UConn Vs Butler: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – January 22, 2023

Written By PlayPicks Staff on January 21, 2023 - Last Updated on May 13, 2024

The No. 15 UConn Huskies (15-5, 4-5 Big East) will be attempting to stop a three-game losing skid when hosting the Butler Bulldogs (11-9, 3-6 Big East) on Sunday, January 22, 2023 at XL Center. It will air at 12:00 PM ET on FOX. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Huskies’ (-1646 to win on the moneyline) game versus the Bulldogs (+867).

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UConn Vs Butler Betting Lines

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Butler (+15)
Total Pick Over (137.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

UConn Vs Butler Stat Rankings

UConn Avg. (Rank) Butler Avg. (Rank)
79 (37th) Points Scored 69 (242nd)
63.9 (45th) Points Allowed 66.6 (103rd)
37.8 (27th) Rebounds 30.3 (324th)
11.8 (29th) Off. Rebounds 6.3 (352nd)
9.2 (33rd) 3pt Made 6.9 (236th)
17.6 (10th) Assists 13 (206th)
12.2 (172nd) Turnovers 11.2 (80th)

UConn Vs Butler Betting Trends

  • Against the spread, the Huskies are 12-8-0 this season.
  • UConn is 5-2 as 15-point favorites or more.
  • This year, 11 of the Huskies’ 20 games have gone over the point total.
  • In 13 games this year, UConn and its opponent have combined for more than 137.5 points.
  • The over/under in this matchup is 137.5 points, and that’s 5.4 less than the average total in this season’s Huskies contests.
  • Butler has nine wins in 20 games against the spread this season.
  • UConn has seen 11 of its 20 games hit the over.
  • Bulldogs games have gone over 137.5 points on nine occasions this year.
  • Butler’s games average 135.6 total points, 1.9 fewer than the total for this matchup.

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UConn Impact Players

  • Adama Sanogo averages 17.2 points and 6.8 rebounds per game — both team highs. He is also putting up 1.2 assists, shooting 59.1% from the floor.
  • Jordan Hawkins averages 15.2 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists per contest. At the other end, he delivers 1.1 steals and 0.5 blocked shots.
  • Donovan Clingan is posting 8.7 points, 0.4 assists and 6.4 rebounds per contest.
  • Tristen Newton is posting 9.1 points, 4.1 assists and 4 rebounds per game.
  • Andre Jackson leads the Huskies at 4.6 assists per contest, while also posting 6.4 rebounds and 6.2 points.

Butler Impact Players

  • Manny Bates is the Bulldogs’ top scorer (12.6 points per game) and rebounder (5.9), and posts 1.4 assists.
  • The Bulldogs get 12.3 points, 3.8 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game from Chuck Harris.
  • The Bulldogs receive 9.9 points, 3.9 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game from Eric Hunter Jr..
  • Simas Lukosius leads the Bulldogs in assists (3 per game), and produces 11.5 points and 3.8 rebounds. He also puts up 1 steal and 0.1 blocked shots.
  • Jayden Taylor gets the Bulldogs 12.2 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game. He also puts up 1.4 steals and 0.5 blocked shots.
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