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Butler Bulldogs battle vs Valparaiso Crusaders highlights college odds menu

Valparaiso CrusadersButler Bulldogs
Dec 3, 2:00 PM | Hinkle Fieldhouse

Valparaiso Crusaders vs Butler Bulldogs Odds


Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Hinkle Fieldhouse Saturday as host Butler looks to handle the Valparaiso Crusaders in NCAAB action.

The Bulldogs bring a 4-3 record (0-4 ATS) to this tilt against the 5-2 Crusaders, who are 4-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Butler go 2-2 so far and the Crusaders go 3-2.

View Valparaiso vs Butler Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Bulldogs in this one, they're listed as 5.5-point favorites on the NCAAB betting menu for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 259 (Bulldogs) and the No. 19 (Crusaders) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 76-72 result in favor of the Crusaders has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Butler's No. 231-rated squad against Valparaiso's No. 90-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Butler rates No. 121 in the country with 6.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 227 nationally with 5.6 per match.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Valparaiso owns the country's No. 273-rated mark, allowing 78 points per game on the highway. Butler, on the other hand, rates No. 256 in scoring at home.

Valparaiso was an 80-47 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Ohio State. They failed to cover the 22.5–point spread as underdogs. The Crusaders were hammered by Ohio State on Friday, losing by an 80-47 final at Value City Arena in college basketball betting action.

Butler won its last outing, a 98-53 result against Oakland City on November 29. Butler cruised to victory on Tuesday, running Oakland City out of the gym and running up a 98-53 score at Hinkle Fieldhouse.

Valparaiso Crusaders Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing IUPU Fort Wayne are 6-3
After playing Ohio State are 0-2
After a loss are 7-3

Butler Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Xavier are 3-2
After a win are 7-3

A few Crusaders at Bulldogs trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Valparaiso's last 10 games on the road
Valparaiso is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Valparaiso is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Valparaiso is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Butler
Butler is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Valparaiso
Butler is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games at home
Butler is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Valparaiso
Butler is 18-4 SU in its last 22 games

Next up:
Valparaiso at IUPU Fort Wayne, Wednesday, December 7
Butler home to Xavier, Wednesday, December 7