UConn vs. Butler: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – February 6, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on February 6, 2024

In regular season action on Tuesday, the No. 1 UConn Huskies (20-2, 10-1 Big East) will face the Butler Bulldogs (15-7, 6-5 Big East), with Butler’s Posh Alexander among the key players to watch. Tipoff at XL Center is at 8:30 PM ET. The Huskies are currently double-digit 15-point favorites against the Bulldogs. The over/under is 146 points for the game.

UConn vs. Butler Betting Lines

UConn vs Butler Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
UConn -15 146 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Butler (+15)
Total Pick Over (146)

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UConn vs. Butler Stat Rankings

UConn Avg. (Rank) Butler Avg. (Rank)
81.4 (32nd) Points Scored 81.6 (30th)
64.2 (20th) Points Allowed 73.8 (242nd)
(1st) Rebounds (1st)
10.1 (63rd) Off. Rebounds 8.1 (225th)
8.8 (60th) 3pt Made 8.4 (92nd)
18.1 (12th) Assists 15.1 (77th)
9.8 (48th) Turnovers 9.9 (55th)

UConn vs. Butler Betting Trends

  • The Huskies are 13-9-0 against the spread this season.
  • Against the spread as 15-point favorites or more, UConn is 4-4.
  • The Huskies have played 22 games this season, and 12 of them have gone over the total.
  • A total of 11 times so far this year, UConn and its opponent have combined for more than 146 points.
  • The over/under in this game is 146 points, 0.5 higher than the average total in Huskies games this season.
  • Against the spread, Butler is 11-10-0 this season.
  • Out of 22 UConn’s games so far this season, 12 have gone over the total.
  • Bulldogs games have had over 146 points 14 times this year.
  • The average total for Butler’s games is 155.4 points, which is 9.4 more than this game’s over/under.

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UConn Impact Players

  • Tristen Newton paces his squad in points (15.9), rebounds (6.7) and assists (5.7) per game, shooting 41.4% from the floor and 30.4% from downtown with 1.6 made 3-pointers per game. Defensively, he posts 1.2 steals and 0.4 blocked shots.
  • Cam Spencer is putting up 15.3 points, 3.2 assists and 4.5 rebounds per contest.
  • Alex Karaban is posting 14.5 points, 1.6 assists and 5.8 rebounds per contest.
  • Donovan Clingan averages 12.3 points, 6.1 rebounds and 1.2 assists per contest. Defensively, he averages 0.4 steals and 1.9 blocked shots.
  • Stephon Castle puts up 10.9 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game, shooting 46.3% from the floor.

Butler Impact Players

  • Jahmyl Telfort is averaging 14.4 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game, making 44.1% of his shots from the field and 37.5% from beyond the arc, with 1.1 triples per game.
  • Alexander is posting a team-best 5.1 assists per contest. He’s also contributing 11.4 points and 4.2 rebounds, sinking 43.5% of his shots from the field.
  • Pierre Brooks is averaging a team-best 16.5 points per game. And he is contributing 4.5 rebounds and 1.2 assists, sinking 46.6% of his shots from the field, and 43.1% from beyond the arc resulting in 2.7 triples per game.
  • DJ Davis is posting 14.0 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game, making 43.4% of his shots from the floor and 37.2% from 3-point range, with 2.0 triples per contest.
  • Jalen Thomas is the Bulldogs’ top rebounder (6.6 per game), and he contributes 6.6 points and 0.7 assists.

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