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Marquette Golden Eagles host South Florida Bulls in college basketball action

South Florida BullsMarquette Golden Eagles
Jan 24, 8:00 PM | Bradley Center

South Florida Bulls vs Marquette Golden Eagles Odds

12-8TEAM RECORD16-4

College hoops betting interest focuses on the Marquette vs South Florida battle Tuesday at Bradley Center as the Golden Eagles look to defend home court and cover the NCAAB point spread.

Marquette will face the 12-8 Bulls, who own a 9-8 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Golden Eagles are 10-7 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bulls are 5-12 favoring the OVER.

View South Florida vs Marquette Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Golden Eagles installed as 10.5-point favorites in this particular matchup

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Golden Eagles, most recently No. 23 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Bulls, who rate No. 89 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 77-69 victory for the Golden Eagles.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Marquette's No. 36-ranked scoring average of 76.8 PPG, against a Bulls defense rated No. 13 and allowing 57.7 PPG. The Golden Eagles FG% has averaged 46.4% to date this season, more than the Bulls shooters have managed so far (44.2% per game).

Defensively, South Florida features the nation's No. 13-rated defense on the road, allowing 59.1 points per game. Marquette, meanwhile, comes in at No. 46 nationally in scoring at home.

South Florida won its last outing, a 75-59 result against DePaul on January 22. They covered in that game as a 2-point favorite. South Florida got 22 points from Augustus Gilchrist en route to a 75-59 victory over DePaul on Sunday at Allstate Arena.

Last time out for Marquette, they were a 79-72 winner as they battled Providence on the road. They covered in the match as a 6.5-point favorite. The Golden Eagles got 18 points from Darius Johnson-Odom as Marquette ran past Providence 79-72 on Saturday at Dunkin Donuts Center.

South Florida Bulls Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Providence are 4-6
After playing DePaul are 2-8
After a win are 5-5

Marquette Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Villanova are 6-4
After playing Providence are 4-5
After a win are 7-3

A few Bulls at Golden Eagles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of South Florida's last 8 games on the road
South Florida is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
South Florida is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Marquette
South Florida is 4-18 SU in its last 22 games on the road
Marquette is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against South Florida
Marquette is 15-1 SU in its last 16 games at home
Marquette is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing South Florida
Marquette is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
South Florida home to Providence, Sunday, January 29
Marquette at Villanova, Saturday, January 28

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