Creighton Bluejays at Marquette Golden Eagles
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 8:30 PM (Fiserv Forum)
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The Creighton Bluejays and Marquette Golden Eagles meet Tuesday in college basketball action at the Fiserv Forum.
The Creighton Bluejays look to stay hot after winning eight of their last 10 games. The Creighton Bluejays are averaging 78.3 points on 47 percent shooting and allowing 69.7 points on 41.7 percent shooting. Ty-Shon Alexander is averaging 16.7 points and 5.3 rebounds while Marcus Zegarowski is averaging 15.8 points and 5.2 assists. Denzel Mahoney is the third double-digit scorer and Mitchell Ballock is grabbing 5.5 rebounds. The Creighton Bluejays are shooting 37.8 percent from beyond the arc and 73.7 percent from the free throw line. The Creighton Bluejays are allowing 30.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.8 rebounds per game. The Creighton Bluejays have won four of their last six road games.
The Marquette Golden Eagles look for a win after winning six of their last eight games. The Marquette Golden Eagles are averaging 77.9 points on 42.7 percent shooting and allowing 69.8 points on 40.2 percent shooting. Markus Howard is averaging 27.3 points and 3.3 rebounds while Sacar Anim is averaging 13.1 points and 1.4 assists. Koby McEwen is the third double-digit scorer and Brendan Bailey is grabbing 5.5 rebounds. The Marquette Golden Eagles are shooting 38.8 percent from beyond the arc and 73.6 percent from the free throw line. The Marquette Golden Eagles are allowing 30.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.3 rebounds per game. The Marquette Golden Eagles have won four straight home games.
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The Creighton Bluejays smoked the first meeting back on New Years Day, have shown they can win on the road and are probably playing better basketball overall. However, the Marquette Golden Eagles win at home by an average of 17.1 points while allowing just 37.2 percent shooting from the field. The Marquette Golden Eagles are also an impressive 9-4 ATS at home and 16-8 ATS on the season. Marquette will also have the best player on the floor for this game. With the low chalk, I'll gladly take the Golden Eagles and the tiny chalk.