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Butler Bulldogs Visit Providence Friars in NCAA Basketball Betting Battle

Butler Bulldogs


Providence Friars
Saturday, March 07, 2015 12:00 PM ET
Dunkin Donuts Center

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Dunkin Donuts Center Saturday as the Providence Friars look to beat the odds vs the Butler Bulldogs in NCAA hoops betting action.

Butler Bulldogs vs Providence Friars Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Butler Bulldogs opened as 3-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

Butler Bulldogs vs Providence Friars Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Providence Friars bring a 21-9 record (16-10-3 ATS) to this tilt against the 21-9 Bulldogs, who are 17-12 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed Providence go 18-9 so far and the Butler Bulldogs go 11-17.

This game puts the Providence Friars, most recently No. 110 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Butler Bulldogs, who rate No. 42 in the latest survey.

How Butler Bulldogs vs Providence Friars Stats Matchup

The game also pits Providence's No. 67-ranked offense, averaging 70.6 PPG, against a Bulldogs defense that ranks No. 38 at 60.9 PPG. The Friars field goal percentage has averaged 44.73% so far, more than the Bulldogs marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.17% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Bulldogs got 15 points from Kameron Woods, but it was Georgetown that prevailed in a 60-54 final on Tuesday at Hinkle Fieldhouse.

Ben Bentil scored 21 points and helped out with 10 rebounds for Providence on Wednesday, leading the Friars to a 79-66 victory over Seton Hall at Prudential Center.

Butler Bulldogs vs Providence Friars Betting Odds Trends

Butler is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
Butler is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Butler's last 5 games
Butler is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Providence is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Providence's last 10 games
Providence is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games at home
Providence is 15-3 SU in its last 18 games at home