Butler at Creighton College Basketball Parlay 1/9/2018
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
CenturyLink Center Omaha
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The Butler Bulldogs head to CenturyLink Center Omaha to take on the Creighton Bluejays on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Creighton as 7.5 point favorites.
Butler comes into this game with an overall record of 12-5. They currently have a point differential of 9.0 as they are averaging 80.5 points per game while giving up 71.5 per contest. Creighton has an overall mark of 13-3. They are averaging 90.2 points per contest and giving up 71.9, which is a point differential of 18.3.
Valuable Butler Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Butler Bulldogs are 8-8 against the spread this season
The Butler Bulldogs are 11-5 against the over/under this year
Important Creighton Bluejays Betting Trends
The Creighton Bluejays are 9-6 against the spread this season
The Creighton Bluejays are 9-6 against the over/under this year
Key Butler Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Creighton Bluejays Injuries
12/01/17 C Jacob Epperson Knee is out for season
Kamar Baldwin averages 15.3 points per contest in 33.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.1 assists per game and 4.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 74%. Kelan Martin averages 19.8 points per contest while playing 34.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Khyri Thomas averages 14.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.9 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes 3.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 84%. Marcus Foster scores 18.8 points per contest while playing 29.6 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.3 rebounds per contest and has 2.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs allow 71.5 points per contest which is 166th in Division 1. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 195th and 306th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.2 rebounds a game which ranks 61st, and they allow 12.2 assists per game which puts them in 95th place in the country. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 266th in the nation. Butler averages 80.5 points per contest this year, which is 62nd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 9.0 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 61st. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 174th in college basketball. They average 35.6 boards per contest and 14.4 assists per game, which ranks them 199th and 152nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 297th with 11.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bluejays give up 71.9 points per game, which ranks them 172nd in the country. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 80th and 11th in those defensive statistics. They rank 200th with 13.7 dimes allowed per game and 112th with 33.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Bluejays are 45th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.8 per contest this year. Creighton is 3rd in Division 1 with 90.2 points per contest this season. They are 6th in the country in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 18.3. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 49th in D-1. They are 34th in college basketball in rebounding with 40.1 boards per contest and 3rd in assists per game with 19.9. The Bluejays are 332nd in turnovers per contest with 11.3.
The Bulldogs are 65th in the nation in offensive rating with 111.4, and their defensive rating of 98.9 is ranked 134th. In terms of pace they are 179th in the country with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 86th. As a team they are 88th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 224th in Division 1. Butler is 304th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 237th in the nation.
Creighton is 333rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 56th in the nation. The Bluejays are 9th in the country in offensive rating with 119.6, and their defensive rating of 95.3 is ranked 63rd. In terms of pace they are 21st in Division 1 with 75.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 60% is 4th. As a team they are 5th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 50th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Butler +7.5 and over 148 total points
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