Butler vs Marquette: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 17, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 17, 2021

The Marquette Golden Eagles are expected to extend a three-game losing streak when they visit the Butler Bulldogs as  underdogs at 6:30 PM ET on Wednesday, February 17 at Hinkle Fieldhouse. The game airs on FS1. The matchup has an over/under of .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 17, 2021, 2:14 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Butler Betting Information

  • Butler has managed to cover the spread in less than half its games this season, putting together a record of 7-9-1 against the spread.
  • When favored by at least 2 points, the Bulldogs are 2-3 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • Only 8 of 17 Butler games this season (47.1%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.
  • The Bulldogs fell to Georgetown 78-63 and failed to cover the spread as 2-point underdogs, while hitting the over on the 133 point total in their last outing on Saturday. Chuck Harris scored a team-high 12 points in the loss.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Butler Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jair Bolden 18 11.2 3.7 0.9 0.4 0.2 2.7
Aaron Thompson 13 10.8 2.6 4.8 1.2 0.2 0.1
Chuck Harris 17 10.8 2.1 1.9 0.9 0.1 1.8
Bryce Nze 18 10.7 7.7 1.9 0.7 0.5 0.7
Bryce Golden 17 9.1 4.4 1.0 0.6 0.2 0.4

Marquette Betting Information

  • Marquette holds a losing record ATS this season, covering six times and failing to cover 13 times.
  • When they play as at least a 2-point underdog, the Golden Eagles tend to come up short with only a 3-7 record against the spread.
  • The Golden Eagles and their opponents have typically not covered the total points bet this season, only claiming the over in 42.1% (8) of their 19 games played.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Marquette Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
D.J. Carton 21 12.9 3.6 3.4 1.2 0.3 1.4
Dawson Garcia 21 12.6 6.7 0.8 0.3 0.5 1.0
Koby McEwen 21 12.0 3.9 3.0 0.8 0.3 1.6
Jamal Cain 21 9.9 5.8 1.1 0.9 0.2 1.4
Theo John 21 8.3 5.8 1.4 0.7 1.8 0.1

Total Facts

  • Butler’s games this year have gone over the point total for Wednesday’s matchup (129.5 points) in eight out of 18 opportunities (44.4% of matchups).
  • In Marquette’s games this year, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Wednesday’s matchup over/under in 15 out of 21 matchups (71.4%).
  • The point total for the contest of 129.5 is 4.3 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Bulldogs (63.7 points per game) and the Golden Eagles (70.1 points per game).
  • These two teams give up a combined 138.2 points per game, 8.7 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • This season, the average total for Bulldogs games is 131.4 points, 1.9 more than the over/under of 129.5 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 11.1 points separates the average total points bet in Golden Eagles games (140.6 points) and this game’s over/under (129.5 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/2/2021 Marquette Marquette -3.5 128 -167 +137 Regular Season 70-67 MARQ
2/9/2020 Marquette Marquette -4 140.5 -189 +153 Regular Season 76-57 MARQ
1/24/2020 Butler Butler -6.5 134.5 -298 +234 Regular Season 89-85 BUTLER

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