Butler vs Seton Hall Betting Odds and Pick – January 25, 2017


The Butler Bulldogs look to make up ground on Big East-leading Villanova when they visit Seton Hall on Wednesday. If nothing else, bettors should keep an eye on the Bulldogs, as Butler has covered in seven straight games against Seton Hall.

– Shark Bites
  • The total has gone OVER in the past 4 games between Butler and Seton Hall.
  • Seton Hall is 10-0 SU in its last 10 games at home.
  • Butler is 13-5 ATS in its last 18 games against the Big East.

Butler’s game plan lately has basically equated to going down by a whole lot of points and then making a huge comeback. The Bulldogs were down 18 points and 20 points in their past two outings before clawing back to win. Freshman Kamar Baldwin has suddenly become Butler’s biggest offensive threat, as the guard is averaging 19 ppg in the past three outings.

Seton Hall has been skidding lately, with the Pirates going just 1-3 SU in their past four. Angel Delgado has quietly developed into one of the most prolific players in the nation, as the Dominican Republic native has recorded a double-double in 12 of Seton Hall’s past 13 games. Delgado is also coming off the best game of his collegiate career, as he notched 21 points and 20 rebounds against St. John’s.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Seton Hall Pirates in this one found them listed as 1.5-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Bulldogs was expected to move the line.

Butler Bulldogs vs Seton Hall Pirates Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Seton Hall Pirates battles the Butler Bulldogs, currently sitting with a 17-3 mark (13-7 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 9-9 for the Seton Hall Pirates and 9-10-1 for the Butler Bulldogs.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 86 (Seton Hall) and the No. 52 (Butler) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Seton Hall’s No. 118 nationally ranked offense (75.53 points per game) against a Butler Bulldogs defense that sits as the No. 55 at 67 PPG. The Seton Hall Pirates have been averaging 46.29% from the field, less than the Bulldogs have managed so far this season (47.73% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kethan Savage scored 20 points leading the Bulldogs to a 70-69 victory over DePaul at Allstate Arena on Saturday.

Angel Delgado scored 21 points and helped out with 21 rebounds for Seton Hall on Sunday, leading the Pirates to a 86-73 victory over St. John’s at Prudential Center.

Betting Trends
  • Butler is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Butler is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Butler’s last 12 games
  • Butler is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
  • Seton Hall is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games
  • Seton Hall is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Seton Hall is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Seton Hall is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Butler

Next Betting Matchups

Butler home to Georgetown University, Saturday, January 28th
Seton Hall at Xavier, Wednesday, February 1st


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