|2013 March Madness Second Round Odds & Total: Davidson vs. Marquette|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 21 March 2013 10:00|
Davidson vs. Marquette Odds
This game will be played from Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky and is part of the East Region with Marquette as the third seed and Davidson the 14th seed (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Marquette is favored, but not by much. The Golden Eagles have a point spread of -3.5 points against Davidson, while the over/under total has been set at 133 points. The opening odds also had Marquette favored by 3.5 points. The spread hit a high of 4 and a low of 3 before closing at Marquette -3.5.
Marquette is an at-large bid out of the Big East Conference. The Golden Eagles are 23-8 on the season and went 14-4 in the Big East, winning a share of the regular season conference title. Marquette is 12th in the RPI rankings, owning a 7-6 record against Top 50 RPI opponents. Marquette went 2-2 on a neutral floor this season and is 13-14 against the spread.
Davidson is the champion out of the Southern Conference. The Wildcats are 26-7 overall and went 17-1 in conference play, winning the regular season and tournament titles. Davidson is riding a 17-game winning streak entering the tournament. Davidson is 62nd in the RPI rankings, but is 0-3 against RPI top 50 teams this season. The Wildcats were 5-2 on a neutral floor this season and are 16-15-1 against the spread.
2013 March Madness Second Round Odds – Davidson vs. Marquette
711 Davidson +3.5 Over 133
712 Marquette -3.5 Under 133