Where: Ferrell Center, Waco, TX
When: Tuesday, December 10, 9:00 PM. ET.
The Baylor Bears will be going for their seventh consecutive win when they take on the Butler Bulldogs in a battle between two top 20 teams on Tuesday night.
Bulldogs Going For 10th Consecutive WinThe Bulldogs are off to a perfect start this season, winning their first nine games. They will try to keep the momentum going with a win over the Bears, which will give them their 10th win in a row and first win over a ranked opponent this season.
Butler is averaging 71.7 points per game, shooting 49 percent from the field and 37 percent from three-point range. The team finished with 76 points in its win over Florida and will need another good offensive performance to beat the Bears.
Sean McDermott led the way for the Bulldogs with 16 points, seven rebounds, and three steals. Aaron Thompson finished with 16 points, four rebounds, and seven assists, while Jordan Tucker added 13 points and three rebounds for the Bulldogs.
Butler is one of the best defensive e teams in the country, holding opponents to 56.2 points per game, which is ninth. They held the Gators to 62 points in their last game and will need another solid defensive effort to beat the Bears on Tuesday.
Bears Going For Third Win Over Ranked TeamThe Bears have played well so far, winning seven of their first eight games of the year. They also have two wins against ranked opponents this season and will be trying to pick up their seventh win in a row and third win over a ranked opponent when they face the Bulldogs on Tuesday.
Baylor has played well offensively, averaging 77.8 points per game. The team is shooting 43 percent from the field and 37 percent from three-point range. They finished with 63 points in their last game and will need to play better offensively if they want to beat the Bulldogs.
MaCio Teague led the way for the Bears with 19 points and seven rebounds. Freddie Gillespie finished with 17 points, 13 rebounds, and five blocks, while Jared Butler added 13 points and three rebounds for the Bears.
Baylor has also played well defensively, holding opponents to 61.4 points per game. They held the Wildcats to 58 points in their last game and will need to keep playing well defensively if they want to get past the Bulldogs on Tuesday.
The top supporting trends for this game, found on Oddsshark.com, are: Butler is:
- 7-2-1 ATS in their last 10 games.
The top supporting trends for this game, found on Oddsshark.com, are: Baylor is:
- 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
- 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Big East Conference.