Providence Friars vs Butler Bulldogs 2/1/2020 Odds, Predictions and Spread
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Providence Friars vs Butler Bulldogs 2/1/2020 – The Butler Bulldogs have proven that coming to their court at the Hinkie Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. This time around they are hosting the Providence Friars this coming Saturday, February 1. Fox Sports 1 will air the game live at 2 pm Eastern Time while SofaScore is the place to be to catch the online live stream. The Friars is on a three-game losing streak and How To Bet On Basketball Games see them as the huge underdogs in this match against the Bulldogs.
Providence Friars vs Butler Bulldogs 2/1/2020
Providence Friars are on a three-game losing streak and lost their fourth in five games. The only victory they had was against the St. John’s Red Storm. Since then they have lost to the Creighton Bluejays, Seton Hall Pirates and the latest were against the Villanova Wildcats. This should be a game that they should try to get to get their confidence up against. It was hard to think that the Friars are in this kind of situation right now since they have won four straight games from December 21 to January 7. Diallo is the leading scorer of the team and much is expected from him along with Duke and Watson.
Players to watch: A. Diallo G (21 GP 31.7 MIN 13.3 PTS 8 REB 2.4 AST 1.8 STL 0.9 BLK 3.1 TO 39.4 FG% 57 FT% 25.4 3P%), D. Duke G (21 GP 31.7 MIN 12.7 PTS 4.5 REB 3.6 AST 1.4 STL 0.3 BLK 2.1 TO 40.9 FG% 80.2 FT% 45.1 3P%), N. Watson C (17 GP 19.2 MIN 9.8 PTS 4.5 REB 0.6 AST 0.8 STL 0.7 BLK 1 TO 51.5 FG% 54.2 FT% 0 3P%)
The Bulldogs are now looking to even the score after losing three straight games from January 15-21. They have won against the Marquette Golden Eagles in overtime and their latest was against Georgetown Hoyas. Baldwin has bee the best player on this team and scouts are keeping an eye on this player as he has provided the Bulldogs with 16 points, 4.3 rebounds and 3 assists per night. He is getting help from McDermott who is doing 11.9 points and six rebounds per game while Nze is 9.3 points and 7 rebounds per outing. A win here would cancel out their three-game losing streak and replace it with by winning three straight.
Players to watch: K. Baldwin G (21 GP 30.8 MIN 16 PTS 4.3 REB 3 AST 1 STL 0.6 BLK 2.2 TO 41.6 FG% 86.4 FT% 31.5 3P%), S. McDermott F (21 GP 32.1 MIN 11.9 PTS 6 REB 0.9 AST 0.5 STL 0.2 BLK 0.7 TO 50.3 FG% 84.1 FT% 42.3 3P%), B. Nze F (21 GP 28.2 MIN 9.3 PTS 7 REB 1.5 AST 0.9 STL 0.7 BLK 1.9 TO 61.9 FG% 60.9 FT% 50 3P%).
Providence Friars vs Butler Bulldogs Betting Predictions
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Providence’s last 6 games.
Butler is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Providence Friars vs Butler Bulldogs Betting Picks
The Friars are the big underdogs in this game as seen by Sportsbook while the Bulldogs are expected to take in the victory at home. It will be a long night for the Friars as this team has a 12-1 record in their home court.
Moneyline: Being the much-favored team, Bulldogs are -335 on the ML while the Friars are +275.
Spread: It is a wide 9.5 points across the spread that is given for this game. Gonzaga sits on -9.5 while Providence is on the far side with +9.5.
Total: The total predicted for both teams to reach is at 129 points. Friars are the team going under while the Bulldogs are under.
Score Prediction: 71-60, Bulldogs.