Marquette Golden Eagles vs. Western Carolina Catamounts - 11/30/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Western Carolina Catamounts (2-4) at Marquette Golden Eagles (4-2)
College Basketball: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 8:30 pm (Bradley Center)
The Line: Marquette Golden Eagles -24 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Western Carolina Catamounts go on the road to face the Marquette Golden Eagles in college basketball.
The Western Carolina Catamounts might just be 2-4 but they haven’t faced all cupcakes. The Catamounts will be searching for their second straight win after downing Jackson State 58-47 on Saturday. WCU was up nine after 20 minutes and traded baskets the rest of the way with a sizeable 47.6%-28% edge in marksmanship adding up to six more field goals and the win. Haboubacar Mutombo led the Catamounts attack with a game high 15 points and five yanks on 6-9 shooting with Elijah Pughsley tossing in ten points while Deriece Parks and Marc Gosselin chipped in with nine points.
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The Marquette Golden Eagles are off to a decent 4-2 start to the year and have won consecutive contests following a 101-79 rout of visiting Houston Baptist on Saturday. The Golden Eagles jumped to a 23 point lead at the half and the Huskies couldn’t stage a comeback. Marquette fired away at 56% and held Houston Baptist to 43% for eight more baskets which was a decisive stat. Luke Fischer gave the Golden Eagles a game high 22 points and eleven rebounds on 9-10 from the floor with Haanif Cheatham adding 21 points, seven boards and six assists while Jajaun Johnson also netted 22 points. Markus Howard gave Marquette 13 points as the team was explosive offensively.
Western Carolina are 11-3 ATS in their last 14 Wednesday games and Western Carolina are 11-3 ATS in their last 14 games overall while the over is 7-2 in Western Carolina last 9 road games. The over is 9-2 in Marquette last 11 overall and the over is 7-2 in Marquette last 9 home games while Marquette are 9-25 ATS in their last 34 home games.
I think this is a game that the Golden Eagles can put up some big numbers but it’s their choice…