/Providence vs. Butler odds, line: 2020 college basketball picks, Dec. 23 predictions from proven model
Providence vs. Butler odds, line: 2020 college basketball picks, Dec. 23 predictions from proven model

Providence vs. Butler odds, line: 2020 college basketball picks, Dec. 23 predictions from proven model

A Big East battle is on tap Wednesday between the Providence Friars and the Butler Bulldogs at 6 p.m. ET at Hinkle Fieldhouse. Butler is 1-3 overall and 1-1 at home, while Providence is 5-2 overall and 2-0 on the road. The Friars are 6-1 against the spread in their last seven games following an ATS win. The Bulldogs, meanwhile, are 9-3 against the spread in their last 12 games as a home underdog.

The home team is 8-3 against the spread in the last 11 games of this series. The Friars are favored by 1.5-points in the latest Butler vs. Providence odds from William Hill Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 133. Before entering any Providence vs. Butler picks, you’ll want to see the college basketball predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive profit of almost $2,600 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread. It’s off to a profitable start in the 2020-21 season, going 12-9 on all its top-rated picks and returning almost $300. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Butler vs. Providence. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several college basketball odds for Butler vs. Providence:

  • Butler vs. Providence spread: Butler +1.5
  • Butler vs. Providence over-under: 133 points
  • Butler vs. Providence money line: Providence -125, Butler +105

What you need to know about Butler

The Bulldogs fell just short to Southern Illinois on Monday, losing 76-73. Chuck Harris scored a team-high 22 points and dished out six assists, while forward Bryce Nze posted a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds to go with five assists.

The Bulldogs are stumbling into Wednesday’s matchup with the 32nd-fewest takeaways in college basketball, getting only 11 on average. However, Butler is 16-4 in its last 20 home games. In addition, Butler is 4-2 against the spread in its last six games against an opponent from the Big East.

What you need to know about Providence

The Friars edged past host Seton Hall 80-77 on Sunday on the strength of A.J. Reeves’ half-court heave with four seconds to play. Nate Watson led the charge for the Friars, finishing with 23 points and 11 rebounds. For the season, Watson is averaging 19.3 points and 6.4 rebounds per game.

Providence has dominated this rivalry in recent years. In fact, the Friars are 4-1 in their last five meetings against Butler. Providence is also 5-2 against the spread in its last seven games on the road against the Bulldogs.

How to make Butler vs. Providence picks

The model has simulated Butler vs. Providence 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning over, and it also says one side of the spread is hitting in over 50 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Butler vs. Providence? And which side of the spread cashes in over 50 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the Providence vs. Butler spread you need to jump on Wednesday, all from the model that has crushed its college basketball picks, and find out.