Georgetown vs. Butler - 1/17/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Butler Bulldogs (13-5) at Georgetown Hoyas (11-5)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 5:00 pm (Verizon Center)
The Line: Georgetown Hoyas -4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Fox Sports 1
The Georgetown Hoyas and the Butler Bulldogs face off on Saturday in the MCI Center in Big East college basketball action.
The Georgetown Hoyas are 11-5 this season and they have won three of their last four games. Georgetown is averaging 72.2 points and they are shooting 46.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 65.3 points and their opponents are shooting 39.4 percent. D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera is averaging 15 points per game to lead the Hoyas. Joshua Smith is averaging 12.6 points and 6.5 rebounds, L.J. Peak is averaging 9.7 points, and Jabrii Trawick is averaging 8.1 points. Georgetown is 8-1 at home this season.
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Butler is 13-5 this season and he has won three of his last four games. Butler is averaging 71.3 points and they are shooting 44.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 60.2 points and their opponents are shooting 41.2 percent. Kellen Dunham leads the Bulldogs averaging 16.8 points per game. Roosevelt Jones is averaging 12.2 points and 5.8 rebounds, Andrew Chrabascz is averaging 9.8 points, and Alex Barlow is averaging 8.5 points. Butler is 3-2 on the road this season.
Georgetown is 11-5 against the spread in their last 16 home games, 1-4 against the spread in their last five games, and 1-7 against the spread against the Big East. Butler is 7-2 against the spread against the Big East, 5-2 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 5-2 against the spread in their last seven games.
This one should be tight and we are gong to be glad to have the points as this one winds down