Looking to win big? The Jayhawks and Golden Eagles face off at 10:30 ET on ESPN. The Golden Eagles are hosting the game at Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu, HI. The Jayhawks come into this non-conference matchup as the betting favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 155 points.
KANSAS JAYHAWKS VS MARQUETTE GOLDEN EAGLES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Marquette Golden Eagles +3
This game will be played at Stan Sheriff Center at 10:30 ET on Tuesday, November 21st.
WHY BET THE MARQUETTE GOLDEN EAGLES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-67 in favor of the Golden Eagles.
- Not only will Marquette pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +3.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 155 points, and we like the under with a projected 141 points.
Can the Jayhawks Lock in a Road Win?
In today’s game against Marquette, the Kansas team comes in with a perfect 4-0 record. Looking back at their last three road games, including those from last year, Kansas has a 2-1 record. As of today’s game, Kansas holds a 2-2 record against the spread. Over their past ten games, which includes the previous season, Kansas is sitting at 5-5 ATS.
So far, Kansas’ games have averaged 156.8 points per game with the average over/under line being 145.6 points. Looking at the Jayhawks’ last three games, their over/under record is 2-1 with their games averaging 90 points per game.
Coming off their recent game, the Kansas offense tallied 83 points in a matchup against Chaminade. Their field goal percentage for the game was 60%, and they made 4 threes. Leading Kansas in scoring vs. Chaminade was Hunter Dickinson with his 31 points. Kevin McCullar Jr. also added 22 points for the Jayhawks.
In the current season, the Kansas defense has excelled, sitting 49th in the nation by allowing 64.2 points per game. So far, the Kansas defense is giving up an average of 9.8 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.3 times per game (410th).
Is a Home Win Possible for Marquette?
Marquette is coming into their 5th game of the season with a perfect 4-0 record. In their previous ten home games, Marquette has an 8-2 record at home, which extends into last year. Prior to today’s game, Marquette holds a 2-2 ATS record. In home games this season, Marquette is 1-2 vs. the spread, while they are 8-2 ATS in their last ten home games.
Marquette’s games have, on average, featured 149.2 points per game leading to an over/under record of 2-2-0. Their average over/under line is currently 148.1 points so far. The Golden Eagles’ last five games have finished with a combined 79 points per game and an over/under record of 2-3.
In their latest game, Marquette offense put up 71 points against UCLA. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 45.5% and made 11 threes. In terms of three-point shooting, the Golden Eagles offense has been good from outside, hitting 37% of their three-pointers on an average of 24 attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 50%.
At present, the Golden Eagles’ defense is nationally ranked 69th, allowing 67.0 points per game. The Marquette defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 69 points and allowed UCLA to connect on 11 threes.