Marquette Golden Eagles vs South Florida Bulls Odds
South Florida looks to cover the Bulls-Golden Eagles pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 10-11 mark when they host Marquette in college basketball wagering action.
The Bulls currently sports a 10-11 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 9-11 ATS. The Golden Eagles are 15-5 and 8-8 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Bulls produce a 7-8 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Golden Eagles have gone 9-7 against the number.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Golden Eagles were listed as 3-point favorites earlier in the day at .
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 124-ranked Bulls and the No. 44-rated Golden Eagles in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 70-63 win for the Golden Eagles on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and South Florida has the nation's No. 300-rated offensive output, at 61.3 PPG. The visiting Golden Eagles defense ranks No. 90 allowing on average 62.6 PPG. The Bulls FG% has averaged 40.2% so far, less than the Golden Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.7% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Marquette owns the country's No. 107-rated mark, allowing 66.4 points per game on the highway. South Florida, on the other hand, rates No. 291 in scoring at home.
Marquette was a 70-51 loser in its last match on the road against Louisville. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as underdogs. Marquette got 17 points from Vander Blue but lost anyway, 70-51, to Louisville on Sunday at KFC Yum! Center.
South Florida was a 69-64 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Connecticut. They covered the 10-point spread as underdogs. Toarlyn Fitzpatrick scored 22 points and chipped in with 10 rebounds for a double-double, but his team still lost 69-64 against Connecticut in college basketball action at Gampel Pavilion.
Marquette Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing DePaul are 5-5
After playing Louisville are 6-4
After a loss are 9-1
South Florida Bulls Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Villanova are 4-6
After playing Connecticut are 3-4
After a loss are 4-6
A few Golden Eagles at Bulls trends to consider:
Marquette is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against South Florida
Marquette is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against South Florida
Marquette is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of South Florida's last 5 games when playing Marquette
South Florida is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of South Florida's last 6 games
South Florida is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
Marquette home to DePaul, Saturday, February 9
South Florida at Villanova, Saturday, February 9