Chicago State Cougars vs Marquette Golden Eagles Prediction, 11/26/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Chicago State Cougars vs Marquette Golden Eagles
Date: Saturday, November 26, 2022
Location: Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Hulu Live TV
The Marquette Golden Eagles (4-2) host the Chicago State Cougars (2-5) at Fiserv Forum on Saturday.
The Chicago State Cougars faced Cleveland State and took a loss by a final of 77-63 in their last contest. Chicago State walked away from the contest with a 47.2% field goal percentage (25 out of 53) and made 7 of their 18 3-pointers. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Cougars converted 6 of their 9 attempts for a rate of 66.7%. In terms of rebounding, they collected a total of 34 with 14 of them being of the offensive variety. They also doled out 11 dimes in this contest as well as forcing the opposition into 4 turnovers and having 2 steals. Pertaining to defense, Chicago State allowed the other team to shoot 51.7% from the field on 30 out of 58 shooting. Cleveland State dished out 10 assists and had 6 steals in this game. Additionally, Cleveland State collected 25 rebounds (10 offensive, 15 defensive), but wasn't able to record a block. Cleveland State ended up shooting 60.0% at the free throw line by converting 12 of 20 shots. They also converted 5 out of their 17 attempts from 3-point range. In the matter of fouls, the Cougars walked away with 18 and Cleveland State recorded 15 fouls.
Elijah Weaver is someone who was a factor in the game. He walked away from this one shooting 66.7% from the field and distributed 1 assist. He saw the court for 34 mins and grabbed 5 rebounds. He left the arena with 19 points on 6 out of 9 shooting.
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Chicago State heads into this game with a win-loss mark of 2-5 for the campaign. They have an average of 66.0 points per game (298th in college basketball) while going 41.2% from the floor. The Cougars are connecting on 33.3% on shots beyond the perimeter (48 of 144) and 75.2% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Chicago State is pulling down 34.1 boards per contest and has earned 67 assists for the year, which has them ranked 221st in the nation in terms of passing the rock. They lose possession via turnover 15.0 times per contest and as a team are committing 20.3 fouls every game.
On the defensive end of the court, the Cougars are forcing 10.3 turnovers every game and they draw 16.7 fouls. They are relinquishing 34.1% on shots from beyond the arc and they are ranked 332nd in D-1 in points per game allowed (78.1). The Cougars defense is giving up a FG percentage of 46.4% (196 of 422) and they concede 34.9 rebounds per game as a group. They currently rank 336th in college basketball in allowing assists to the opposition with 94 relinquished so far this season.
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Marquette Golden Eagles took home the win by a final score of 84-60 when they played Georgia Tech. The Golden Eagles snagged 27 defensive rebounds and 8 offensive boards for a total of 35 for this contest. They also turned the ball over 10 times, while getting 7 steals in the matchup. Georgia Tech earned 17 personal fouls for the matchup which took the Golden Eagles to the charity stripe for 22 attempts. They were able to knock down 17 of those for a rate of 77.3%. In terms of shots from beyond the arc, Marquette converted 9 of their 23 attempts (39.1%). Overall, the Golden Eagles finished shooting 29 for 61 from the field which had them sitting at 47.5%. The Golden Eagles permitted Georgia Tech to convert 22 of 65 tries from the floor which left them with a shooting percentage of 33.8% in the matchup. They shot 30.4% from 3-point land by going 7 out of 23 and finished the game at 9 out of 10 from the free throw line (90.0%). Concerning cleaning up the glass, Marquette allowed Georgia Tech to grab 33 in all (10 on the offensive glass).
Tyler Kolek ended up being important for the Golden Eagles in this matchup. He knocked down 5 out of 9 for the game giving him a rate of 55.6%, and had 5 rebounds. He earned 14 points in his 28 mins on the court and had 6 assists for this contest.
Marquette has a win-loss record of 4-2 for the season. On the offensive side of the ball, the Golden Eagles are connecting on 45.9% from the field, which has them ranked 135th in college basketball. Marquette has scored 480 points this season (80.0 per game) and they collect 37.7 boards per game. They are earning an assist 19.0 times per contest (15th in D-1) and they are giving up possession 13.2 times per contest. The Golden Eagles commit 18.3 fouls per contest and they go 70.6% from the charity stripe.
The Marquette defense allows 30.7% from downtown (42 of 137) and their opponents are connecting on 62.7% of their free throw shots. They have conceded 12.2 dimes and 37.5 total rebounds per game, which ranks 174th and 297th in D-1. The Golden Eagles are ranked 120th in college hoops in PPG given up with 65.5. They are able to force 15.8 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 39.2% from the floor (80th in D-1).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Marquette
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