NCAA Matchups  >>  Temple Owls vs. Butler Bulldogs Preview 01/26/2013

 
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The Temple Owls and the Butler Bulldogs will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Hinkle Fieldhouse.
Oddsmakers currently have the Bulldogs listed as 7½-point favorites versus the Owls, while the game's total is sitting at 130½.
Temple was a 76-69 winner in their most recent outing at home against Pennsylvania. They failed to cover the 17-point spread as favorites.
In their last action, Butler was a 54-53 loser on the road against La Salle. They covered the 2.5-point spread as underdogs.
Temple:
Team record: 13-5 SU, 7-9 ATS

is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games on the road

When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Richmond are 7-3
After playing Pennsylvania are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

Butler:
Team record: SU, ATS

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games

When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Saint Louis are 1-1
After playing La Salle are 0-1
After a loss are 8-2


NEXT UP:
Temple home to Richmond, Wednesday, January 30
Butler at Saint Louis, Thursday, January 31