Jaguars vs. Bulldogs Prediction

Southern Jaguars vs. Butler Bulldogs, 12/14/19 Prediction & Odds

The 18th-ranked Butler Bulldogs will be huge favorites at home this afternoon as they play the Southern Jaguars? Will Butler cover the big number as it looks to rebound from its first loss?

Game Snapshot

308303 Southern Jaguars at 308303 Butler Bulldogs

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Hinkle Fieldhouse at 12PM ET


Compare odds from multiple different online sportsbooks and shop for the best lines at our NCAA Basketball Odds & Betting Page


Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers, the Bulldogs are a 29-point favorite on the spread line. The over-under is set at 130 points. As of Saturday morning, 76 percent of public bets are being placed on host Butler. Check out our College Basketball Public Betting Page for the latest info.

Jaguars drop third straight

Southern lost by a score of 85-62 Thursday night at Wright State to drop to 3-7 overall and 0-7 on the road. Damiree Burns paced the Jaguars with 16 points on 7-of-12 shooting plus 2-of-2 at the free throw line. He also grabbed nine rebounds. Brendon Brooks added 16 points and four boards off the bench. Southern trailed 44-33 at halftime and was unable to recover. 

Bulldogs edged by Bears

Butler suffered a 53-52 defeat Tuesday night at 11th-ranked Baylor to fall to 9-1 overall and 1-1 on the road. The Bulldogs outscored the Bears 28-19 in the second half but could not quite rally all the way back. Kamar Baldwin led Butler with 19 points on 9-of-24 shooting including 1-of-5 from 3-point distance. He also registered seven rebounds and three assists. Sean McDermott added 16 points and five boards.

College Basketball Betting Trends


The Jaguars are 4-0 ATS in their last four Saturday games. Southern is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games overall.


The Bulldogs are 9-2 ATS in their last 11 games overall. Butler is 5-2 ATS in its last seven Saturday games.


Butler will be facing one of the worst teams in the country this afternoon, but it could be a trap game. Not in the sense that it will be relatively close, but the Bulldogs might not have their usual focus. They have played a very difficult schedule and are coming off a tough loss at Baylor, while a showdown with Purdue is on deck. While Butler still should win relatively easy, I see it staying inside the number. Southern lost by 15 at a top 100 squad in Akron so the potential is there to at least show a little life.




College Basketball Predictions

Thumbnail UNC vs. KU Over/Under Prediction With the total for Monday night’s Men’s NCAA Tournament National Championship sitting at 152, will North Carolina and Kansas combine for enough points to get over that...
Thumbnail UNC vs. Kansas Spread Prediction The Men’s NCAA Tournament National Championship will be played on Monday night in New Orleans, LA where the North Carolina Tar Heels will take on the Kansas Jayhawks at...
Thumbnail North Carolina vs. Duke Prediction The highly anticipated Final Four matchup between North Carolina and Duke will take place at 8:49 p.m. ET on Saturday night. With the Blue Devils laying 4 points...
Thumbnail Villanova vs. Kansas Prediction Kansas is the last No. 1 seed remaining in the NCAA Tournament and is a 4-point favorite against 2 seed Villanova in the Final Four on Saturday evening. Will the...
Thumbnail TBC Championship Prediction The Basketball Classic Championship will be played at The HTC Center in Conway, SC on Friday night when Fresno State takes on Coastal Carolina at 6:00 p.m. ET. Will the...

NCAAB Headlines