Butler vs. Georgetown - 3/3/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Georgetown Hoyas (18-9) at Butler Bulldogs (21-8)
College Basketball: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Hinkle Fieldhouse)
The Line: Butler Bulldogs -3 -- Over/Under: 128.5 See the Latest Odds
The Butler Bulldogs and the Georgetown Hoyas face off on Tuesday at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Big East college basketball and Butler’s final home game of the season.
The Butler Bulldogs are 21-8 this season and they have won eight of their last 10 games. Butler is averaging 70.4 points and they are shooting 44.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 60.9 points and their opponents are shooting 41.4 percent. Kellen Dunham leads the Bulldogs averaging 17 points per game. Roosevelt Jones is averaging 13 points and 5.4 rebounds, Andrew Chrabascz is averaging 11.1 points, and Alex Barlow is averaging 8.7 points. Butler is 13-2 at home and 12-5 in the Big East.
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The Georgetown Hoyas are 18-9 this season and they have won eight of their last 12 games. Georgetown is averaging 71.7 points and they are shooting 45.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 65.3 points and their opponents are shooting 39.8 percent. D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera leads the Hoyas averaging 16 points per game. Joshua Smith is averaging 11.3 points and 6.2 rebounds, L.J. Peak is averaging 8.6 points, and Jabril Trawick is averaging 8.4 points. Georgetown is 4-4 on the road and 10-7 in the Big East.
Butler is 5-2 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread and 5-2 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Georgetown is 6-13 against the spread against the Big East, 5-2 against the spread following a loss, and 5-11-1 against the spread on the road against a team with a winning home record.
The total is set at 128.5 and I can see this one sliding over but it is a lean at best. My stronger play is on who will cover the spread and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.