Sunday, January 10, 2016
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The Villanova Wildcats travel to Hinkle Fieldhouse to play the Butler Bulldogs on Sunday, January 10, 2016. The opening line for this game has Villanova as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Wildcats come into this game with an overall record of 13-2 and a road record of 2-1. They are 9-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-8. The Bulldogs have an overall record of 12-3 and a home record of 7-1. They have an over/under record of 10-5 and they are 7-8 against the spread.
Josh Hart comes into this contest averaging 15.5 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Wildcats. He pulls down 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is currently at 69%. Ryan Arcidiacono averages 12.7 points per game in 30.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.5 assists per contest and 2.2 rebounds per game for Villanova. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Kellen Dunham averages 15.5 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per contest this year for the Bulldogs. He grabs 2.1 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 91%. Roosevelt Jones averages 14.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.1 rebounds per contest and 4.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Villanova averages 77.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 74th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 17.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 36th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 263rd in the country. They average 36.1 rebounds per game and 16.7 assists per game which ranks them 182nd and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 10.3 per game. The Wildcats allow 60.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 86th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 115th and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 58th place in the country. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 67th in the Division 1.
Butler averages 86.5 points per game this year which ranks them 6th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 15.1 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 15th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 95th in the nation. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 16.3 assists per contest which ranks them 94th and 38th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulldogs rank 7th with 9.7 per game. The Bulldogs allow 71.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 161st in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 101st and 127th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.1 rebounds a game which ranks 51st and they give up 11.9 assists per contest which puts them in 84th place in the nation. The Bulldogs force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 141st in college basketball.
Villanova Wildcats Betting Trends
The Villanova Wildcats are 9-5 against the spread
The Villanova Wildcats are 6-8 against the over/under
Butler Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Butler Bulldogs are 7-8 against the spread
The Butler Bulldogs are 10-5 against the over/under
Villanova Wildcats Injuries
12/19/15 G Donte DiVincenzo Foot expected to miss 4-6 weeks
11/10/15 F Tim Delaney Hip out indefinitely
Butler Bulldogs Injuries
11/13/15 G Kethan Savage Ankle out for season
01/09/16 F Roosevelt Jones Wrist "?" Sunday vs. Villanova
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