Butler vs Wisconsin Milwaukee Spread, Trends, and Free Pick – 2011 Horizon League Championship Game

Butler Bulldogs (22-9) at Wisconsin Milwaukee (19-12)
When: Tuesday, March 8th, 2011
Where: US Cellular Arena, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Time: 8:00 CT

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The point spread for tonight’s Horizon League Championship Game between the Butler Bulldogs and Wisconsin Milwaukee Panthers opened up Monday afternoon at -3 in favor of the road team Bulldogs at BetUS.com and the total was set at 137. So far, early indications are that the betting public is on the Panthers as 64% are on the home team. To help you better decide who to bet, take a look at these trends for tonight.

Bulldogs are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 Tuesday games.

Bulldogs are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600.

Panthers are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games as a home underdog.

Panthers are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games following a S.U. win.

Under is 4-1 in Bulldogs last 5 vs. Horizon League.

Under is 4-1 in Bulldogs last 5 games as a favorite.

Over is 4-1 in Panthers last 5 overall.

Under is 9-3 in Panthers last 12 games following a ATS win.

Bulldogs are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Wis.-Milwaukee.

Bulldogs are 0-6 ATS in the last 6 meetings.

My Prediction: Wisconsin Milwaukee gets to play this game at home by virtue of sweeping the season series this year against Butler. The Bulldogs are a much more experienced team in this situation and won’t lose to the Panthers for a third time. Take Butler minus the points.

Butler -3