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Marquette vs Providence Prediction, Game Preview, Live Stream, Odds & Picks

Streaky Squads Battle as Golden Eagles visit Friars

Both Teams Ride Winning Streaks

The Marquette Golden Eagles are starting to heat up. They’ve won three straight and six out of their last seven, with their only defeat in that span being a three-point overtime loss to Wisconsin.

They take their 9-3 record on the road against another 9-3 squad, the Providence Friars. Providence has won four straight games and six out of their last seven as well.

David Joplin #23 of the Marquette Golden Eagles celebrates after making a basket
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They narrowly escaped Seton Hall with a victory on Saturday but decimated Albany by nearly 40 points in the game before that.

Which of these winning streaks will be kept alive?

Let’s check the latest college basketball odds, stats, injury reports, and college basketball lines for Marquette vs Providence. We’ve plenty of NCAA basketball odds for you to consider.

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Success Comes in Waves for Marquette

The Golden Eagles enter Tuesday’s affair riding their second three-game winning streak of the year. It’s been a team effort to find these streaks, as four players currently average over 10 points per game.

Kam Jones and Olivier-Maxence Prosper have been the outliers of this bunch. Jones is averaging 15.8 points, while Prosper puts up 15.0 points a night.

So far this year, we’ve seen one of these two guys lead the team in scoring for seven out of the team’s 12 matchups. It’s part of why this team ranks 23rd in the KenPom.com Adjusted Offensive Efficiency Rating.

If Marquette is looking to get into the win column, then those who bet online know each of these scorers will need to continue performing at a high offensive level.

Providence Finds Ways to Win

Providence isn’t the best statistical team in the league, as they’re outside the top 50 in Adjusted Offensive Efficiency and outside the top 100 for Adjusted Defensive Efficiency.

Nonetheless, they continue to find ways to win basketball games in different ways. We’ve seen them blow out opponents a few times this season and have also been able to grind out those tough, lower-scoring affairs.

It could be another very close matchup with Marquette, once again testing the Friars‘ ability to hang tough with good competition. Bryce Hopkins will certainly be called upon if they want to win.

Hopkins is far and away their best offensive weapon. The forward is averaging 15.7 points per game, 2.1 points over the next-best scorer on the roster. Hopkins has led the team in scoring in four out of the last five games, and he’ll need to continue being that go-to option.

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Marquette vs Providence Head-to-Head

These two teams met up twice a year ago, with each of them coming away with a victory.

Marquette vs Providence Game Information

  • Game: Marquette (9-3) vs Providence (9-3)
  • Location: Dunkin Donuts Center, Providence, RI
  • Day/Time: Tuesday, Dec 20, 7:00 p.m. ET
  • Marquette vs Providence Live Stream: TBS.com

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Marquette vs Providence Picks & Prediction

If you’re examining the odds in the sportsbook, both teams have equal momentum heading into this matchup. It’s going to come down to which of these teams can show up ready to play, and Marquette might offer a tad bit more confidence.

Their roster is built on multiple players scoring in double digits, so they have more depth. While Providence is at home, the concern is who they’ve played so far. Their strength of schedule is 93rd, while Marquette is 29th.

The Eagles are the team to trust with your college basketball picks.

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