Villanova vs. Butler Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed Villanova as a 4-point favorite over Butler while the over/under total is currently sitting at 135.5 points. The Wildcats are 11-1 overall and 1-1 on the road, while the Bulldogs are 10-2 overall and 6-0 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Bulldogs opened as 4-point underdogs and that’s where the spread currently sits at most online and Vegas sports books, although some places list the line at 4.5. As for the total, it opened at 132.5 and has been bet as high as 135.5, 136 or even 137.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 66% of college basketball public bettors currently favor the Wildcats. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NCAA FREE PICK: Take the over. According to the latest college basketball trends, the over is 7-1 in the Wildcats’ last eight road games, 7-1 in their last eight road games versus a team with a winning home record and 4-1 in their last five games following a straight up loss. The over is also 4-1 in the Wildcats’ last five games versus the Big East, 7-2 in their last nine games versus a team with a winning percentage of above .600 and 11-5 in their last 16 games overall. The over is 4-0 in the Bulldogs’ last four games following an ATS loss and 4-1 in their last five games after allowing less than 50 points in their previous game.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL FREE PICK: VILLANOVA/BUTLER OVER 135.5