UConn vs Marquette Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Tuesday, February 7, 2023

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The Marquette Golden Eagles (19-5, 11-2 Big East) will attempt to build on a five-game winning streak when hitting the road against the UConn Huskies (18-6, 7-6 Big East) on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at XL Center. It airs at 6:30 PM ET.

UConn is a 4.5-point favorite against Marquette when the Huskies face off with the Golden Eagles on Tuesday. A 147.5-point total has been set for the game.

UConn vs. Marquette Odds

Point Spread for UConn vs. Marquette

The spread for this matchup is set at 4.5 points, with bookmakers listing UConn as the favorite.

UConn vs. Marquette Moneyline

As for the moneyline, UConn has -196 odds to pick up the win, while Marquette is listed at +166 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 147.5 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Tuesday, February 7, 2023
  • Game Time: 6:30 PM ET
  • Location: Hartford, Connecticut
  • Arena: XL Center

UConn vs. Marquette Betting Trends

UConn is 13-10-0 against the spread this season. The Huskies have been chosen as favorites in 20 games this year and have walked away with the win 14 times (70%) in those games. UConn has hit the over in 62.5% of its opportunities this year (15 times in 24 games with a set point total).

Marquette has played 24 games, with 17 wins, against the spread. The Golden Eagles have won three of the six games they were listed as the moneyline underdog this season (50%). Marquette’s games this year have gone over the total in 13 of 24 opportunities (54.2%).

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UConn vs. Marquette Key Players to Watch


Adama Sanogo posts 17.2 points and 7.2 rebounds per game — both team highs. He is also averaging 1.3 assists, shooting 59.3% from the floor. Jordan Hawkins is posting 16.3 points, 1.4 assists and 3.9 rebounds per contest. Tristen Newton posts 10.5 points, 4.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists per contest. Defensively, he delivers 1.1 steals and 0.3 blocked shots. Donovan Clingan averages 7.8 points, 6.0 rebounds and 0.4 assists per game. At the other end, he posts 0.5 steals and 2.0 blocked shots.


Tyler Kolek is putting up a team-leading 7.8 assists per contest. And he is contributing 11.3 points and 4.3 rebounds, making 47.0% of his shots from the field and 36.8% from beyond the arc, with 1.2 triples per game. Oso Ighodaro is the Golden Eagles’ top rebounder (6.0 per game), and he delivers 11.8 points and 3.3 assists. Kam Jones is the Golden Eagles’ top scorer (15.7 points per game), and he puts up 2.1 assists and 3.5 rebounds. The Golden Eagles receive 13.5 points, 4.6 rebounds and 0.6 assists per game from Olivier-Maxence Prosper.

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What you need to know about the UConn Huskies

A total of eight out of UConn’s 13 Big East games this season have hit the over. On offense, the Huskies are averaging 79.3 points per game (30th-ranked in college basketball). They are ceding 64.8 points per contest on defense (51st-ranked). UConn is pulling down 35.9 boards per game this season (27th-ranked in college basketball), and it has ceded only 27.3 rebounds per game (14th-best).

The Huskies are averaging 83.8 points per game in home games. When playing on the road, they are averaging 72.1 points per contest. This season, UConn is draining 9.0 three-pointers per game (31st-ranked in college basketball) and is shooting 35.6% (103rd-ranked) from beyond the arc. In terms of defending three-pointers, everything is clicking for the Huskies, who are allowing 4.6 three-pointers per game (second-best in college basketball) and a 29.9% shooting percentage from three-point land (22nd-best).

The Huskies are 3-7 against the spread and 4-6 overall over their past 10 games. In its past 10 contests, UConn has gone over the total six times. UConn has seen a decrease in scoring recently, racking up 74.2 points per game in its last 10 contests, 5.1 points fewer than the 79.3 it has scored this year. UConn has been suspect on the defensive end of the floor recently, allowing 72.6 points per game over its last 10 contests compared to the 64.8 it has conceded this season.

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What you need to know about the Marquette Golden Eagles

Marquette has covered 10 times in 13 chances against the spread in conference action this year. On offense, the Golden Eagles are the 19th-best squad in the country (81.3 points per game). On defense, they are 190th (69.8 points conceded per game). On the boards, Marquette is 331st in college basketball in rebounds (28.5 per game). It is 259th in rebounds conceded (32.2 per game).

At home, the Golden Eagles average 82.9 points per game. Away, they score 81.3. Marquette makes 8.9 3-pointers per game and shoots 35.4% from beyond the arc, ranking 36th and 119th, respectively, in college basketball. The Golden Eagles are 218th in college basketball in 3-pointers allowed (7.5 per game) and 226th in 3-point percentage defensively (34.3%).

The Golden Eagles have gone 9-1 over their past 10 contests, with an 8-2 record against the spread in that span. Marquette has hit the over in five of its past 10 contests. Marquette has fared worse offensively over its previous 10 games, putting up 79.6 points per contest, 1.7 fewer points its than season average of 81.3. Over their last 10 games, the Golden Eagles are giving up 69.3 points per contest, compared to their season average of 69.8 points allowed.

UConn vs. Marquette Prediction & Pick

Our pick to win this game is UConn, and we predict that Marquette will cover the spread (UConn -4.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 147.5 points.

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How to bet UConn vs. Marquette

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Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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