Georgetown Hoyas at Butler Bulldogs Betting Prediction 02/13/18

 
Tuesday, 02/13/2018 at 06:30 pm GEORGETOWN (15-10) at BUTLER (17-10)
Expanded Matchup Game Center Bet Now Results Offensive Statistics Defensive Statistics
Teams Line PF PA SU ATS O/U/P FG% FT% 3PT% FG% FT% 3PT%
513GEORGETOWN 149 78.7 74.2 15-10 12-9-1 10-11-0 45.8% 77.2% 35.8% 42.5% 72.6% 32.7%
514BUTLER -11 80.3 72.8 17-10 13-13-0 16-10-0 47.7% 78% 36.1% 45.1% 73.7% 37.6%

Last Updated: 2018-02-13

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.

Georgetown Hoyas vs. Butler Bulldogs Free Pick

Free Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Butler, ATS Winner – Georgetown, O/U – Over

Notes

Betting Notes:

Georgetown ranks 23rd in rebounds per game (39.5) while Butler ranks 198th (34.3).

The Bulldogs average 14.7 assists per game, which ranks 101st in the nation. The Hoyas rank 196th in assists allowed per game (14.5).

Georgetown ranks 70th in blocks per game (4.0) while Butler ranks 103rd in blocks allowed per game (3.4).

The Bulldogs rank 31st in steals allowed per game (5.1) while the Hoyas rank 204th (7.4).

Butler ranks 108th in three pointers allowed per game (20.9) while Georgetown ranks 240th (24.7).

Butler is 10-3 ATS at home, while Georgetown is 6-1-1 ATS on the road.

The total has gone over in 10 of the Bulldogs’ 13 home games, while 4 of the Hoyas’ 8 road games have gone over.

Bettings Trends:

The Hoyas are 4-1 ATS over their last five games, while the Bulldogs are 3-2.

In their last five games, Georgetown has 4 overs and 1 under, while Butler has 3 overs and 2 unders.

During their last five games, the Hoyas have scored an average of 78.6 points per game (0.2 above their season average) and allowed an average of 81.6 points per game (7.7 above their season average).

The Bulldogs’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 10.4, up from 8.0 for the season.

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