Authored by College Basketball Against The Spread Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall and produced by Charliessports.com for their 2014 Basketball game on Tuesday Night December 16, 2014 at 9:00 pm EST on the FS-1 Television Network.
The (6-3) Arizona State Sun Devils of the PAC-Twelve Conference will make the trip from the Grand Canyon State to the largest city in the The Badger State to take on the (4-4) Marquette Golden Eagles of the Big East Conference in 2014 College Basketball action. The team will play at The BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This Sports Handicapper believe Arizona State Sun Devils and head coach Herb Sendek are poised to make their second consecutive March Madness Tournament appearance. The Marquette Golden Eagles will struggle under first-year coach Steve Wojciechowski, who comes over after a long tenure as a Duke assistant. The betting line has Marquette as a two-point home favorite Against The Point Spread and the betting odds total in not available for Tuesday’s game.
The 2014-15 Arizona State Sun Devils beat Pepperdine 81-74 at home on Saturday. Arizona lost over 44 points per contest in scoring due to graduation and are predicted to finish at the bottom of the PAC-Twelve conference. Arizona State is 2-6-1 Against The Point Spread their last nine on the road and are 3-7-1 ATS their last eleven played on Tuesday’s. Arizona State is 2-1 Against The Point Spread their last three, going over the College Basketball Expert Point Spread Predictions total once. Arizona State most productive player is Shaquille McKissic a senior from Seattle; the Sun Devils lost in the first round of last season’s NCAA Basketball March Madness Tournament. Guard Bo Barnes is the go-to guy in the backcourt until some of their recruits develop.
The 2014-15 Marquette Golden Eagles lost five players to graduation and former head coach Buzz Williams bolted for Virginia Tech. Marquette lost in a very low scoring game 49-38 to Wisconsin in their last game. Marquette has covered their last four Against The Point Spread, and the betting odds over is 7-3 their last ten in the Beer Capital of America. Marquette is 5-3 Against The Point Spread, going over the betting odds total four times and staying under three. Marquette was left out of post-season tournament action for the first time in more than a decade last season, and it doesn’t look all promising this year.
Free Pick: Arizona State+2.