The Georgetown Hoyas (14-10, 4-9 Big East), 11-point underdogs, will be at Hinkle Fieldhouse to meet the Butler Bulldogs (17-9, 7-6 Big East) in a Big East matchup. The game’s Over/Under (O/U) opened at 149 points and it can be seen on CBS Sports Network at 6:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, February 13, 2018.
Georgetown Hoyas at Butler Bulldogs Betting Odds
In their last matchup, the Bulldogs were beaten by the top-ranked Villanova Wildcats, 86-75, while the Hoyas won a close one over the Seton Hall Pirates, 83-80.
The Hoyas made 13 of their 18 free throws (72.2 percent) and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.565 (above their season average of 0.513). Butler, on the other hand, made 12 of their 29 three pointers (41.4 percent). Kamar Baldwin had a good game for Butler with 25 points. Georgetown rallied around Marcus Derrickson, who contributed 22 points and 18 rebounds.
Georgetown could have a difficult time creating turnovers. Butler ranks 26th in the NCAA at avoiding errors (turnover percentage of 16.0 percent), while Georgetown forces the 242nd-most turnovers (18.0 percent).
Hoyas games have typically gone under the total (55.0 percent). Georgetown comes into the contest with records of 14-10 straight up (SU) and 11-9-1 against the spread (ATS).
Contrary to Georgetown, games featuring the Bulldogs have typically gone over the O/U total (60.0 percent). Additionally, Butler owns records of 17-9 SU and 13-12 ATS.
In their first matchup this season, Baldwin led the Bulldogs to a 91-89 victory. He scored a game-high 31 points. Butler was unable to cover as a 4-point favorite and the two teams combined for 180 points, which was well over the projected point total of 144. The Bulldogs’ 12.6 turnover percentage was their biggest strength over the Hoyas, who had a mark of 20.7.