st thomas vs marquette ncaab betting prediction

St Thomas vs Marquette Prediction 12/14/2023

The St. Thomas (MN) Tommies (6-4) travel to face off against the Marquette Golden Eagles (8-2) on Thursday, December 14th. This game will be played at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee and televised on FS1. St. Thomas (MN) 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.

St. Thomas (MN) Tommies vs Marquette Golden Eagles

The St. Thomas (MN) Tommies Are Coming Off A Win

After defeating Chicago State 66-50 in their most recent game, St. Thomas (MN) now has a 6-4 overall record. In away games, the Tommies have gone 2-3 this season, while they have a 2-1 record at home. St. Thomas (MN) is currently sitting above .500 against the spread at 5-3. Over their last five games, the team has gone 3-2 vs. the spread.

St. Thomas (MN) comes in with an over/under record of 1-7-0 through 10 games, with their games averaging a combined 123.2 points per game so far. When assessing the Tommies’ performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 1-2, with their games averaging 125 points per game.

The Marquette Golden Eagles Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Golden Eagles come into today’s game with a record of 8-2, having recently lost to Wisconsin (75-64). When playing on the road, the Golden Eagles have a record of 1-1, while they are 5-1 at home this season. As Marquette faces St. Thomas (MN), their against-the-spread (ATS) record stands at 4-3-1. This includes a 1-1 mark on the road vs. the spread and a 3-2-1 record at home.

After 10 games, Marquette has an over/under record of 3-5-0, with their games averaging a combined 146.2 points per game so far. The Golden Eagles have an over/under record of 0-3 in their last three games, with their games averaging 142 points per game.

St. Thomas (MN) Offense Breakdown

The St. Thomas (MN) offense is coming off a game where they scored 66 points against Chicago State. They posted a field goal percentage of 48% and connected on 13 threes. Parker Bjorklund is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 13.9. Meanwhile, Raheem Anthony also brings a PPG average of 11 into the game.

Parker Bjorklund (F) 13.9 4.8 1.3
Raheem Anthony (G) 11.0 4.8 3.2
Drake Dobbs (G) 8.8 1.9 2.6

Marquette Offense Breakdown

In their most recent game, the Marquette offense put up just 64 points vs. the Wisconsin Badgers. Overall, they are now averaging 79.8 points per game which is 93rd in the country. Kam Jones is leading the team in scoring at 15.9 points per contest. Tyler Kolek has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 15.3 going into the game.

Kam Jones (G) 15.9 2.8 2.5
Tyler Kolek (G) 15.3 5.3 5.5
Oso Ighodaro (F) 13.0 6.0 2.3

St. Thomas (MN) Team Defense

So far, the Tommies’ defense is ranked 23rd in the country at 62.3 points per contest. St. Thomas (MN) will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Chicago State to just 39% shooting in their most recent game.

Marquette Team Defense

This season, the Marquette defense has been impressive, holding the 66th position in the country while permitting an average of 66.0 points per contest. Against Wisconsin in their most recent game, the Marquette defense gave up a total of 75 points while allowing Wisconsin to hit 42% of their shots.

Tommies vs Golden Eagles Trends

  • In their last three road games, St. Thomas (MN) has averaged 60 points per game while allowing 55. The team’s record in this stretch was 2-1 while going 2-1 vs. the spread.
  • When looking at their past ten home matchups, Marquette has an ATS record of 7-3 while averaging 77 per game. The team went 7-3 overall in these games.
  • Through their last five games as the betting underdog, the Tommies have a strong record vs the spread going 5-0. Their straight up mark in these contests is 2-3.
  • In their last three contests as the favorite, Marquette has a poor record vs the spread going 1-2. But, they still put together a straight up mark of 2-1.

Tommies 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 90-57. When it comes to the spread, we believe they’ll cover at -24.5.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 138.5 and our model has the Tommies and Golden Eagles finishing with a combined 147 points. Our pick is to take the over.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

* All odds are provided by Action247 Sportsbook and all odds subject to change.**All views expressed are my own. My picks are my own and are not a guarantee, bet at your own risk.Action247 does not warrant the accuracy of completeness of the information, text, graphics, links or other items contained within these post.