Xavier Musketeers vs Butler Bulldogs 2/12/2020 Predictions, Preview and Spread
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Xavier Musketeers vs Butler Bulldogs 2/12/2020 – An important Big East Conference play is all set to get underway as Xavier Musketeers take on Butler Bulldogs from Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. At one point, Butler Bulldogs were sitting at the top of the Big East League, the Bulldogs seemed unbeatable, but unfortunately, they have declined in their conference games. Xavier Musketeers were holding a decent record at the start, but eventually, they Musketeers fell behind the Bulldogs by one game in the Big East. Best sports betting websites have a detailed analysis of this game with their odds and picks.
Xavier Musketeers vs Butler Bulldogs 2/12/2020
The Xavier Musketeers are holding an overall record of 16-8 and they are 5-6 in conference play. In their last game, the Musketeers took out Providence Friars with a final score of 64-58. The musketeers were doing well, but they experienced their own rough patches in their league. The top scorer for the Musketeers is Naji Marshall holding an average of close to 16 points per game. When it comes to passing, Quentin Goodin is almost touching close to four assists per game.
Players to watch: N. Marshall F (23 GP 34.7 MIN 16 PTS 5.9 REB 3.6 AST 1.3 STL 0.4 BLK 3.1 TO 43 FG% 70.4 FT% 30 3PT %), T. Jones F (24 GP 27.1 MIN 13.5 PTS 11.1 REB 1.5 AST 0.9 STL 1.2 BLK 1.8 TO 54.4 FG% 58.6 FT% 0 3PT%), P. Scruggs G (23 GP 34.1 MIN 13.3 PTS 4.7 REB 2.8 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 2.8 TO 47.8 FG% 70.5 FT% 35.8 3PT%).
Butler Bulldogs dropped drastically to the seventh position in the Big East as they are 5-6 with their conference record. Overall, Butler is holding a record of 18-6. Every team in the Big East has won more than what they lost, but it’s the conference game that matters the most. The Big East has always been a tough challenge and Butler is struggling to maintain the pace. However, this might be an opportunity for the Bulldogs to get one step ahead.
Players to watch: K. Baldwin G (24 GP 31.6 MIN 16.3 PTS 4.5 REB 3 AST 1 STL 0.5 BLK 2.2 TO 41.5 FG% 87 FT% 32.1 3PT %), S. McDermott F (24 GP 32.5 MIN 11.8 PTS 6 REB 0.8 AST 0.7 STL 0.3 BLK 0.6 TO 50.3 FG% 87.5 FT% 42 3PT%), B. Nze F (24 GP 28.8 MIN 9.7 PTS 6.7 REB 1.3 AST 0.9 STL 0.7 BLK 1.9 TO 63.1 FG% 61.8 FT% 33.3 3PT%).
Xavier Musketeers vs Butler Bulldogs Betting Predictions
Xavier is 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Butler is 1-6-1 ATS in their last 8 games.
Xavier Musketeers vs Butler Bulldogs Betting Picks
Butler Bulldogs are playing this game at home and they will have a great opportunity to bounce back. Legal sports betting has predicted Butler to win this game with the home advantage.
Moneyline: Xavier Musketeers +175, Butler Bulldogs -190.
ATS: +4.5 is the ATS for the Musketeers and -4.5 is the ATS for the Bulldogs.
Totals: The total will go over 130.5 for the Musketeers and the total will go under 130.5 for the Bulldogs.
Score Prediction: 81-76, Butler.