UConn Huskies vs Butler Bulldogs Odds & Info
|Game||UConn Huskies vs Butler Bulldogs|
|Date & Time||Tuesday January 18, 2022, 7:00 PM (EST)|
XL Center Hartford, CT
CONN -12.5 ; O/U 126.5
The Butler Bulldogs XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut on Tuesday to play the UConn Huskies in a Big East Conference showdown. Butler dropped to 9-7 overall and 2-3 in the Big East following its 82-42 loss to Villanova on Saturday. Butler trailed 39-23 at the half and never threatened after the break. Chuck Harris was the leading scorer for Butler with 15 points. Butler shot only 30.8% overall and was outrebounded 35-21.
Chuck Harris is leading the Butler in scoring with an average of 10.5 points per game, while Bryce Golden is the second leading scorer and leading rebounder with averages of 9.8 points and 4.0 rebounds per game. Aaron Thompson is the leader in assists with an average of 4.1 assists per game. Butler is scoring an average of 62.6 points per game, while shooting 42.2% overall and 32.0% from 3-point territory.
UConn improved to 11-4 overall and 2-2 in the Big East with its 86-78 victory against St. John’s in overtime on Wednesday. The leading scorer for UConn was Adama Sanogo with 26 points. Sanogo also grabbed 18 rebounds and blocked six shots. UConn has alternated between wins and losses in each of its last six.
RJ Cole is leading UConn in scoring and assists with averages of 16.4 points and 4.9 assists per game, while Andre Jackson is the leading rebounder with an average of 7.7 rebounds per game. UConn has three players averaging double-figures in scoring and as a team is scoring an average of 80.3 points per game while shooting 44.3% overall and 36.2% from 3-point territory.
Recent Betting Trends
- Butler is 2-5 ATS in its last 7
- The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Bulldogs last 7
- UConn is 3-2 ATS in its last 5
- The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Huskies last 5
Free NCAAB Pick:
While the OVER is a solid choice, the play here is UConn. The Huskies are scoring an average of 80.3 points per game and shoot 44.3% overall and an above-average 36.2% from three-point territory. The UConn defense is holding opponents to an average of 65.2 points per game and 39.2% shooting which is 27th in the nation. Butler struggles to score as the Bulldogs are scoring an average of only 62.6 points per and have failed to cover the number in five of the last seven. Final Score Prediction, UConn Huskies win and cover ATS 70-54.