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Butler Bulldogs Host the Providence Friars in NCAA College Basketball Action

Providence Friars

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Butler Bulldogs
Tuesday, January 06, 2015 9:00 PM ET
Hinkle Fieldhouse

The Butler Bulldogs will look to boost their win total and cover the point spread when they tip off against the Providence Friars at Hinkle Fieldhouse on Tuesday in NCAA hoops betting.

Providence Friars vs Butler Bulldogs Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to side with the Butler Bulldogs to cover the point spread in this one found them as -7-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Providence Friars vs Butler Bulldogs Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Providence Friars have watched them go 11-4 and 7-4-3 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Butler Bulldogs are at 11-4 and 9-5 ATS. In totals betting, the Butler Bulldogs are 5-8, while the Providence Friars have a 8-4 mark.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 18 (Butler) and the No. 108 (Providence) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

How Providence Friars vs Butler Bulldogs Stats Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Butler's No. 100-ranked scoring average of 70.33 PPG, against a Providence Friars defense rated No. 81 and allowing 62 PPG. The Butler Bulldogs FG% has averaged 44.7% to date this season, less than the Providence Friars shooters have managed so far (45.34% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

LaDontae Henton went off for 28 points and added 5 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Marquette handed Providence a 75-66 defeat at Bradley Center.

Kellen Dunham went off for 28 points and added 4 rebounds, leading Butler over St. John's, 73-69, on Saturday at Carnesecca Arena.

Providence Friars vs Butler Bulldogs Betting Odds Trends

Providence is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Providence is 6-2-1 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Butler is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Butler's last 6 games
Butler is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Providence home to Georgetown, Saturday, January 10th
Butler at Xavier, Saturday, January 10th

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