Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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The Butler Bulldogs travel to Prudential Center to play the Seton Hall Pirates on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. The opening line for this game has Seton Hall as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Bulldogs come into this game with an overall record of 16-7 and a road record of 3-4. They are 10-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-12. The Pirates have an overall record of 17-6 and a home record of 11-2. They have an over/under record of 8-14 and they are 16-6 against the spread.
Kellen Dunham comes into this contest averaging 16 points per game while playing 31 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulldogs. He pulls down 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Kelan Martin averages 15.8 points per game in 25.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 6.3 rebounds per game for Butler. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Isaiah Whitehead averages 16.2 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per contest this year for the Pirates. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 4.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Khadeen Carrington averages 14 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Butler averages 81.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 18th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 12.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 32nd. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 70th in the country. They average 37.8 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per game which ranks them 87th and 85th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 20th with 10.5 per game. The Bulldogs allow 69.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 112th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 74th and 81st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33 rebounds a game which ranks 56th and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 89th place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 124th in the Division 1.
Seton Hall averages 74.2 points per game this year which ranks them 139th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 136th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 239th in the nation. They average 40.9 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per contest which ranks them 20th and 154th respectively. In the turnover department the Pirates rank 235th with 13.4 per game. The Pirates allow 66.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 43rd in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 28th and 52nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 193rd and they give up 12.5 assists per contest which puts them in 124th place in the nation. The Pirates force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 69th in college basketball.
The Bulldogs average 75.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 81.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 3.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 12.7 per contest. The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 116 and they assist on 51.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Butler turns the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 34.7%. The Bulldogs give up 71.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 69 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Pirates score 73.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 74.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 11.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 9.4 points per game. The Pirates have a rating on offense of 104.8 and 50.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Seton Hall turns it over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 36.2%. The Pirates give up 64.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 62.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Butler Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Butler Bulldogs are 10-11 against the spread
The Butler Bulldogs are 11-12 against the over/under
Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 16-6 against the spread
The Seton Hall Pirates are 8-14 against the over/under
Butler Bulldogs Injuries
11/13/15 G Kethan Savage Ankle out for season
Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Butler
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