|Game||Butler Bulldogs vs New Orleans Privateers|
|Date & Time||Saturday November 9, 2019, 7:00 PM (EST)|
Hinkle Fieldhouse Indianapolis, IN
BUT -19 Total 140
The New Orleans Privateers visit Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana on Saturday to play the Butler Bulldogs. The Privateers (1-0) opened the season with a 114-58 rout of Spring Hill on Tuesday. Bryson Robinson led the Privateers with 22 points, while Amari Haynes and Damion Rosser each scored 14 and Gerrale Gates added 13 with seven rebounds.
Butler (1-0) looked strong in its season opener with an 80-47 victory over IUPUI on Wednesday. Sean McDermott led the Bulldogs in the rout with 26 points, while Bryce Golden chipped in with 17 points and eight boards and Bryce Nze had 11 points and 11 boards. The Bulldogs pulled away in the second half outscoring IUPUI 44-21.
Bryson Robinson leads the Privateers in scoring with an average of 22.0 points per game. Gerrale Gates is the leading rebounder with an average of 7.0 per game, while Lamont Berzat is the assists leader with an average of 11.0 per game. Six players for New Orleans are scoring in double figures.
Butler is led in scoring by Sean McDermott with an average of 26.0 points per game. Aaron Thompson is the assists leader with an average of 9.0 per game, while Bryce Nze is third in scoring and the leading rebounder with averages of 11.0 points and 11.0 rebounds per game. Four players for the Bulldogs are averaging double figures in scoring.
Recent Betting Trends
- New Orleans is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 on the road
- The OVER has cashed in each of the Privateers last 6
- Butler is 0-4 ATS in its last 4 following a win ATS
- The OVER has cashed in 7 of the Bulldogs last 10
Both teams won in routs in their opening game of the season. This matchup should be close with Butler using its home court to its advantage to win, but New Orleans will keep it close enough to cover. The Privateers have covered the number in 5 of the last 7 on the road, while Butler has failed to cover 4 of its last 5 following a win straight up. Final Score Prediction, Butler Bulldogs win but fail to cover ATS 78-74.