Providence vs Marquette NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 1/7/2020
Game: Providence Friars vs Marquette Golden Eagles
Date: Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Location: Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, WI
Odds/Point Spread: Marquette -9
The Providence Friars travel to Fiserv Forum to play the Marquette Golden Eagles on Tuesday, January 7, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Marquette as 9 point favorites.
Providence heads into this matchup with a mark of 9-6. They currently have a point differential of 7.3 as they are averaging 72.5 points per contest while giving up 65.2 per game. Marquette has an overall mark of 11-3. They are averaging 78.0 points per contest and giving up 67.1, which is a point differential of 10.9.
Valuable Providence Friars Betting Trends
The Providence Friars are 6-9-0 against the spread
The Providence Friars are 6-8-1 against the over/under
Important Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 9-5-0 against the spread
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 7-7-0 against the over/under
Key Providence Friars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Alpha Diallo comes into this contest averaging 13.7 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 56%. David Duke averages 11.8 points per game in 30.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 4.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Markus Howard averages 25.8 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 86%. Sacar Anim averages 12.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 57%.
Useful Team Statistics
Providence averages 72.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 166th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 7.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 289th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 160th in the nation. They average 39.5 rebounds per game and 17.1 assists per game, which ranks them 53rd and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 131st with 14.2 per game. The Friars allow 65.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 92nd in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 128th and 155th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.6 rebounds a game which ranks 251st and they give up 12.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 190th place in Division 1. They force 16.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 314th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Marquette is 52nd in the country with 78.0 points per game this year. They are 181st in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 10.9. They shoot 41% from 3-point range, which is good for 4th in the nation. They are 39th in the NCAA in rebounding with 40.2 boards per game, and 107th in assists per contest with 14.5. The Golden Eagles are 102nd in turnovers per game with 14.5. The Golden Eagles surrender 67.1 points per contest, which ranks them 140th in D-1. Their defense allows a 38% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 27th and 55th in those defensive statistics. They rank 78th with 11.2 assists allowed per contest and 197th with 35.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Golden Eagles are 111th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.1 per game.
The Friars have an offensive rating of 101, which is ranked 188th. They are 112th in college basketball in pace with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 276th. As a unit they are 284th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 198th in D-1. Providence is 184th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions.
Marquette is 140th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Eagles are 102nd in the country in offensive rating with 105.5. In terms of pace they are 41st in Division 1 with 74 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 98th. As a team they are 55th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 86th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Providence/Marquette college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Marquette -9
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