NCAAB Texas Longhorns vs Golden Eagles Prediction 12/6/2023

The Texas Longhorns (6-1) travel to face off against the Marquette Golden Eagles (6-2) on Wednesday, December 6th. This game will be played at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee and televised on FS1. Texas is coming off a win in their previous game, while Marquette is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Wisconsin. Tip-off is set for 8:00 ET.

Texas Longhorns vs Marquette Golden Eagles

The Texas Longhorns Are Coming Off A Win

After defeating Texas State by a score of 77-58, Texas now holds a 6-1 record. In their last five games on the road, which includes games from last year, Texas has gone 2-3. In terms of Texas’ ATS performance, they currently hold a 2-5 record heading into today’s game. Looking back at their last five games, they have gone 1-4 vs. the spread.

Through seven games, Texas has an over/under record of 4-3-0 with their games averaging a combined 147.1 points per game so far. The Longhorns’ have recorded an over/under record of 2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 145 points per game.

The Marquette Golden Eagles Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Marquette will be playing their 9th game of the season against Texas. Currently, they have a 6-2 record overall. The Golden Eagles are 1-1 on the road and 5-1 at home. As of now, Marquette holds a 4-3-1 ATS record leading into their game against Texas. Over their last five games, they have a solid 3-1-1 record vs. the spread.

After eight games, Marquette has an over/under record of 3-5-0, with their games averaging a combined 146.2 points per game so far. Over the course of the last five games, the Golden Eagles’ games have averaged 146 points per game, along with an over/under record of 2-3.

Texas Offense Breakdown

The Texas offense is coming off a game where they scored 77 points against Texas State. They posted a field goal percentage of 44.4% and connected on 7 threes. Max Abmas led the team in scoring, putting up 26 points. Additionally, Ithiel Horton contributed 12 points for the Longhorns.

Max Abmas (G) 16.7 2.9 4.0
Ithiel Horton (G) 12.6 2.4 1.7
Kadin Shedrick (F) 14.2 5.3 1.3

Marquette Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, Marquette offense put up 64 points against Wisconsin. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 41.8% and made 7 threes. In terms of offense, the Golden Eagles have a season-long field goal percentage of 48%, putting them 86th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 296th in percentage and 114th in three-pointers made.

Kam Jones (G) 16.4 2.8 2.4
Tyler Kolek (G) 13.5 4.8 5.2
Oso Ighodaro (F) 12.6 6.4 2.0

Texas Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Texas defense is giving up an average of 65.9 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Texas State, the Bobcats finished with a field goal percentage of 44% and a total of 58 points vs. Texas.

Marquette Team Defense

At this time, the Golden Eagles’ defense is positioned 76th in the country, permitting 67.0 points per game. Marquette’s three-point defense is currently 88th in the country at 7.2 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 41.6% of their shots vs. Marquette.

Longhorns vs Golden Eagles Trends

  • The Longhorns are 2-1 ATS in their three last road games and 2-1 straight-up.
  • When looking at their past three matchups at home, Marquette has an ATS record of 2-1 while averaging 69 per game. The team went 2-1 overall in these games.
  • Looking back on the team’s last five games as the underdog, the Longhorns have a straight up record of 1-4. Their record vs the spread in these games was 2-3.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Golden Eagles have gone 4-6 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 8-2.

Longhorns vs Golden Eagles Prediction

For today’s matchup we are recommending to take the Golden Eagles to secure the win, with an expected final score of 76-67. When it comes to the spread, we believe they’ll cover at -7.5.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 146.5 and given that our model is projecting 143 points between the teams, we like the under.

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