Tuesday, January 5, 2016
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The Butler Bulldogs travel to Allstate Arena to play the DePaul Blue Demons on Tuesday, January 5, 2016. The opening line for this game has Butler as 8.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Bulldogs come into this game with an overall record of 11-3 and a road record of 1-1. They are 7-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-4. The Blue Demons have an overall record of 6-8 and a home record of 3-3. They have an over/under record of 6-7 and they are 5-8 against the spread.
Kellen Dunham comes into this contest averaging 14.9 points per game while playing 29 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulldogs. He pulls down 2.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is currently at 93%. Kelan Martin averages 14.4 points per game in 23.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 5.8 rebounds per game for Butler. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Billy Garrett averages 15 points per game while playing 28.5 minutes per contest this year for the Blue Demons. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Myke Henry averages 13.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.7 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Butler averages 87.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 3rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 15.9 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 16th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 98th in the country. They average 39.3 rebounds per game and 16.3 assists per game which ranks them 65th and 42nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 9.9 per game. The Bulldogs allow 71.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 158th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 88th and 131st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 44th and they give up 11.6 assists per contest which puts them in 70th place in the country. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 172nd in the Division 1.
DePaul averages 70.1 points per game this year which ranks them 213th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -1.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 83rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 119th in the nation. They average 35.6 rebounds per game and 12.4 assists per contest which ranks them 211th and 210th respectively. In the turnover department the Blue Demons rank 289th with 14.4 per game. The Blue Demons allow 71.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 155th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 85th and 120th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.6 rebounds a game which ranks 69th and they give up 13.1 assists per contest which puts them in 159th place in the nation. The Blue Demons force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 243rd in college basketball.
Butler Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Butler Bulldogs are 7-7 against the spread
The Butler Bulldogs are 10-4 against the over/under
DePaul Blue Demons Betting Trends
The DePaul Blue Demons are 5-8 against the spread
The DePaul Blue Demons are 6-7 against the over/under
Butler Bulldogs Injuries
11/13/15 G Kethan Savage Ankle out for season
DePaul Blue Demons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Butler
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