Marquette Golden Eagles VS Connecticut Huskies

College Basketball 09:00 PM ET

Tuesday

01/05/2021

FS1

Spread: Connecticut Huskies +1.5

Over/Under: 139.5

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The Connecticut Huskies will be shooting from the long-range against the Marquette Golden Eagles at the Fisery Forum in Milwaukee on Tuesday, January 05, 2021, at 9:00 PM ET. Connecticut occupied 5th place in the Big East Conference with a 4-1 overall standing and a .800 team-percentage. The Huskies shut down the DePaul Blue Demons during their recent match last December 30th to a score of 82-61. Guard Tyrese Martin led in scoring with 22 points while Guard James Bouknight contributed 20 in the winning effort. Martin and Josh Carlton topped the rebounding with 10 boards each while Guard RJ Cole led the assist department with 6 for the win.

Connecticut dominated all scoring departments and controlled the glass over DePaul. The Huskies posted 49.2% (30/61) shooting from the field, connected 41.2% (7/17) from beyond the arc, and sank 15 of 21 attempts from the foul line for 71.4% efficiency. The team grabbed a game-high 43 total rebounds with 15 coming from the offensive of the court. Connecticut led the assist department with 14 and their defense denied 3 attempted shots with 5 steals. The Connecticut Huskies turned the ball over 16 times and committed 17 personal fouls in victory.

Connecticut Huskies vs Marquette Golden Eagles Predictions 1/5/2021

The Marquette Golden Eagles will be playing in this match-up with a 6-5 overall standing and will try to continue their success after a 64-60 victory on the road versus the Georgetown Hoyas. Senior Forward Jamal Cain led his team with 25 points and 6 rebounds. Freshman Forward Justin Lewis played well off the bench for Marquette as he added 10 points with 7 boards. Controlling the glass for the Golden Eagles, Forward Dawson Garcia grabbed 13 rebounds and pitched in 9 points in the winning effort.

Marquette posted 39.1% (25/64) field goal shooting, sank only 5 of 22 attempted shots (22.7%) from the three-point range, and made 52.9% (9/17) efficiency from the charity stripe. The Golden Eagles pulled down 41 total rebounds with 14 offensive boards and distributed 9 assists for the win. Marquette’s defense ended up with 5 blocks and 11 steals while winning the battle in turnover with 13 to 17. The Marquette Golden Eagles committed 10 personal fouls in the win.

Connecticut Huskies vs. Marquette Golden Eagles. The NCAAB Pick for this game is Connecticut +1.5. Connecticut is one of the better teams in the Big East this season with James Bouknight in their roster as he averages 23.2 points per match. Marquette, on the other hand, made a good impression after beating Wisconsin and Creighton but marked only 2-3 in the Big East. The Golden Eagles are a very young team against a much-experienced team like the Huskies and that would make a difference in this match-up. Final Score Prediction, the Connecticut Huskies will win and cover ATS at 72-70.

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NCAAB Starting Time: 9:00 PM ET

Location: Fisery Forum in Milwaukee, WI

Date: Tuesday, January 05, 2021

TV: FS1

NCAAB Odds/Point Spread: Connecticut Huskies +1.5

NCAAB Totals: 139.5

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