Marquette vs. Presbyterian - 12/27/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Presbyterian Blue Hose (5-7) at Marquette Golden Eagles (9-2)
College Basketball: Sunday, December 27, 2015 at 2:00 pm (Bradley Center)
The Line: Marquette Golden Eagles -23.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Marquette Golden Eagles and the Presbyterian Blue Hose face off on Sunday in college basketball action.
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 9-2 this season and they have won their last eight games. Marquette is averaging 80.2 points per game and they are shooting 48.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 69.5 points and their opponents are shooting 39.2 percent. Henry Ellenson leads the Golden Eagles averaging 16.7 points and 9.7 rebounds per game. Luke Fischer is averaging 14.3 points and 7.8 rebounds, Duane Wilson is averaging 12.7 points, and Haanif Cheatham is averaging 9.9 points. Marquette has been rock solid since losing to Iowa over a month ago.
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The Presbyterian Blue Hose are 5-7 this season going 2-2 in their last four games. Presbyterian is averaging 63.6 points and they are shooting 42.6 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 73.7 points and their opponents are shooting 45 percent. DeSean Murray leads the Blue Hose averaging 20.8 points and 7.2 rebounds per game. Ed Drew is averaging 9.3 points and 5.2 rebounds, Markus Terry is averaging 8.8 points, and Reggie Dillard is averaging 6.8 points. Presbyterian just doesn’t have many players that can carry them when they need it.
Marquette is 5-2 against the spread in their last seven games, 4-12 against the spread in their last 16 home games, and 4-10 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread. Presbyterian is 5-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record, 3-7 against the spread following a loss, and 2-5 against the spread in their last seven road games.
This is a ton of points but Marquette wins this one for fun.