Xavier Musketeers vs Butler Bulldogs 01/07/2022 Odds, Picks and Predictions
Xavier Musketeers vs Butler Bulldogs 01/07/2022 – The Xavier Musketeers and Butler Bulldogs are all set to clash in an anticipated Big East Conference game. The Musketeers will take the road in this game to square off at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. Xavier is currently at the fifth spot in the Big East Conference and the Bulldogs are two spots below at the seventh. Both teams will enter this game with a losing record. The Musketeers and the Bulldogs have split their two conference games and are 1-1 in the Big East.
Xavier Musketeers vs Butler Bulldogs 01/07/2022
|When:||Friday, January 7, 8:30 PM ET|
|Where:||Hinkle Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana|
|Xavier Musketeers||-5.5 (-107)||130.5 o (-107)||-333|
|Butler Bulldogs||+5.5 (-107)||130.5 u (-107)||+225|
— Butler Basketball (@ButlerMBB) January 7, 2022
The Xavier Musketeers won 11 of their 13 games on the season and are right behind the Creighton Bluejays. The Musketeers dropped their last game against the Villanova Wildcats with a final score of 71-58. Four of their offensive players are scoring in double digits. The leader in scoring is Nate Johnson with 13.2 points per game. Out of their last 10 games, the Musketeers managed to win eight. The Musketeers are a strong team and they have a good chance to get to the top of the Big East Conference.
Players to watch: N. Johnson G (GP 13, MIN 27.6, PTS 13.2, REB 3.4, AST 1.2, STL 0.7, BLK 0.4, TO 1.6, FG% 48.3, FT% 70.4, 3P% 45.8), J. Nunge F (GP 13, MIN 22.8, PTS 12.5, REB 7.3, AST 0.5, STL 0.6, BLK 1.5, TO 1, FG% 54, FT% 75.4, 3P% 27.6), C. Jones G (GP 12, MIN 29.8, PTS 11.5, REB 8.2, AST 2.6, STL 1.5, BLK 0.6, TO 2, FG% 51.1, FT% 71.4, 3P% 34.6).
The Butlers Bulldogs won eight of their 13 overall games on the season. The Bulldogs are trailing the Connecticut Huskies by a couple of games. Butler dropped their last game against the Seton Hall Pirates with a final score of 71-56. Butler’s offense struggled as they failed to find the net against Seton Hall’s powerful defense. Bryce Golden was the bright spot for the Bulldogs with 19 points and four rebounds. Chuck Harris is the leading scorer for the Bulldogs with an average of 10.2 points per game.
Players to watch: C. Harris G (GP 11, MIN 28.5, PTS 10.6, REB 3.5, AST 2.2, STL 0.4, BLK 0.2, TO 2.1, FG% 33.9, FT% 75, 3P% 31.7), J. Taylor G (GP 13, MIN 28.8, PTS 10.5, REB 2.9, AST 1.5, STL 0.8, BLK 0.3, TO 1.8, FG% 41.2, FT% 80, 3P% 26.7), B. Golden F (GP 13, MIN 23.3, PTS 9.7, REB 4.2, AST 0.6, STL 0.5, BLK 0.3, TO 2.1, FG% 61.7, FT% 65.5, 3P% 35).
Xavier Musketeers vs Butler Bulldogs Betting Predictions
Xavier are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games.
Musketeers are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games.
Xavier are 14-6 ATS in their last 20 games against Butler.
Xavier are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games against Butler.
Musketeers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games on the road.
Butler are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Butler’s last 12 games.
Butler are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Butler’s last 6 games against Xavier.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Butler’s last 7 games at home.
Xavier Musketeers vs Butler Bulldogs Betting Picks
Summary: The Bulldogs are still trying to find their strength and the competition in the Big East has always been tough. The NCAA basketball predictions 2022 has turned towards the Musketeers to win this game with ease.
Moneyline: The ML for the Musketeers is -333 and the ML for the Bulldogs is +225.
ATS: The spread allocated for Xavier is -5.5 (-107) and the spread allocated for the Bulldogs is +5.5 (-107).
Totals: Look for the total to go over 130.5 (-107) for Xavier and the same to go under for Butler.
Score Prediction: 83-75, Musketeers win.