Butler vs. Georgetown - 2/2/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Georgetown Hoyas (13-9) at Butler Bulldogs (14-7)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Hinkle Fieldhouse)
The Line: Butler Bulldogs -6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Georgetown Hoyas and Butler Bulldogs meet Tuesday night at the Hinkle Fieldhouse.
The Georgetown Hoyas look for consistency after splitting their last eight games. The Georgetown Hoyas are averaging 73.3 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 68.9 points on 38.9 percent shooting. D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera is averaging 16.4 points and 4.4 assists while L.J. Peak is averaging 10.3 points and 3.1 rebounds. Isaac Copeland is dishing 2.1 assists and Bradley Hayes is grabbing 6.8 rebounds. The Georgetown Hoyas are shooting 35.5 percent from beyond the arc and 76 percent from the free throw line. The Hoyas are allowing 34.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game. The Georgetown Hoyas have split their last 10 road games.
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The Butler Bulldogs need a nice win after losing six of their last nine games. The Butler Bulldogs are averaging 80.9 points on 47.2 percent shooting and allowing 69.5 points on 41.6 percent shooting. Kellen Dunham is averaging 16.2 points and 1.2 assists while Kelan Martin is averaging 14.8 points and 6.2 rebounds. Roosevelt Jones is dishing 4.6 assists and Andrew Chrabascz is grabbing 4.4 rebounds. The Butler Bulldogs are shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc and 73.6 percent from the free throw line. The Bulldogs are allowing 32.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38 rebounds per game. The Butler Bulldogs have won 12 of their last 16 home games.
The Hoyas are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games following a straight up loss and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Tuesday games. The Bulldogs are 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a straight up loss and 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The road team is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
Butler is in must-win situations if it hopes to sneak into the NCAA Tournament. This losing skid is not good for the Bulldogs. The Hoyas have been hit and miss this season. I'll side with the home team and reasonable number.