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Marquette Golden Eagles vs Providence Friars 2/22/2020 Picks, Predictions and Preview
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Marquette Golden Eagles vs Providence Friars 2/22/2020 – The Providence Friars are on back-to-back victories and they hope to convert that into a winning streak as they play hosts to the Marquette Golden Eagles on Saturday, February 22. This match will be held at the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island and Fox will be airing the game live at 12:00 PM Eastern Time. SofaScore will get the feed and will have the live stream available on their page. According to How To Bet On Basketball Games, they see a tight game but they give the advantage to the home team, Providence Friars over the Marquette Golden Eagles.
Marquette Golden Eagles vs Providence Friars 2/22/2020
Marquette Golden Eagles
Marquette Golden Eagles are coming from back-to-back losses and they are eager to get back to their winning form in this game against the Friars. They currently hold a 17-8 record and on the road, this team did not have much success as they lost five of their eight games. Howard is one of the best scorers in the entire tournament as he averages 26.7 points per game along with 3.4 rebounds and 3.2 assists. Anim is his sidekick and most reliable teammate as he does 13.3 points a night. Over the past ten games, This team has won seven times and they are good in close games.
Players to watch: M. Howard G (24 GP 31.4 MIN 26.7 PTS 3.4 REB 3.2 AST 1 STL 0 BLK 3.2 TO 40.8 FG% 83.8 FT% 39.4 3PT%), S. Anim G (25 GP 32.1 MIN 13.3 PTS 4 REB 1.4 AST 0.8 STL 0.3 BLK 1.7 TO 43.5 FG% 64.9 FT% 40 3PT%), K. McEwen G (24 GP 30 MIN 10.6 PTS 5.4 REB 3.5 AST 0.7 STL 0.1 BLK 2.7 TO 33.2 FG% 84.5 FT% 30.2 3PT%).
After losing back-to-back games, the Providence Friars managed to bounce back with back-to-back wins as well. Over the last ten games, this team has struggled to stay afloat and they split their wins and losses to five and five. They currently sit fourth in the Big East Conference and just a half-game above the Marquette Golden Eagles. Diallo is the player to watch as he provides the team with 14.1 points, 8.1 rebounds and 1 block per game. Duke follows him up with 11.9 points and 4.3 points per night.
Players to watch: A. Diallo G (27 GP 32.4 MIN 14.1 PTS 8.1 REB 2.4 AST 1.7 STL 1 BLK 3.1 TO 41.8 FG% 59.3 FT% 30.8 3PT%), D. Duke G (27 GP 32 MIN 11.9 PTS 4.3 REB 3.3 AST 1.4 STL 0.3 BLK 2.3 TO 39.7 FG% 80 FT% 42.7 3PT%), N. Watson C (23 GP 19 MIN 9.3 PTS 4.5 REB 0.5 AST 0.6 STL 0.6 BLK 1 TO 51.2 FG% 55.4 FT% 0 3PT%).
Marquette Golden Eagles vs Providence Friars Betting Predictions
Marquette Golden Eagles
Marquette is 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games.
Providence is 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Marquette Golden Eagles vs Providence Friars Betting Picks
This is another game that will be watched by many but the Friars being 10-3 at home, they are given by Sportsbook the upper hand over the Golden Eagles. The key for them to win is to make Howard be uncomfortable with his shot and look at them putting the double on him in the entire game.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Golden Eagles are at +115 while the Friars at home are handed -136.
Spread: Just a point between both teams with the Golden Eagles taking the +1 while the Friars are at -1.
Total: 141 points is the estimated total for both teams to reach. Marquette is the team going over while Providence is under.
Score Prediction: 72-70, Friars win.