Marquette vs Providence Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/22/2020
Game: Marquette Golden Eagles vs Providence Friars
Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020
Location: Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, RI
Odds/Point Spread: Providence -1
The Marquette Golden Eagles head to Dunkin' Donuts Center to take on the Providence Friars on Saturday, February 22, 2020. The opening line for this game has Providence as 1 point favorites.
Marquette heads into this matchup with a mark of 17-8. They currently have a point differential of 7.5 as they are averaging 77.4 points per contest while giving up 69.9 per game. Providence has an overall mark of 15-12. They are averaging 70.3 points per contest and giving up 66.5, which is a point differential of 3.8.
Valuable Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 16-9-0 against the spread this season
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 13-12-0 against the over/under this year
Important Providence Friars Betting Trends
The Providence Friars are 12-14-1 against the spread this season
The Providence Friars are 11-14-2 against the over/under this year
Key Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
01/23/20 F Ed Morrow Personal is out for season
Key Providence Friars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Sacar Anim averages 13.3 points per contest in 33.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 4.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 65%. Markus Howard comes into this game averaging 26.7 points per contest while playing 32.7 minutes per night. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 84%.
David Duke averages 11.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.0 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes 3.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 80%. Alpha Diallo scores 14.1 points per contest while playing 32.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.1 rebounds per contest and has 2.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 59%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Eagles allow 69.9 points per contest which is 194th in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 61st and 80th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.9 rebounds a game which ranks 223rd, and they allow 12.8 assists per game which puts them in 189th place in D-1. They force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in Division 1. Marquette averages 77.4 points per contest, which is 36th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 7.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 238th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 12th in the nation. They average 39.9 boards per contest and 13.6 assists per game, which ranks them 20th and 134th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 163rd with 13.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Friars give up 66.5 points per game, which ranks them 96th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 124th and 125th in those defensive statistics. They rank 151st with 12.2 dimes allowed per game and 229th with 35.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Friars are 283rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per contest. Providence is 204th in the country with 70.3 points per contest this season. They are 326th in D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 3.8. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 236th in the country. They are 53rd in the nation in rebounding with 38.4 boards per contest and 57th in assists per game with 14.7. The Friars are 145th in turnovers per contest with 13.6.
The Golden Eagles have an offensive rating of 106.4, which is ranked 80th. They are 84th in college basketball in pace with 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 112th. As a unit they are 79th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 30th in D-1. Marquette is 214th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions.
Providence is 202nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions. The Friars are 193rd in the country in offensive rating with 100.7. In terms of pace they are 173rd in Division 1 with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 317th. As a team they are 312th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 195th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Marquette +1 and over 141 total points
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