Butler Bulldogs vs Providence Friars 3/12/2020 Odds, NCAAB Picks and Predictions
Butler Bulldogs vs Providence Friars 3/12/2020 – An interesting Big East Conference play is all set to take place as Butler Bulldogs take on Providence Friars Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. Butler secured the fifth spot in their league and they are trailing Providence Friars who are sitting at the fourth position. Both teams have been battling within the top five spots and the top online sportsbooks are flourishing with picks and predictions. This is predicted to be a close game as the Bulldogs and Friars have a similar strategy.
Butler Bulldogs vs Providence Friars 3/12/2020
|When:||Thursday, March 12, 2:30 PM ET|
|Where:||Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York|
|TV:||FOX Sports 1|
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Butler Bulldogs have always been a threat in the Big East Conference play, but they are experiencing their own issues. The Bulldogs have an overall record of 22-9 and they are 10-8 in the Big East. In their last game, they defeated Xavier Musketeers with a final score of 72-71. The Bulldogs have Kamar Baldwin as their top scorer holding an average of close to 17 points per game. When it comes to passing the ball, Aaron Thompson has taken the lead with an average of close to five assists per game.
Players to watch: K. Baldwin G (31 GP 31.6 MIN 16.2 PTS 4.6 REB 3.3 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 2 TO 41.9 FG% 85 FT% 33.1 3PT%), S. McDermott F (31 GP 32.9 MIN 11.7 PTS 6.3 REB 1 AST 0.7 STL 0.4 BLK 0.7 TO 47.4 FG% 86.8 FT% 39.4 3PT%), B. Nze F (31 GP 28.7 MIN 9.2 PTS 6.6 REB 1.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.6 BLK 2 TO 62.9 FG% 59.7 FT% 40 3PT%).
Providence Friars are holding an overall record of 19-12 and they are 12-6 in conference play. The Friars did well to secure their position, but their real challenge will be getting past Creighton and Seton Hall. In their last game, the Friars smashed DePaul Blue Demons with a final score of 93-55. The top scorer for Providence is Alpha Diallo holding an average of close to 15 points per game. The Friars are currently on a six-game winning streak.
Players to watch: A. Diallo G (31 GP 32.7 MIN 14.1 PTS 7.8 REB 2.5 AST 1.5 STL 0.9 BLK 3 TO 41.4 FG% 63.2 FT% 31.3 3PT%), D. Duke G (31 GP 32.2 MIN 12 PTS 4.2 REB 3.1 AST 1.5 STL 0.4 BLK 2.2 TO 40.9 FG% 79.3 FT% 42 3PT%), L. Pipkins G (31 GP 26.5 MIN 10.8 PTS 2.9 REB 2.8 AST 1.3 STL 0.1 BLK 2 TO 36.6 FG% 90.2 FT% 32.8 3PT%).
Butler Bulldogs vs Providence Friars Betting Predictions
Butler is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Bulldogs are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against Providence.
Butler is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Providence.
Bulldogs are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games this season.
Butler is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Big East conference.
Providence is 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Providence’s last 7 games.
Friars are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Providence’s last 5 games against Butler.
Providence is 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
Butler Bulldogs vs Providence Friars Betting Picks
It’s time to place a bet on sports as this is all set to be an entertaining game. Based on each team’s previous performance, the Friars seem to have the upper hand in this game. Butler will struggle to get past the strong defensive unit of Providence.
Moneyline: A moneyline of -125 is out for Butler and a moneyline of +105 is out for Providence.
ATS: A spread of -1 is out for the Bulldogs, while the Friars hold a spread of +1.
Totals: The total is all set to go over 130 for the Bulldogs and the total is all set to go under 130 for the Friars.
Score Prediction: 71-67, Providence Friars.