Butler at Villanova College Basketball Parlay 2/10/2018
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Wells Fargo Center
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The Butler Bulldogs head to Wells Fargo Center to take on the Villanova Wildcats on Saturday, February 10, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Villanova as 10.5 point favorites.
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Butler comes into this game with an overall record of 17-8. They currently have a point differential of 8.7 as they are averaging 80.4 points per game while giving up 71.7 per contest. Villanova has an overall record of 22-2. They are averaging 87.9 points per game and surrendering 70.2, good for a point differential of 17.7.
Valuable Butler Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Butler Bulldogs are 13-11 against the spread this season
The Butler Bulldogs are 14-10 against the over/under this year
Important Villanova Wildcats Betting Trends
The Villanova Wildcats are 15-8 against the spread this season
The Villanova Wildcats are 16-8 against the over/under this year
Key Butler Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Villanova Wildcats Injuries
12/29/17 F Jermaine Samuels Hand is out indefinitely
02/07/18 F Eric Paschall Concussion is out indefinitely
01/24/18 G Phil Booth Hand is out indefinitely
Kamar Baldwin averages 15.6 points per contest in 33.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.1 assists per game and 5.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 74%. Kelan Martin averages 20.3 points per contest while playing 34.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Mikal Bridges averages 16.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes 2.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Jalen Brunson scores 19.8 points per contest while playing 31.3 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.1 rebounds per contest and has 4.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs allow 71.7 points per contest which is 160th in Division 1. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 212th and 308th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.0 rebounds a game which ranks 47th, and they allow 12.6 assists per game which puts them in 118th place in the country. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 260th in the nation. Butler averages 80.4 points per contest this year, which is 46th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 8.7 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 39th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 112th in college basketball. They average 34.7 boards per contest and 14.7 assists per game, which ranks them 225th and 115th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 318th with 11.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats give up 70.2 points per game, which ranks them 124th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 182nd and 94th in those defensive statistics. They rank 217th with 13.8 dimes allowed per game and 75th with 32.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Wildcats are 174th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per contest this year. Villanova is 3rd in Division 1 with 87.9 points per contest this season. They are 9th in the country in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 17.7. They shoot 41% from beyond the arc, which is good for 12th in D-1. They are 200th in college basketball in rebounding with 35.3 boards per contest and 22nd in assists per game with 17.0. The Wildcats are 344th in turnovers per contest with 10.1.
The Bulldogs are 38th in the nation in offensive rating with 112.3, and their defensive rating of 100.1 is ranked 116th. In terms of pace they are 164th in the country with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 53rd. As a team they are 55th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 208th in Division 1. Butler is 319th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 233rd in the nation.
Villanova is 349th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 133rd in Division 1. The Wildcats are 110th in the nation in defensive rating with 99.6, and their offensive rating of 124.8 is ranked 1st. They are 158th in D-1 in pace with 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 60% is 3rd. As a unit they are 3rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 63% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 18th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Butler +10.5 and under 149 total points
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