Butler Bulldogs vs. DePaul Blue Demons: 2/6/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 6, 2021

The Butler Bulldogs (5-10) are 6.5-point favorites as they try to stop a three-game losing streak when they host the DePaul Blue Demons (3-7) on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at Hinkle Fieldhouse. The game airs at 12:00 PM ET on FS1. The point total in the matchup is set at 130.5.

Betting Information

Butler vs DePaul Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Butler -6.5 -110 -110 130.5 -115 -105 -288 232

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Computer picks for Butler vs DePaul
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
DePaul (+6.5) Over (130.5) Butler 69 DePaul 67

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Total Facts

  • The Bulldogs and their opponents have scored no less than 130.5 points — this matchup’s over/under — in six of 15 outings (40%) this year.
  • In seven of 10 games (70%) this year, DePaul and its opponents have combined to score at least 130.5 points.
  • These two teams average a combined 131.8 points per game, 1.3 more points than the total of 130.5 set for this matchup.
  • The Bulldogs and the Blue Demons have seen their opponents average a combined 8.9 more points per game than the over/under of 130.5 set in this outing.
  • The average point total for Bulldogs games this year is 0.5 less points than the over/under of 130.5 in this matchup.
  • The average total for Blue Demons games this year is 10.7 more points than the point total of 130.5 in this outing.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Bulldogs average 9.4 fewer points per game (62.7) than the Blue Demons allow (72.1).
  • Butler is 0-1 overall and 0-0 against the spread when scoring more than 72.1 points.
  • DePaul is 1-6 overall and 3-4 against the spread when allowing more than 62.7 points.
  • The Blue Demons put up an average of 69.1 points per game, only 1.8 more points than the 67.3 the Bulldogs give up.
  • DePaul has put together a 3-3 overall record and a 4-0 ATS record in games it scores more than 67.3 points.
  • Butler’s record is 0-5 overall and 1-4 against the spread when it allows more than 69.1 points to its opponents.
  • The Bulldogs have a -70-point scoring differential on the season (-4.6 per game). The Blue Demons have also been out-scored by opponents on average this year (-30 total points, -3 per game).

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Butler Betting Information

  • The Bulldogs have struggled somewhat against the spread this season, posting a 6-8-1 record.
  • When favored by at least 6.5 points, the Bulldogs have struggled to a 0-2 record ATS this season.
  • Butler has more often than not combined with its adversaries to fall short of the over, doing so 6 times in 15 contests (40%).

DePaul Betting Information

  • DePaul’s record against the spread is 5-5.
  • The Blue Demons have fared well as a 6.5-point underdog, going 2-0 against the spread when they are at least 6.5-point underdogs.
  • DePaul has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 20% of matchups this year (2 out of 10 chances).

Head to Head

Butler vs DePaul (Last 3 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/19/2021 DePaul -2 134 -133 +110 Regular Season 67-53 BUTLER
2/29/2020 Butler -8 134.5 -404 +297 Regular Season 60-42 BUTLER
1/18/2020 Butler -3.5 129 -176 +139 Regular Season 79-66 DEPAUL

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Butler Leaders

  • Jair Bolden leads the Bulldogs in scoring, tallying 12.6 points per game to go with 3.7 rebounds and 0.9 assists.
  • Bryce Nze is the Bulldogs leading rebounder, grabbing 8.2 per game, while Aaron Thompson is their best passer, distributing 3.7 assists in each contest.
  • Bolden’s 2.9 made threes per game lead the Bulldogs.
  • The Butler steals leader is Myles Tate, who averages 1.0 steal per game, while its blocks leader is Nze, who compiles 0.5 rejections per contest.

DePaul Leaders

  • The Blue Demons’ Charlie Moore averages enough points (14.7 per game) and assists (4.2 per game) to sit atop the team’s leaderboards.
  • Darious Hall is at the top of the DePaul rebounding leaderboard with 6.2 rebounds per game. He also racks up 7.3 points and tacks on 1.6 assists per game.
  • Moore leads the Blue Demons in three-point shooting with an average of 1.8 made threes per game.
  • DePaul’s leader in steals is Javon Freeman-Liberty (1.5 per game), and its leader in blocks is Nick Ongenda (1.6 per game).
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