Saturday, January 7, 2017
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The Butler Bulldogs travel to Verizon Center to play the Georgetown Hoyas on Saturday, January 7, 2017.
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The Bulldogs come into this game with an overall record of 13-2 and a road record of 1-2. They are 9-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-6. The Hoyas have an overall record of 8-7 and a home record of 5-3. They have an over/under record of 6-7 and they are 4-9 against the spread.
Kelan Martin comes into this contest averaging 17.7 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulldogs. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Andrew Chrabascz averages 12 points per game in 32.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game for Butler. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Rodney Pryor averages 19.8 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per contest this year for the Hoyas. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. L.J. Peak averages 15.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Butler averages 77.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 81st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 13.1 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 54th in the country. They average 31.3 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per game which ranks them 323rd and 126th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 10.3 per game. The Bulldogs allow 64.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 33rd in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 107th and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.7 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 8.6 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the country. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 122nd in Division 1.
Georgetown averages 77.5 points per game this year which ranks them 73rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 67th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 39th in the nation. They average 36 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per contest which ranks them 172nd and 80th respectively. In the turnover department the Hoyas rank 218th with 14.1 per game. The Hoyas allow 71.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 149th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 86th and 79th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 196th and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 106th place in the nation. The Hoyas force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 121st in college basketball.
The Bulldogs average 73.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 72.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 7.3 per contest. The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 114.7 and they assist on 51.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 57%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Butler turns the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 26.6%. The Bulldogs give up 69.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 65 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Hoyas score 83 ppg at home and they have averaged 70.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 15.4 points per game. The Hoyas have a rating on offense of 108.5 and 58.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.5 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Georgetown turns it over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.3%. The Hoyas give up 67.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 77.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Butler Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Butler Bulldogs are 9-4 against the spread
The Butler Bulldogs are 5-6 against the over/under
Georgetown Hoyas Betting Trends
The Georgetown Hoyas are 4-9 against the spread
The Georgetown Hoyas are 6-7 against the over/under
Butler Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Georgetown Hoyas Injuries
12/16/16 F Isaac Copeland Personal has left team
01/06/17 G Tre Campbell Illness "?" Saturday vs. Butler
Tony's Pick: Take Georgetown
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