Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Blue Demons versus the Golden Eagles? Tip off is at at 9:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on FS1. The game will be played at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, WI. The over/under for this Big East conference contest is set at 150.5 points, with Marquette being favored by -25.5 at home against DePaul.

DEPAUL BLUE DEMONS VS MARQUETTE GOLDEN EAGLES BETTING PICK

The Pick: DePaul Blue Demons +25.5

This game will be played at Fiserv Forum at 9:00 ET on Wednesday, February 21st.

WHY BET THE DEPAUL BLUE DEMONS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Golden Eagles.
  • Even though we have Marquette winning straight-up, we like DePaul at +25.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 150.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Will the Blue Demons Find a Way to Win in Milwaukee?

DePaul enters this game as a 25.5-point underdog. They have lost 13 straight games and have yet to win a game on the road this season.

Overall, the Blue Demons are just 3-22, including an 0-14 mark in Big East play. In their last game, they lost to Providence, 81-70.

DePaul’s ATS record this season is 8-16-1, and they are 4-6 vs. the spread on the road. The Blue Demons’ ATS mark as the underdog is 5-13-1 this year, and they are 4-6 in their last 10 road games vs. the spread.

DePaul’s over/under record this season is 13-12 and the average scoring total in their games is 144.8 points. Today’s over/under line of 150.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games (143.6). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 153 points and their over/under record during this stretch is 2-1.

The DePaul offense is coming off a game where they scored 70 points against Providence. They posted a field goal percentage of 43.9% and connected on 5 threes. Elijah Fisher led the scoring for the Blue Demons, contributing 15 points. Additionally, Jaden Henley chipped in with 15 points.

So far, the Blue Demons’ defense is ranked 324th in the country at 80.5 points per contest. So far, the DePaul defense is giving up an average of 9.7 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.6 times per game (648th).

Can the Golden Eagles Pull Out the Win as Home Favorites?

Marquette enters this game with a 19-6 overall record and a 10-4 mark in Big East play. They have been especially tough at home, going 13-2 with an average scoring margin of +14.5 points per game. They are also 15-4 when favored this season.

DePaul, meanwhile, comes in as a 25.5-point underdog. The Golden Eagles’ average scoring margin at home this season is +14.5, while the Blue Demons have been outscored by an average of 0.9 points per game on the road.

Marquette has an ATS record of 14-10-1 this season, including a mark of 9-5-1 at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Golden Eagles have gone 7-3 vs. the spread.

Marquette has an over/under record of 9-16 this season and the average scoring total in their games is 146.4 points. Today’s over/under line of 150.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games (148.7). So far, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today’s over/under line.

Marquette offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 53 points against Connecticut. In that game, they made 5/23 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 36.8%. The team’s top scorer is Tyler Kolek, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 15.7, while Oso Ighodaro also maintains a PPG average of 14.2 leading up to the game.

At this time, the Golden Eagles’ defense is positioned 88th in the country, permitting 68.7 points per game. Marquette’s three-point defense is currently 205th in the country at 8.3 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 42.7% of their shots vs. Marquette.