Providence hosts Butler today
PROVIDENCE, RI (TheSpread) – No. 23 Providence looks to move past No. 21 Butler in the Big East standings when the two meet today at Noon ET.
Providence is 21-9 on the season, 11-6 in the Big East, 13-3 at home and 16-10 against the spread. Butler is 21-9 on the season, 11-6 in the Big East, 6-4 on the road and 16-12 against the spread. Providence has won and covered in all three meetings with Butler over the last two seasons, including a 66-62 win at Butler on Jan. 6. These two have hit the under in two of their three meetings.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Providence is the slight favorite at home, as the Friars are getting odds of -3 points against the Bulldogs. The over/under total has yet to be set.
Butler is coming off a loss to Georgetown at home. The Bulldogs are just 3-3 overall in their last six games while going 2-5 against the spread in their last seven. The Bulldogs have hit the under in five straight. Providence has won its last two games and covered the spread in three of its last four coming into today. The Friars have hit the over in eight of their last 10.