Wednesday, January 25, 2017
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
The Butler Bulldogs travel to Prudential Center to play the Seton Hall Pirates on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has Butler as 4 point favorites.
Free $60 in Member College Basketball Picks. No Obligation Click Here
The Bulldogs come into this game with an overall record of 17-3 and a road record of 3-3. They are 12-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-8. The Pirates have an overall record of 13-6 and a home record of 8-0. They have an over/under record of 9-9 and they are 7-9 against the spread.
For expert handicapping advice on this matchup and other NCAA basketball games check out our handicapping tips.
Kelan Martin comes into this contest averaging 16.7 points per game while playing 30.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulldogs. He pulls down 5.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Andrew Chrabascz averages 11 points per game in 32.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game for Butler. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Khadeen Carrington averages 17.4 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per contest this year for the Pirates. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 63%. Desi Rodriguez averages 16.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Butler averages 77.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 63rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 36th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 85th in the country. They average 32.5 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per game which ranks them 308th and 191st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 5th with 9.8 per game. The Bulldogs allow 67 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 52nd in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 140th and 44th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.4 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 9.2 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the country. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 116th in Division 1.
Seton Hall averages 75.5 points per game this year which ranks them 106th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 73rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 164th in the nation. They average 40.6 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per contest which ranks them 13th and 217th respectively. In the turnover department the Pirates rank 273rd with 14.5 per game. The Pirates allow 69.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 113th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 99th and 116th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 72nd and they give up 11.6 assists per contest which puts them in 58th place in the nation. The Pirates force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 201st in college basketball.
The Bulldogs average 73.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 80.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 2.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 4.7 per contest. The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 113.9 and they assist on 48.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 55%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Butler turns the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28%. The Bulldogs give up 70.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 75.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Pirates score 82.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 64.3 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 17.5 points per game. The Pirates have a rating on offense of 106.1 and 46% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Seton Hall turns it over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 36.2%. The Pirates give up 65.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 71.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Butler Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Butler Bulldogs are 12-6 against the spread
The Butler Bulldogs are 8-8 against the over/under
Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 7-9 against the spread
The Seton Hall Pirates are 9-9 against the over/under
Butler Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
12/22/16 F Myles Carter Dismissed has been dismissed
Guy's Pick: Take Seton Hall +4
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Guy Bruhn
Get all of this Weeks Free College Basketball Picks
Get all of this Weeks 100% profit guaranteed Expert College Basketball Picks