Saturday, December 17, 2016
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The Butler Bulldogs travel to Assembly Hall to play the Indiana Hoosiers on Saturday, December 17, 2016.
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The Bulldogs come into this game with an overall record of 9-1 and a road record of 1-1. They are 6-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-5. The Hoosiers have an overall record of 8-1 and a home record of 7-0. They have an over/under record of 2-4 and they are 4-2 against the spread.
Kelan Martin comes into this contest averaging 17.7 points per game while playing 28.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulldogs. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Andrew Chrabascz averages 11 points per game in 30.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 5.6 rebounds per game for Butler. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
James Blackmon averages 16.9 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per contest this year for the Hoosiers. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Robert Johnson averages 13.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Butler averages 77.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 73rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 15.7 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 22nd. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 50th in the country. They average 31.8 rebounds per game and 15 assists per game which ranks them 312th and 82nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 10.3 per game. The Bulldogs allow 62 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 91st and 72nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.7 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 8.9 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the country. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 44th in Division 1.
Indiana averages 87.6 points per game this year which ranks them 9th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 21.9 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 14th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 46th in the nation. They average 46.2 rebounds per game and 16.4 assists per contest which ranks them 2nd and 39th respectively. In the turnover department the Hoosiers rank 334th with 16.6 per game. The Hoosiers allow 65.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 55th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 25% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31.4 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 10.9 assists per contest which puts them in 39th place in the nation. The Hoosiers force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 283rd in college basketball.
The Bulldogs average 71 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 76 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 5.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 11 per contest. The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 115.1 and they assist on 54.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 57%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they shoot 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Butler turns the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.2%. The Bulldogs give up 65.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 65 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Hoosiers score 88.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 89.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 31 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 28 points per game. The Hoosiers have a rating on offense of 117.4 and 55.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 58%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 61% and they attempt 3 pointers on 41% of their shots. Indiana turns it over an average of 18.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 59.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 40.1%. The Hoosiers give up 60.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 58.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Butler Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Butler Bulldogs are 6-3 against the spread
The Butler Bulldogs are 3-5 against the over/under
Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 4-2 against the spread
The Indiana Hoosiers are 2-4 against the over/under
Butler Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
12/15/16 F OG Anunoby Undisclosed probable
11/08/16 F Collin Hartman Knee out indefinitely
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