Thursday, November 24, 2016
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The Butler Bulldogs travel to Memorial Gymnasium to play the Vanderbilt Commodores on Thursday, November 24, 2016. The opening line for this game has Butler as 7 point favorites. The Bulldogs come into this game with an overall record of 4-0. The Commodores have an overall record of 2-2 and a home record of 2-1.
Kelan Martin comes into this contest averaging 16.8 points per game while playing 25.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulldogs. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 94%. Avery Woodson averages 10.5 points per game in 21.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 3 rebounds per game for Butler. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 20%.
Matthew Fisher-Davis averages 17.3 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per contest this year for the Commodores. He grabs 2 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. Luke Kornet averages 15.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.8 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Butler averages 84 points per contest this season which ranks them 41st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 25.2 and their shooting percentage is 53% as a team which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 64th in the country. They average 32 rebounds per game and 16.2 assists per game which ranks them 291st and 56th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 9.5 per game. The Bulldogs allow 58.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 85th and 194th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 26.8 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 7.5 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the country. They force 17.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in Division 1.
Vanderbilt averages 74.5 points per game this year which ranks them 143rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 2.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 195th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 70th in the nation. They average 37.8 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per contest which ranks them 125th and 122nd respectively. In the turnover department the Commodores rank 160th with 13.5 per game. The Commodores allow 72 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 154th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 140th and 114th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 141st and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 116th place in the nation. The Commodores force 11 turnovers per game which ranks them 310th in college basketball.
Butler Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Butler Bulldogs are 2-1 against the spread
The Butler Bulldogs are 1-2 against the over/under
Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 1-2 against the spread
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 1-2 against the over/under
Butler Bulldogs Injuries
11/23/16 G Kethan Savage Pneumonia "?" Thursday vs. Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Vanderbilt +7
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