Mississippi State Marquette Betting Preview
Marquette Golden Eagles vs Mississippi State Bulldogs Odds
Lahaina Civic Center features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Mississippi State Bulldogs and the visiting Marquette Golden Eagles in college hoops action on Tuesday.
The game is being played at Lahaina Civic Center, which makes it technically a neutral site match.
The Golden Eagles will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 0-2 ATS against the number this season, while the Bulldogs are 1-2 ATS. Marquette is 2-0 on the totals; Mississippi State is 0-2.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 102-rated Bulldogs and the No. 21-ranked Golden Eagles, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 77-57 result in favor of the Golden Eagles.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Mississippi State's No. 291-ranked offense, averaging 60 PPG, against a Golden Eagles defense that ranks No. 116 at 62.7 PPG. The Bulldogs field goal percentage has averaged 40.2% so far, less than the Golden Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.4% per game.
Defensively, Marquette features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Mississippi State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 128 nationally in scoring at home.
Marquette was a 72-71 loser in their most recent outing at home against Butler. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as favorites. The Golden Eagles endured a 72-71 loss at the hands of the Bulldogs on Monday, despite a 21-point effort from Vander Blue at Lahaina Civic Center.
In their last action, Mississippi State was a 95-49 loser on the road against North Carolina. They failed to cover the 19-point spread as underdogs. Mississippi State was crushed on Monday, getting blown out by North Carolina and falling by a 95-49 score at Lahaina Civic Center.
Marquette home to UMBC, Monday, November 26
Mississippi State home to Alcorn State, Tuesday, November 27