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Marquette Golden Eagles Battle vs Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars Highlights College Basketball Odds Menu

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for Southern Illinois-Edwardsville when they take on the Marquette Golden Eagles on Wednesday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Marquette Golden Eagles to cover the point spread in this one found them as -23-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars vs Marquette Golden Eagles Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars will look to cover the spread vs the Marquette Golden Eagles on Wednesday, as the Cougars are 5-4 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Golden Eagles are 5-6 ATS. Southern Illinois-Edwardsville is 3-3-1 against the total, while Marquette is 7-3 versus the total betting line.

The Marquette Golden Eagles sit at No. 13 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars sit at No. 278 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Marquette's No. 18-ranked scoring average of 85.64 PPG, against a Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars defense rated No. 203 and allowing 74.83 PPG. The Marquette Golden Eagles FG% has averaged 49.48% to date this season, more than the Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars shooters have managed so far (40.06% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Southern Illinois-Edwardsville suffered a 49-44 loss against Missouri Western State on Saturday, getting 13 points from Jalen Henry in a losing effort at Vadalabene Center.

Marquette got 22 points from Markus Howard but lost anyway, 93-84, to Wisconsin on Saturday at Bradley Center.

Betting Trends
  • Southern Illinois-Edwardsville is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Southern Illinois-Edwardsville is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Marquette is 5-11 ATS in its last 16 games
  • Marquette is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Marquette's last 8 games
  • Marquette is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Southern Illinois-Edwardsville home to Missouri Rolla, Wednesday, December 28th
Marquette at Georgetown University, Wednesday, December 28th