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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors Butler Bulldogs Over Providence Friars

The Providence Friars will try to cover the point spread at Dunkin Donuts Center on Saturday when they get a visit from the Butler Bulldogs in NCAA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the Providence Friars as 4-point underdogs on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

Butler Bulldogs vs Providence Friars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Providence Friars sport a record of 14-11 and 15-10 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Butler Bulldogs have 19-5 and 15-9 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 11-13-1 for the Providence Friars and 10-13-1 for the Butler Bulldogs.

The Friars - Bulldogs odds would favor the Bulldogs if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Providence is rated No. 199 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Butler is at No. 96.

Statistical Matchup

In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Providence's No. 242-rated squad against Butler's No. 247-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Providence rates No. 146 in the country with 7.32 per game, while their foes tonight, the Butler Bulldogs rank No. 121 nationally with 7.67 per match.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Andrew Chrabascz scored 21 points leading the Bulldogs to a 68-65 victory over Marquette at Bradley Center on Tuesday.

The Friars endured a 72-70 loss at the hands of the Pirates on Wednesday, despite a 19-point effort from Rodney Bullock at Prudential Center.

Betting Trends
  • Butler is 19-5 SU in its last 24 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Butler's last 5 games
  • Butler is 12-5 ATS in its last 17 games on the road
  • Butler is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Providence is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Providence is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Providence's last 5 games
  • Providence is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Butler home to St. John's, Wednesday, February 15th
Providence at Xavier, Wednesday, February 15th