Marquette vs. Butler: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – February 13, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on February 12, 2024

The players to watch will include Oso Ighodaro and Jahmyl Telfort when the No. 4 Marquette Golden Eagles (18-5, 9-3 Big East) meet the Butler Bulldogs (16-8, 7-6 Big East) at Hinkle Fieldhouse, tipping off at 6:30 PM ET on Tuesday. The Golden Eagles play the Bulldogs in a game that Marquette is currently a small favorite by 3.5 points. A 154.5-point total is set for the matchup.

Marquette vs. Butler Betting Lines

Marquette vs Butler Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Marquette -3.5 154.5 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Marquette (-3.5)
Total Pick Under (154.5)

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Marquette vs. Butler Stat Rankings

Marquette Avg. (Rank) Butler Avg. (Rank)
78.8 (67th) Points Scored 80.5 (44th)
68.0 (81st) Points Allowed 73.6 (232nd)
(1st) Rebounds (1st)
7.9 (253rd) Off. Rebounds 8.2 (223rd)
9.0 (41st) 3pt Made 8.2 (102nd)
16.6 (28th) Assists 14.9 (83rd)
10.2 (78th) Turnovers 10.2 (78th)

Marquette vs. Butler Betting Trends

  • The Golden Eagles have covered the spread 12 times in 22 games.
  • Marquette has an ATS record of 8-8 as 3.5-point favorites or greater.
  • There have been eight Golden Eagles games (out of 22) that went over the total this season.
  • In six games this season, Marquette and its opponent have combined for more than 154.5 points.
  • The over/under for this game is 154.5 points, 7.7 more than the average point total for Golden Eagles games this season.
  • Against the spread, Butler is 12-11-0 this year.
  • As 3.5-point underdogs or more, the Bulldogs are 4-5 against the spread.
  • There have been eight Marquette’s games (out of 22) that went over the total this year.
  • Bulldogs games have finished with over 154.5 points scored 11 times this season.
  • The over/under for this game is 0.4 points higher than the average scoring total for Butler’s games (154.1).

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Marquette Impact Players

  • Ighodaro leads the Golden Eagles at 7.3 rebounds per contest, while also posting 2.7 assists and 14.1 points.
  • Kam Jones is averaging 14.5 points, 2.2 assists and 2.5 rebounds per game.
  • David Joplin puts up 10.9 points, 3.4 rebounds and 0.4 assists per contest, shooting 43.2% from the floor and 41.5% from downtown with 2.3 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Stevie Mitchell averages 8.3 points, 3.6 rebounds and 0.7 assists per contest, shooting 51.6% from the field.

Butler Impact Players

  • Telfort gives the Bulldogs 14.4 points, 4.8 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game. He also posts 1.0 steal and 0.4 blocked shots.
  • Posh Alexander is the Bulldogs’ top assist man (5.3 per game), and he posts 11.2 points and 4.4 rebounds.
  • Pierre Brooks is the Bulldogs’ top scorer (15.8 points per game), and he puts up 1.1 assists and 4.5 rebounds.
  • DJ Davis gets the Bulldogs 14.5 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game. He also puts up 1.2 steals and 0.0 blocked shots.
  • Jalen Thomas is the Bulldogs’ top rebounder (6.3 per game), and he posts 6.8 points and 0.7 assists.

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