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The Marquette Golden Eagles (5-2) and their phenomenal offense host the 12th-ranked Kansas State Wildcats (6-0) and their superb defense. The game is scheduled to start at 2:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 1, 2018.

Kansas State Wildcats vs. Marquette Golden Eagles ATS Odds

Both teams blew out their last opponent. The Golden Eagles defeated the Charleston Southern Buccaneers 76-55, while the Wildcats beat the Lehigh Mountain Hawks 77-58.

Kansas State played a perfect game. They had a superb free throw rate of 0.262 (above their season average of 0.194) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 31.6 (above their season average of 31.5). Lehigh had marks of 0.143 and 19.4, respectively, for those same stats. The Golden Eagles, on the other hand, had a ridiculous offensive rebounding percentage of 45.5 (above their season average of 29.0) and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.579 (above their season average of 0.513). Markus Howard played well for Marquette, finishing with 17 points and seven rebounds. Kansas State, meanwhile, was led by Dean Wade, who had 18 points, eight rebounds and five assists.

This matchup pits one of the nation’s top offenses against one of its elite defenses. Dating back to the 2017-18 season, Marquette ranks 27th in offensive efficiency and Kansas State ranks 46th in defensive efficiency.

Kansas State vs. Marquette Pick

Free Prediction: SU Winner – Marquette, ATS Winner – Marquette, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Marquette ranks 26th in three pointers attempted per game (26.5) while Kansas State ranks 249th (19.8).
  • The Wildcats are eighth in the nation with 2.3 blocks allowed per game while the Golden Eagles are 53rd with 2.7 blocks allowed per game.
  • Marquette ranks 274th in rebounds per game (33.2) while Kansas State ranks 311th (31.8).
  • The Wildcats rank 14th in steals per game (8.0) while the Golden Eagles rank 189th (5.9).
  • Kansas State ranks 74th in assists allowed per game (12.2) while Marquette ranks 241st (14.3).