Butler at Creighton: 3/6/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Creighton Bluejays (17-7) vs Butler Bulldogs (9-13)
Game Info: Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 5:00 pm (CHI Health Center Omaha)
Betting Odds: Creighton Bluejays -12.5 -- Over/Under: 133 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Butler Bulldogs and Creighton Bluejays face off on Saturday in a college basketball showdown at CenturyLink Center Omaha.
The Butler Bulldogs come into this game with a 9-13 record overall but the yahve won two games in a row. In the last game against Villanova the defense really stepped up giving up 61 points and that led to a 12 point victory. Butler on the season is averaging 63.1 points per game while their defense is giving up 66.7 points per game. Butler is shooting 41,1 percent from the field and 32.9 percent from behind the three point line. Butler is led by Chuck Harris who averages 12 points and shoots 39 percent from the field and 39.4 percent from deep.
On the other side of this matchup is the Creighton Bluejays who sit with a 17-7 record overall but they have lost two games in a row. In the last game against Villanova, the offense could only manage 60 points and that led to a 12 point defeat. Creighton on the season is averaging 77.8 points per game while their defense is giving up 68.9 points per game. Creighton is led by Marcus Zegarowski who averages 14.7 points and shoots 42.4 percent from the field and 38 percent from deep. In this game the offense is going to need to be good and they can’t let Butler get comfortable on that side of the ball.
The under is 7-2 in Butler’s last 9 road games. Butler is 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 road games.The under is 11-5-1 in Butler’s last 17 overall. The home team is 11-1 against the spread in the last 12 meetings.
Butler is going to slow down the pace of play in this game and that will lead to this game being very slow scoring. Back the under to cash with ease.