Marquette vs. Xavier - 2/10/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Xavier Musketeers (15-9) at Marquette Golden Eagles (11-12)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Bradley Center)
The Line: Marquette Golden Eagles +1.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Fox Sports 1
The Xavier Musketeers and the Marquette Golden Eagles face off on Tuesday at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Big East college basketball.
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 11-12 this season and they are coming off of a win over Seton Hall that ended a six game losing skid. Marquette is averaging 66.9 points ad they are shooting 44.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 65.7 points and their opponents are shooting 42 percent. Matt Carlino leads the Golden Eagles averaging 14.5 points per game. Duane Wilson is averaging 11.7 points, Luke Fischer is averaging 10.2 points, and Juan Anderson is averaging 9.7 points and 6.6 rebounds. Marquette is 8-5 at home and 3-8 in the Big East.
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The Xavier Musketeers are 15-9 this season and they are coming off of a win over Providence that ended a two game losing skid. Xavier is averaging 77.3 points and they are shooting 48.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 69.3 points and their opponents are shooting 43.9 percent. Trevon Bluiet leads the Musketeers averaging 12.3 points per game. Matt Stainbrook is averaging 12.1 points and 6.8 rebounds, Myles Davis is averaging 11.3 points, and Jalen Reynolds is averaging 9.6 points and 6.0 rebounds. Xavier is 2-6 on the road and 6-6 in the Big East.
Marquette is 8-2 against the spread following a win, 1-4 against the spread against the Big East, and 0-4 against the spread in their last four home games. Xavier is 1-4 against the spread following a win, 1-6 against the spread in their last seven road games, and 0-5 against the spread against a team with a losing record.
Xavier is the better team overall but I can take them o the road so my play is Marquette.