NCAA Matchups  >>  Butler Bulldogs vs. Massachusetts Minutemen Preview 03/07/2013

The Butler Bulldogs and the Massachusetts Minutemen will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Mullins Center.
Odds aren't yet posted for this game, so check back later for the opening line and total.
Last time out for Butler, they were an 84-52 loser as they battled Virginia Commonwealth on the road. They failed to cover in the match as an 8-point underdog.
In their last action, Massachusetts was a 77-72 winner on the road against Xavier. They covered the 4-point spread as underdogs.
Butler:
Team record: 22-7 SU, 16-11 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road

When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Xavier are 4-3
After playing Virginia Commonwealth are 0-1
After a loss are 9-1

Massachusetts:
Team record: 18-9 SU, 12-15 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games
is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games

When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Rhode Island are 4-6
After playing Xavier are 4-6
After a win are 6-4


NEXT UP:
Butler home to Xavier, Saturday, March 9
Massachusetts at Rhode Island, Saturday, March 9