Butler at DePaul College Basketball Betting Tips 1/16/2019
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
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The Butler Bulldogs head to Wintrust Arena to take on the DePaul Blue Demons on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. The opening line for this game has Butler as 2.5 point favorites.
Butler heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-7. They currently have a point differential of 6.3 as they are averaging 73.2 points per contest while giving up 66.9 per game. DePaul has an overall mark of 10-5. They are averaging 76.9 points per contest and giving up 70.1, which is a point differential of 6.7.
Valuable Butler Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Butler Bulldogs are 7-10-0 against the spread this season
The Butler Bulldogs are 7-10-0 against the over/under this year
Important DePaul Blue Demons Betting Trends
The DePaul Blue Demons are 8-7-0 against the spread this season
The DePaul Blue Demons are 8-6-1 against the over/under this year
Key Butler Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key DePaul Blue Demons Injuries
12/19/18 G Jalen Coleman-Lands Hand is out indefinitely
Kamar Baldwin comes into this game averaging 17.0 points per contest while playing 34.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 86%. Paul Jorgensen averages 13.1 points per contest in 28.1 minutes per game. He averages 1.6 assists per game and 3.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Max Strus scores 18.4 points per contest while playing 36.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 73%. Eli Cain averages 13.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 34.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.8 rebounds per game and has 4.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
Butler averages 73.2 points per contest, which is 196th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 6.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 151st. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 81st in the nation. They average 32.5 boards per contest and 14.0 assists per game, which ranks them 320th and 157th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 338th with 10.6 per game. The Bulldogs allow 66.9 points per contest, which is 75th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 229th and 174th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 132nd, and they allow 11.1 assists per game which puts them in 48th place in the country. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 191st in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
DePaul is 107th in the nation with 76.9 points per contest this season. They are 60th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 6.7. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 280th in the NCAA. They are 48th in D-1 in rebounding with 39.2 boards per contest and 83rd in assists per game with 15.1. The Blue Demons are 140th in turnovers per contest with 13.8. The Blue Demons give up 70.1 points per game, which ranks them 148th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 114th and 241st in those defensive statistics. They rank 159th with 12.9 dimes allowed per game and 56th with 32.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Blue Demons are 162nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per contest this year.
The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 109.8, which is ranked 70th. They are 324th in college basketball in pace with 66.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 118th. As a unit they are 121st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 101st in D-1. Butler is 320th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions.
DePaul is 141st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions. The Blue Demons have an offensive rating of 107.4, which is ranked 115th. They are 139th in D-1 in pace with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 119th. As a unit they are 130th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 267th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Butler/DePaul college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Butler -2.5
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