DePaul Blue Demons vs Marquette Golden Eagles: Can Marquette Cover the Spread?
- Feb 25, 2023, 6:54:49 AM
On February 25, 2023, the DePaul Blue Demons will take on the No. 10 Marquette Golden Eagles at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The game will be broadcast on FS1 and is expected to draw a large audience, including plenty of bettors. KingPin.pro previews the matchup and provides a prediction for the game.
DePaul Blue Demons
The DePaul Blue Demons are struggling this season, with a record of 9-19 and a 3-14 record against Big East opponents. They are coming off a close 59-58 loss to the Butler Bulldogs, in which Umoja Gibson scored 25 points. Gibson is shooting 41.8% from beyond the arc and is averaging 16.5 points, 4.6 assists, and 1.9 steals per game. Javan Johnson is averaging 13 points over the last 10 games for DePaul. The Blue Demons have a 1-1 record in games decided by 3 points or fewer.
Marquette Golden Eagles
The No. 10 Marquette Golden Eagles are having a strong season, with a record of 22-6 and a 14-3 record against Big East opponents. They are 14-1 in home games and are second in the Big East with 17.5 assists per game. Tyler Kolek is averaging 7.5 assists per game and 13.2 points over the last 10 games for Marquette. Kam Jones is shooting 35.5% from beyond the arc and is averaging 15 points per game.
Marquette is favored to win by 15 points, and the over/under for the game is set at 152 points. Bettors will be watching to see if Marquette can cover the spread and if the game will go over or under the total points line.
Public Betting Data
According to public betting data, 70% of the bets are currently on Marquette to cover the spread. This indicates that the betting public believes that Marquette is the stronger team and that they will win by a large margin.
Based on the statistics and recent performances of both teams, KingPin.pro predicts that Marquette will win the game and cover the spread. The Golden Eagles have been playing strong basketball all season, and their home-court advantage should give them an edge against DePaul. Look for Marquette to win by more than 15 points and for the game to go over the total points line.
Pick: Marquette Golden Eagles (-15.0)