Saturday, January 23, 2016
CenturyLink Center Omaha
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The Butler Bulldogs travel to CenturyLink Center Omaha to play the Creighton Bluejays on Saturday, January 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has Creighton as 2 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
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The Bulldogs come into this game with an overall record of 13-5 and a road record of 2-2. They are 8-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-8. The Bluejays have an overall record of 13-6 and a home record of 8-3. They have an over/under record of 13-5 and they are 11-7 against the spread.
Kellen Dunham comes into this contest averaging 16.1 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulldogs. He pulls down 2.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Roosevelt Jones averages 14.2 points per game in 32.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.6 assists per contest and 6.9 rebounds per game for Butler. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Mo Watson Jr. averages 13.7 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per contest this year for the Bluejays. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 6.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 72%. Isaiah Zierden averages 12.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Butler averages 83.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 14th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 13.3 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 18th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 125th in the country. They average 37.8 rebounds per game and 15.5 assists per game which ranks them 99th and 56th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 10.3 per game. The Bulldogs allow 70 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 132nd in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 76th and 57th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 62nd and they give up 11.7 assists per contest which puts them in 74th place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 128th in the Division 1.
Creighton averages 83.5 points per game this year which ranks them 11th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10.1 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 22nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 35th in the nation. They average 37.3 rebounds per game and 16.5 assists per contest which ranks them 115th and 28th respectively. In the turnover department the Bluejays rank 33rd with 11.1 per game. The Bluejays allow 73.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 199th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 227th and 198th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 104th and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 141st place in the nation. The Bluejays force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 105th in college basketball.
Butler Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Butler Bulldogs are 8-9 against the spread
The Butler Bulldogs are 10-8 against the over/under
Creighton Bluejays Betting Trends
The Creighton Bluejays are 11-7 against the spread
The Creighton Bluejays are 13-5 against the over/under
Butler Bulldogs Injuries
11/13/15 G Kethan Savage Ankle out for season
Creighton Bluejays Injuries
12/18/15 F Martin Krampelj Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Butler
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