UConn vs Butler: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 9, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 9, 2021

The Butler Bulldogs (3-5) are only 3-point underdogs against the UConn Huskies (5-1) at Hinkle Fieldhouse on Saturday, January 9, 2021. The game tips at 4:00 PM ET on CBS Sports. The matchup has an over/under set at 128.5 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 9, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

UConn Betting Information

  • The Huskies have put together a 4-1 record against the spread this season.
  • The Huskies are 2-1 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 3-point favorite.
  • The Huskies and their opponents have gone over the set total in only 2 of 5 games this season (40%).

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

UConn Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
James Bouknight 6 20.3 5.3 1.7 1.5 0.3 1.8
R.J. Cole 6 9.7 2.0 4.0 1.2 0.0 1.8
Isaiah Whaley 6 9.3 7.0 1.3 0.7 2.3 0.2
Tyler Polley 5 8.4 3.2 0.6 0.4 0.4 1.6
Tyrese Martin 5 8.2 8.8 1.4 0.4 0.0 0.6
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Butler Betting Information

  • With a 2-4-1 record ATS, Butler has not consistently covered the spread this season.
  • The Bulldogs only hold a 1-2 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 3-point underdog.
  • Four of Butler’s seven games (57.1%) this season have been over the over/under.
  • The Bulldogs knocked off Georgetown 63-55 in their last contest on Wednesday. Chuck Harris racked up a team-high 18 points to lead the team to victory. They covered the spread as 5-point favorites, and the teams combined to fall short of the 139 point total.

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 8 13.5 4.4 1.3 0.4 0.3 2.9
Chuck Harris 8 12.0 2.9 2.8 0.9 0.1 1.9
Bryce Golden 7 9.9 5.3 1.1 0.7 0.4 0.0
Bryce Nze 8 8.9 6.8 2.0 0.5 0.8 0.5
Myles Tate 8 8.3 2.6 2.6 0.8 0.4 1.5

Total Facts

  • UConn and its opponents have gone over Saturday’s 128.5 total in three out of six games (50%) this season.
  • In Butler’s games this year, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Saturday’s matchup over/under in three out of eight matchups (37.5%).
  • Together, the two teams combine for 139.6 points per game, 11.1 points more than the over/under of 128.5 for this contest.
  • This game’s over/under is 3.6 fewer points than the 132.1 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • This season, the average total for Huskies games is 139 points, 10.5 more than the over/under of 128.5 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 4.3 points separates the average total points bet in Bulldogs games (132.8 points) and this game’s over/under (128.5 points).

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