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Youngstown State Penguins vs Butler Bulldogs Betting Line and Trends Report

Hinkle Fieldhouse will host Youngstown State Penguins vs Butler Bulldogs action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for those betting on NCAA basketball odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the Butler Bulldogs as -26.5-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

Youngstown State Penguins vs Butler Bulldogs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Butler Bulldogs are 7-2 so far on the season, and 5-3 ATS vs the number. The Youngstown State Penguins, meanwhile, are 2-7 and 0-5-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Butler go 3-5 and the Youngstown State Penguins go 3-3 on betting totals.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 114-rated Butler Bulldogs and the No. 313-ranked Youngstown State Penguins, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Butler's No. 194 nationally ranked offense (71.43 points per game) against a Youngstown State Penguins defense that sits as the No. 244 at 82.12 PPG. The Butler Bulldogs have been averaging 44.6% from the field, more than the Penguins have managed so far this season (44.13% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Youngstown State got 23 points from Braun Hartfield but lost anyway, 89-73, to DePaul on Saturday at Wintrust Arena.

Kelan Martin scored 29 points and added 11 rebounds for a double-double, leading Butler over Utah, 81-69, on Tuesday at Hinkle Fieldhouse.

Betting Trends
  • Youngstown State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Youngstown State is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Youngstown State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Youngstown State's last 13 games on the road
  • Butler is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Butler is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Butler's last 5 games
  • Butler is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Youngstown State at Idaho State, Monday, December 18th
Butler at Purdue, Saturday, December 16th

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