Looking to win big? The Golden Eagles and Bulldogs face off at 6:30 ET on FS1. The Bulldogs are hosting the game at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN. Marquette is favored by -4 in this Big East conference matchup the against Butler. The over/under for the game is set at 153.5 points.

MARQUETTE GOLDEN EAGLES VS BUTLER BULLDOGS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Butler Bulldogs +4

This game will be played at Hinkle Fieldhouse at 6:30 ET on Tuesday, February 13th.

WHY BET THE BUTLER BULLDOGS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Bulldogs.
  • Not only will Butler pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +4.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 153.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Can the Golden Eagles Offense Score Enough on the Road?

Marquette enters this game as the favorite, as they have been in 18 of their 23 games this season. They have gone 14-4 in those games, including a 5-3 record on the road, where they have won their last four games. So far this season, the Golden Eagles have gone 18-5, including a 9-3 record in Big East play.

In their last game, Marquette defeated St. John's by a score of 86-75. Over their last 10 road games, the Golden Eagles have gone 7-3, and they have gone 4-1 in their last five games away from home. On the season, Marquette is outscoring their opponents by an average of 3.9 points per game on the road.

Marquette's ATS record this season is 13-9-1, and they have gone 4-4 vs. the spread on the road. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Golden Eagles are 6-4 ATS.

Marquette's over/under record this season is 9-14 and the average over/under line in their games is 148.5. So far, 16 of their games have finished with less points than today's line of 153.5. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 157 points.

Coming off a good offensive performance, Marquette's offense scored 86 points against St. John's. Their field goal percentage for the game was 55.9%, and they went 6/10 from the free-throw line. The team's top scorer is Tyler Kolek, who comes into today's matchup with an average of 15.6, while Oso Ighodaro also maintains a PPG average of 14.1 leading up to the game.

Coming into today's game, the Marquette defense is giving up an average of 68.0 points per contest. In their previous game vs. St. John's, the Red Storm finished with a field goal percentage of 55% and a total of 75 points vs. Marquette.

Will the Bulldogs Make it Happen at Home?

Butler is 11-3 at home this season, and they have won three straight games at home. Overall, they are 16-8, and they have a 7-6 record in the Big East. The Bulldogs have been the underdog in 10 of their games, and they are 3-7 in those games.

In their last game, Butler defeated Providence by a score of 75-72. So far, they have gone 8-2 in their last 10 home games, and they are 3-0 in their last three games at home.

Butler has an ATS record of 12-11 this season and they are 7-7 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Bulldogs have gone 5-5 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Butler games is 14-9 and today's line of 153.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (145). So far, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today's line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 158 points and their OU record during this stretch is 2-1.

The Butler offense is coming off a game where they scored 75 points against Providence. They posted a field goal percentage of 51.9% and connected on 7 threes. DJ Davis led the team in scoring, putting up 20 points. Additionally, Pierre Brooks contributed 12 points for the Bulldogs.

At this time, the Bulldogs' defense is positioned 207th in the country, permitting 73.6 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.7 threes per game vs. Marquette. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 31.0%.