Marquette at DePaul 2/12/19 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions
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Marquette Golden Eagles vs. DePaul Blue Demons
NCAAB: 8:00 PM EST
Feb. 12, 2019
Latest Odds : MARQ -4 Total 150
The No. 10 ranked Marquette Golden Eagles visit Wintrust Arena in Chicago, Illinois on Tuesday to play the DePaul Blue Demons. Marquette improved to 20-4 on the season following its 66-65 win over Villanova on Saturday. The Golden Eagles were led by Markus Howard with 38 points. The win moved Marquette to within one game of Villanova at the top of the Big East standings.
DePaul moved to 13-9 on the season and 5-6 in Big East play following its 74-62 win over Xavier. The Blue Demons won for the first time in the last nine games versus Xavier. Max Strus led the Blue Demons offensive attack late in the game scoring six points during a 16-0 run that lifted DePaul to the victory.
Markus Howard leads Marquette in scoring and assists with averages of 25.2 points and 4.1 assists per game. Sam Hauser is the second leading scorer and leading rebounder with averages of 15.2 points and 6.9 rebounds per game. The Golden Eagles are shooting 46.0% from the field and 39.5 from 3-point territory.
Max Strus leads DePaul in scoring and is second in rebounding with averages of 17.0 points and 6.7 rebounds per game. Devon Gage leads the Blue Demons in assists with an average of 4.0 per game. Paul Reed is the leading rebounder with an average of 8.2 per game. DePaul is shooting 46.5% from the field and 32.3% from 3-point territory.
Recent Betting Trends:
Marquette is 4-0 ATS in its last 4 on the road
The UNDER has cashed in 6 of the Golden Eagles last 8
DePaul is 7-3 ATS in its last 10
The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Blue Demons last 5
Free Betting Pick: Marquette Golden Eagles -4
Marquette is creeping up on Villanova for the top spot in the Big East and needs each win in conference play. The Golden Eagles have covered the number in 5 of the last 7 head-to-head with DePaul and each of the last 4 on the road, while the Blue Demons have failed to cover 5 of the last 7 played at home. Final Score Prediction, Marquette Golden Eagles win and cover ATS 78-71