|College Basketball Saint Louis vs. Butler Picks & Predictions for February 22, 2013|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Friday, 22 February 2013 15:51|
SLU vs. Butler Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed Butler as a 3-point favorite versus Saint Louis, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 124 points. The Bilikins are 20-5 overall and 9-2 in the Atlantic-10, while the Bulldogs are 22-5 and 9-3 in conference play.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Bulldogs opened as 2-point favorites versus the Bilikins, but the spread has been bet up to 2.5 or 3 at most sports books. The total, meanwhile, opened at 126 but has been bet down to 124.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 66% of college basketball public bettors currently favor Butler. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NCAA FREE PICK: Take the over. According to the latest college basketball trends, the over is 5-1 in the Bilikins’ last six games overall, 5-1 in their last six conference games and 7-2 in their last nine games on Friday night. The over is also 6-1 in the Bulldogs’ last seven Friday games, 10-3 in their last 13 games versus a team with a winning percentage above .600 and 5-2 in their last seven games after allowing less than 50 points in their previous contest. The Bilikins held the Bulldogs to only 58 points in the first meeting between these two teams but look for Butler to get better looks at the hoop and for both offenses to get into the 60s tonight.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL FREE PICK: SLU/BUTLER OVER 124