Presbyterian Blue Hose at Butler Bulldogs Free Prediction


Don’t expect a fast-paced game when the Presbyterian Blue Hose (6-5) head to Butler to take on the Bulldogs (7-3). The game begins at 8:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 18, 2018.

Presbyterian Blue Hose vs. Butler Bulldogs Betting Odds

In their last game, the Bulldogs dismantled the Miami (OH) RedHawks, 90-68, while the Blue Hose lost to the Charleston Cougars, 85-73.

Butler dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had a free throw rate of 0.207 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 46.2. For those same stats, Miami (OH) recorded marks of 0.095 and 23.5, respectively. Presbyterian, meanwhile, had a better effective field goal percentage (0.492 vs. 0.457). Butler was led by Paul Jorgensen, who put up 17 points and seven rebounds. Meanwhile, Francois Lewis fueled Presbyterian with 24 points.

Jorgensen and Kamar Baldwin have been playing well over the last five games for Butler. Jorgensen has averaged 0 points, while Baldwin has recorded 0 points a game during that span.

The high-octane offense of Butler will square off against the porous defense of Presbyterian. The Bulldogs currently rank 35th in offensive efficiency, while the Blue Hose are 261st in defensive efficiency. The Bulldogs figure to have the edge on that end of the court.

Presbyterian Blue Hose at Butler Bulldogs Pick

College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Butler, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Butler ranks 19th in assists allowed per game (10.0) while Presbyterian ranks 130th (12.2).
  • The Blue Hose allow the 22nd-fewest steals per game (4.9) while the Bulldogs rank 29th (5.2).
  • The Bulldogs rank 50th in rebounds allowed per game (32.6) while the Blue Hose rank 135th (37.8).
  • Butler ranks 54th in three pointers attempted per game (25.6) while Presbyterian ranks 95th in three pointers allowed per game (24.5).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Bulldogs\u2019 average margin of victory in their last five games has been 15.2, up from 11.0 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Blue Hose have scored an average of 83.8 points per game (0.1 below their season average) and allowed an average of 66.0 points per game (4.7 below their season average).