College Basketball Odds & Picks for Indiana vs. Butler: Sharp Bettors Moving Spread on Saturday (Dec. 19)
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- A loaded Saturday in sports gets underway with an 11:30 a.m. ET college basketball matchup between Indiana and Butler.
- According to the latest college basketball odds, the Hoosiers are 8-point favorites over the Bulldogs, but the spread hasn't always been at this number.
- Using our college basketball betting tools, PJ Walsh details how smart money from professional bettors is moving Indiana vs. Butler odds.
College Basketball Odds: Indiana vs. Butler
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Have you looked at today’s sports schedule?
College basketball all day, including No. 1 Gonzaga vs. No. 3 Iowa, college football conference championship games, anchored by Clemson vs. Notre Dame, Northwestern vs. Ohio State and Alabama vs. Florida, and the first NFL Saturday slate of the season.
In fact, Indiana vs. Butler gets the day underway at 11:30 a.m. ET, so we don’t even have to wait until noon to get in on the action.
And according to The Action Network’s PRO betting tools, sharps aren’t waiting either.
College Basketball Picks: Indiana vs. Butler
Indiana opened as a 7-point favorite against Butler and is attracting just 37% of the betting action. However, this spread has climbed one point to -8 (click here for the latest college basketball odds) across the betting market.
Why? You can thank professional bettors.
Sports Insights’ Bet Signals identified a flood of smart money from wiseguys (also referred to as “steam”) flowing in on the Hoosiers just before 7:15 a.m. ET today.
This Indiana steam alerted oddsmakers that the -7 spread was likely too short, forcing a market-wide adjustment to -8.