The Marquette Golden Eagles (5-2) will be at home in Fiserv Forum when they clash with the Jacksonville Dolphins (4-5). The game gets underway at 9 p.m. ET on Wednesday, December 4, 2019.
Jacksonville Dolphins at Marquette Golden Eagles ATS Odds
In their last game, the Golden Eagles were blown out by the fifth-ranked Maryland Terrapins, 84-63, while the Dolphins defeated the North Carolina A&T Aggies, 61-45.
Jacksonville played a nearly flawless game. They had a free throw rate of 0.204 (matching their season average) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.463 (below their season average of 0.494). For those same stats, North Carolina A&T put up marks of 0.098 and 0.320, respectively. Marquette, meanwhile, had a better effective field goal percentage (0.483 vs. 0.554). Marquette was lifted by Brendan Bailey, who recorded 27 points and six rebounds. David Bell had a good outing for Jacksonville, contributing 16 points and 14 rebounds.
The sharp-shooting offense of Marquette will face off against the mid-tier defense of Jacksonville. Since last season, the Golden Eagles offense ranks 72nd in effective field goal percentage (0.531), while the Jacksonville defense ranks 187th in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.502). The Golden Eagles should have the edge on that side of the ball.
Jacksonville Dolphins at Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Pick
Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Marquette, ATS Winner – Jacksonville, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
- Marquette averages 38.1 rebounds per game, which ranks 48th in the nation. Jacksonville ranks 196th in rebounds allowed per game (35.5).
- The Golden Eagles average 4.3 blocks per game, which ranks 52nd in the country. The Dolphins rank 130th in blocks allowed per game (3.2).
- The Golden Eagles rank 104th in three pointers attempted per game (23.9) while the Dolphins rank 239th (20.4).
- Jacksonville ranks 163rd in steals per game (6.3) while Marquette ranks 284th (4.8).