Butler Bulldogs vs IUPUI Jaguars 11/06/2019 Predictions, Picks and Spread
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Butler Bulldogs vs IUPUI Jaguars 11/06/2019 – The Butler Bulldogs are on high hopes as they open the season facing the IOPUI Jaguars at the Hinkle Fieldhouse at 6:30 PM EST. The Bulldogs will seek their 14th postseason appearance this season while Jaguars would love to improve ton their first-round exit last year. Butler is expected to overwhelm their competition and owns a -19.5 over IUPUI according to National College Basketball Odds. The game can be watched in FS2.
Butler Bulldogs vs IUPUI Jaguars 11/06/2019
Sean McDermott is expected to lead the Bulldogs this season and in the two exhibition games they had in the preseason, he produced 23.5 points per game. Aside from that, he rained it from beyond the arc shooting 10 out of 16 in both games. Kamar Baldwin will give McDermott the support and will look to end his senior year with Butler in flying colors. Transferred from Milwaukee, Bryce Nze looks to provide the interior presence of the Bulldogs. 7-foot-1 Derrik Smits will also suit up for Butler. Jordan Tucker is also going to be a factor averaging 10.1 points per game. Over the years, Butler Bulldogs have won 20 consecutive opening games and they don’t look to stop right now.
Players to Watch Kamar Baldwin (17 PPG, 4.9 RPG, 3.1 APG, and 1.5 SPG), Sean McDermott (9.5 PPG, and 3.9 RPG), Aaron Thompson (6.3 PPG, 2.0 RPG, and 4.3 APG), Bryce Nze (12.0 PPG and 10.1 RPG).
There will be a new coach for this season for the Jaguars and they will run under interim Coach Byron Rimm II after Jason Gardner got arrested for DUI. Jaylen Minnet is expected to be the points leader of the team and he will be with the returning Elyjah Goss. Grand Weatherford will also suit up for the Jaguars and Marcus Burk will be coming in as a transferee. Burk is expected to help out in the scoring department after averaging 14.8 points in Campbell. Jamil Jackson Jr, Brandon Kenyon, and Jack Hansen will also suit up for the Jaguars this season.
Players to Watch Jaylen Minnett (12 PPG, 2.1 RPG, and 2.0 APG), Elyjah Goss (6.8 PPG and 6.3 RPG), Grand Weatherford (6.2 PPG, 3.0 RPG, 2.5 APG, and 1.2 APG), Marcus Burk (13.3 PPG, 3.8 RPG, 1.1 APG).
Butler Bulldogs vs IUPUI Jaguars Betting Predictions
Bulldogs are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
IUPUI is 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games.
Butler Bulldogs vs IUPUI Jaguars Betting Picks
Overpowering their opponents, Butler will be using their experience over the Jaguars. IUPUI has been playing decent but they seem to lack the firepower to bring down the Bulldogs. The Jaguars are distracted with their coaching situation but adjustments are expected with Bryan Rimm II at the helm.
Moneyline: Butler owns the money line of -0901 in this battle with IUPUI.
ATS: According to Betting College Today, Butler is expected to win at a very huge margin and have a-19.5 to cover the spread.
TOTALS: Butler is a no brainer to go over the TOTALS while IUPUI is under. Both teams are at 145.5.
Score Prediction: Butler is the overwhelming favorite to win this game against the Jaguars. It will be an outmatched game and expect the Bulldogs to win: 76-53 Bulldogs.