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Creighton Bluejays vs Butler Bulldogs Betting Matchup Report

Butler Bulldogs Creighton Bluejays
10-6 January 14, 2014, 09:07 | CenturyLink Center 14-2



The Creighton Bluejays will hit the floor running against the visiting Butler Bulldogs Tuesday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.

Creighton battles the Bulldogs, currently sitting with a 10-6 mark (8-6 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 5-9 for the Bluejays and 7-7 for the Bulldogs.

View Butler Bulldogs vs Creighton Bluejays Odds and Stats.

If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Bulldogs were listed as 13-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Bluejays at No. 4 and the Bulldogs at No. 67 heading into this contest.

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Butler lost its last outing, a 70-67 result against Georgetown on January 11. They failed to cover in that game as a 3-point favorite. The Bulldogs endured a 70-67 loss at the hands of the Hoyas on Saturday, despite a 21-point effort from Kellen Dunham at Hinkle Fieldhouse.

Creighton won its last outing, a 95-89 result against Xavier on January 12. They failed to cover in that game as an 8.5-point favorite. Doug McDermott went off for 35 points and added 7 rebounds for good measure, leading Creighton to a 95-89 win over Xavier on Sunday at CenturyLink Center.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Creighton's No. 96-rated squad against Butler's No. 86-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Creighton rates No. 1 in the country with 11.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 121 nationally with 6.25 per match.

A few Bulldogs at Bluejays trends to consider:
Butler is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Butler is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
Butler is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Butler's last 5 games
Creighton is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games
Creighton is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Creighton's last 7 games
Creighton is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home


Next up:
Butler home to Marquette, Saturday, January 18th
Creighton at Providence, Saturday, January 18th