Cincinnati Bearcats vs. Butler Bulldogs - 12/2/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Butler Bulldogs (4-1) at Cincinnati Bearcats (7-0)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Fifth Third Arena)
The Line: Cincinnati Bearcats -6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The 17th ranked Cincinnati Bearcats will host the dangerous Butler Bulldogs.
Cincinnati has started the season 7-0 and are looking like a really good team. Their most recent win was against a good George Washington team 61-56. Through the seven games the leading scorer of the Bearcats is Farad Cobb who is averaging 11.6 points per game and 1.6 rebounds and 1.7 assists. Troy Caupain is averaging 10.6 points per game and 2.4 rebounds and 3.9 assists. Octavius Ellis is averaging 10.0 points per game with 7.4 rebounds. The Bearcats have been unstoppable and now they will face a good Butler team.
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The Butler Bulldogs currently have a 4-1 record and have been one of the best scoring teams in the nation. Their most recent win was a 89-73 victory over SIU Edwardsville. In that game the Bulldogs leading scorer was Kellen Dunam who scored 32 points and 6 rebounds. Through 5 games this season the leading scorer of this high powered offense has been Kellen Dunham who is averaging 21.2 points per game and 2.2 rebounds and 1.8 assists. Second on the team is Roosevelt Jones who is scoring 13.2 points per game and 8.6 rebounds and 5.6 assists. Butler will have a tough test on the road at Cincinnati.
The Butler Bulldogs are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 road games. The Bulldogs are 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 road games vs. a team with a winning home record. Cincinnati is 36-16-1 against the spread in their last 53 Wednesday games. The Bearcats are 5-16 against the spread in their last 21 games vs. the Big East.
The Butler Bulldogs can put points on the board no matter who they are facing. Cincinnati isnt known to put up alot of points but play good defense. I think Butler has a good chance to win this game because of their offense. Take Butler and the points here.