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Butler Bulldogs vs Providence Friars 01/10/2020 Picks, Predictions and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Butler Bulldogs vs Providence Friars 01/10/2020 – An interesting and important Big East Conference play is all set to get underway as Butler Bulldogs take on Providence Friars. Butler Bulldogs are still topping the Big East League with a 14-1 overall record. The Bulldogs are 2-0 in conference play and are all set to take on Providence, who holds an overall record of 10-6. When it comes to conference games, the Friars are holding a 3-0 record. College basketball lines are out as these teams clash from Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island.
Butler Bulldogs vs Providence Friars 01/10/2020
Butler Bulldogs keeps winning every single game and they seem to stop at nothing with their impressive record this season. The Bulldogs are holding the 6th rank in the nation and they enter this game after smashing Creighton with a final score of 71-57. The Bulldogs have Kamar Baldwin as their leading shooter with an average of close to 15 points per game. When it comes to passing, Aaron Thompson is leading and averaging 5 plus assists per game.
Players to watch: K. Baldwin G (15 GP 29.1 MIN 14.7 PTS 4.3 REB 2.9 AST 0.9 STL 0.5 BLK 2.3 TO 41.3 FG% 86.7 FT% 34.8 3P %), S. McDermott F (15 GP 31.7 MIN 11.8 PTS 5.5 REB 1 AST 0.3 STL 0.1 BLK 0.3 TO 54.5 FG% 85.2 FT% 44.7 3P%), B. Nze F (15 GP 28.7 MIN 9.8 PTS 7.1 REB 1.3 AST 1 STL 0.6 BLK 1.7 TO 62.4 FG% 55.6 FT% 100 3P%).
Providence Friars are not a bad team since they hold a decent record this season, but defending Butler is going to be a tough choice despite playing this game at home. The good thing for Providence is that they are yet to lose a conference game. In their last outing, the Friars had a close game against Marquette as they won with a final score of 81-80. Providence has Alpha Diallo topping the shooting unit with an average of close to 14 points per game.
Players to watch: A. Diallo G (16 GP 32.4 MIN 13.6 PTS 8.9 REB 2.8 AST 2.1 STL 0.9 BLK 3.3 TO 40.9 FG% 56.5 FT% 24 3P %), D. Duke G (16 GP 30.1 MIN 11.8 PTS 4.3 REB 3.9 AST 1.1 STL 0.4 BLK 2 TO 41.6 FG% 81.1 FT% 46.8 3P%), L. Pipkins G (16 GP 26.8 MIN 9.3 PTS 2.9 REB 4.2 AST 1.4 STL 0.1 BLK 2.2 TO 33.1 FG% 96.6 FT% 33 3P%).
Butler Bulldogs vs Providence Friars Betting Predictions
Bulldogs are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games.
Providence is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Butler Bulldogs vs Providence Friars Betting Picks
Both teams are holding a decent record, but Providence Friars will not stand a chance against Butler Bulldogs in this game. The Bulldogs have some of the top betting sites backing them to win this game on the road.
Moneyline: A moneyline of -130 is set for Butler and a moneyline of +116 is set for Providence.
ATS: A -3 ATS is set for the Bulldogs and a +3 ATS is set for Providence.
Totals: A total will go over 126 for Butler and the total will go under 126 for Providence.
Score Prediction: 71-69, Butler Bulldogs.