow 69.7 points per contest which is 190th in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 54th and 73rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 219th, and they allow 12.4 assists per game which puts them in 171st place in D-1. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 32nd in Division 1. Marquette averages 78.2 points per contest, which is 28th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 8.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 227th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 11th in the nation. They average 40.0 boards per contest and 13.6 assists per game, which ranks them 19th and 136th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 158th with 13.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats give up 67.0 points per game, which ranks them 114th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 237th and 119th in those defensive statistics. They rank 141st with 12.0 dimes allowed per game and 147th with 34.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Wildcats are 56th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.0 per contest. Villanova is 116th in the country with 73.6 points per contest this season. They are 177th in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 6.6. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 78th in the country. They are 167th in the nation in rebounding with 35.7 boards per contest and 65th in assists per game with 14.6. The Wildcats are 341st in turnovers per contest with 10.7.
The Golden Eagles have an offensive rating of 107.1, which is ranked 71st. They are 77th in college basketball in pace with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 97th. As a unit they are 56th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 34th in D-1. Marquette is 208th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions.
Villanova is 337th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 108.5, which is ranked 44th. They are 269th in D-1 in pace with 67.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 91st. As a unit they are 86th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 30th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Marquette +4 and over 146.5 total points
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