UConn Huskies vs Butler Bulldogs 1/20/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

UConn Huskies vs Butler Bulldogs 1/20/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

 

The 25th ranked UConn Huskies (12-4) will meet the Butler Bulldogs (9-8) in the Big East Conference at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Thursday at 9:00 PM ET. Connecticut won 12 of their last 16 outings played this season.

 

The Huskies are 3-2 in their last five matches after losing to Providence and Seton Hall but won over Marquette, St. John’s, and the Butler Bulldogs in the first game of a two-match set. The 25th ranked Connecticut occupied 5th place at 3-2 in the Big East with a 12-4 overall standing while winning one of their last three road contests this season.

 

The Huskies held the Bulldogs’ scoring to just 24 while gaining 39 points in the first half while adding two more point-advantage after the break leading to their 76-59 victory on Tuesday.

 

Guard RJ Cole led UConn with 17 points while Forward Adama Sanogo grabbed 15 rebounds and added 13 points to complete his double-double score in triumph.

 

The Huskies’ offense gained an average of 80.0 points, 42.3 rebounds, and 15.3 assists per outing while their defense gave up 64.8 PPG with an average of 7.3 blocks and 7.1 steals per contest. Guard RJ Cole powered the offense for Connecticut with an average of 16.4 points, 3.7 rebounds, and 4.8 assists per match.

 

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UConn Huskies vs Butler Bulldogs Predictions 1/20/2022

 

The Butler Bulldogs will try to bounce back from their last loss to the Huskies in the Game 1 of a back-to-back slate on Tuesday. The Bulldogs lost four of their last five contests played including their recent 17-point loss to the Connecticut Huskies on Tuesday.

 

Butler dropped to 9th place at 2-4 in the Big East Conference with an overall standing at 9-8 while winning 6 of their last 9 outings played at home this season. The Bulldogs chased a 15-point halftime lead by the Huskies and allowed a 35-37 point-advantage in the final half heading to their 59-76 defeat last time out.

 

Guard Jayden Taylor led Butler in scoring with 19 points while Guard Simas Lukosius added 17 points off the bench for the Bulldogs.

 

Bryce Golden led the offense for Butler with an average of 10.4 points, 4.1 rebounds, and 0.6 assists per contest while Aaron Thompson pitched an average of 8.1 PPG with an average of 2.9 rebounds and 4.5 assists per match.

 

The Bulldogs’ offense posted an average of 63.4 points, 31.4 rebounds, and 11.9 assists per outing while their defense blocked 3.1 shots with 5.2 steals per game but allowed an average of 62.6 PPG to their rivals.             

 

#25 UConn Huskies vs. Butler Bulldogs. The NCAAB Pick for this match-up is Connecticut -8.5. The Huskies averaged 80.0 PPG while allowing just 64.8 PPG to their opponents while the Bulldogs earned an average of 63.4 PPG but gave up 62.6 PPG this season.

 

The defense for Connecticut will contain the ailing offense of Butler while their potent offense will dominate the scoring in this match. The prediction: The UConn Huskies will win at 69-60.

 

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UConn Huskies vs Butler Bulldogs 1/20/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

NCAAB Starting Time: 9:00 PM ET

 

Location: Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN

 

Date: Thursday, January 20, 2022

 

TV: FS1

 

NCAAB Odds/Point Spread: UConn Huskies -8.5  

 

NCAAB Totals: 128

 

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